August 26th, 2011

Friday Roundup: I’ll Never Buy Music Again – Except Monthly

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I’ll Never Buy Music Again – Except Monthly. Throughout my life I’ve gone through a series of various philosophies on music listening, performance and consumption. As a kid, I was REALLY into music. I started playing guitar at about 13, went on to be in various “Battle of the Bands” and other concerts, etc. and was a voracious consumer of rock and metal music. Darwin’s Finance

What to do if you get turned down for a credit card. Sometimes I’m introduced as “the woman who literally wrote the book about credit scoring.” (It’s called “Your Credit Score,” and you can find it on Amazon and wherever else fine books are sold.) My FICO scores are typically in the high 700s to low 800s. My credit record is so clean it sparkles. And yet I’ve known the sting of being turned down for a credit card. Ask Liz Weston

You Realize Books Are Free, Right? Let me say, right from the beginning of this post: Kindles, Kobos and other kinds of e-readers are pretty cool. I recently had the chance to play around with one, and I can understand the appeal behind getting one. The backlight technology makes for a pretty enjoyable reading experience. Canadian Finance Blog

How Long Does It Take To Become A Millionaire? Generally it’s pretty poor taste when a billionaire tells other people to contribute more money to anything. It’s like sharing a cab ride with Warren Buffet and he asks you to pay with your last $10 bill when he’s got a wad of $100s. Not cool. Financial Samurai

5 Credit Card Mistakes Almost Everyone Makes. We all know that, used properly, credit cards can be great tools. Unfortunately, it’s also easy to fall into the debt trap, making mistakes that can result in paying a lot in interest. Financial Highway

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One Comment

  1. Thanks for the highlight as always. I wonder when we’re going to have a blogger get together again. HAwaii perhaps?! Best, Sam

    Financial Samurai at 7:06 pm on August 28, 2011

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