Great Advice From Around the Web


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This week I found several good blog posts on managing credit cards, along with a hodgepodge of other good personal finance advice. Take a look.

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Why I Hate Credit Card Points [Wise Bread]
"Prefer cash. You can spend it on whatever you want, not just on whatever the firm that offers points or miles wants to sell you."

What to Consider Before You Cancel Credit Cards [The Digerati Life]
"Credit card accounts shouldn't be treated like clutter. You can't just think about doing away with them without giving it some careful thought."

Nice Try, Credit Card Scammers! [Budgets Are Sexy]
"If you haven't reviewed your accounts lately, go and do it now! It's not a matter of IF you'll become a victim, but WHEN."

Improve Your Finances by Modifying Your Behavior [Consumerism Commentary]
"Using these tricks -- replacing old habits with new habits, adding barriers to bad behaviors, removing barriers to good choices, and changing the words to describe what you do -- can help you overcome the difficulty of putting what you know about 'spending less than you earn' into effect."

12 Tricks to Make Groceries Last Longer and Save Cash [Savvy Sugar]
"If you're throwing away food, you're wasting cash, and all the tips you've used to save money at the grocery store will be for naught."

17 Tips to Deal with Workplace Burnout & Job Stress [Money Crashers]
"You may be able to prevent burnout altogether by taking care of yourself, understanding your work style and motivating factors, and by having regular communication with your manager."

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