February 17th, 2012

Friday Roundup: Go It Alone

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Go It Alone. “Have you ever wanted to be your own boss? Did you dream of starting your own business when you were young? If you are not self-employed now, what is stopping you? Is it not the right time? The timing is never perfect, but at some point in your life, the opportunity to go it alone will surface. I’ll share some stories with you today.” Retire by 40

Can You Live With Only 100 Things? “Dave Bruno often rails against consumerism. He reads books about over-consumption. He lectures about it at colleges. He blogs about it. But as Dave looked around his house one afternoon, he discovered that his life was full of clutter. He owned broken flashlights and first-generation iPods. He owned cookbooks, old coffee makers, flower vases, craft supplies and an enormous stack of dishtowels.” Afford Anything

Why I’m Glad I Got Into Debt… And How I Got Out of It. “Very often people think of being in debt as a bad thing, I don’t necessarily think that is true. Debt can definitely be a burden if we can’t afford to make our payments, but we can learn many financial lessons from getting into debt as well as getting out of it. We may have got into debt because we were financially irresponsible (or at least I did), but paying of our debt(s) makes us financially responsible.” Dinks Finance

Are Frequent Flyer Miles Taxable? “In case you haven’t heard, a number of Citi customers have received 1099-Misc forms for bonus miles that they received during 2011. But are frequent flyer miles actually taxable?” Five Cent Nickel

How to Determine Your Salary Range Accurately. “Ever wonder what range of salary you should be asking for? You can always ballpark an idea of it, but isn’t it better if you can get an actual set of numbers to work with? Enter my process for figuring this out!” Fabulously Broke in the City

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  1. Thanks for including me in this round-up!

    Paula @ Afford Anything at 9:35 am on February 18, 2012

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