This carnival has tons of great posts from all your favorite bloggers, and shares the exciting news that all of the best shows on television are coming back: the premiere date for Breaking Bad has been set for July 15 and the season’s promotional poster has been revealed–
Not to mention Weeds and Dexter. So I better get my finances in order so I can enjoy all of these sociopath drug dealers and criminals in a comfortable state of mind. Welcome to this week’s Totally Money Blog Carnival!
Jen presents How to Manage a Bare-Bones Budget posted at The Happy Homeowner. I feel like I am on a bare-bones budget for at least the next 12 months if I want to make a real dent in my debt, so I really enjoyed this.
eemusings presents Motivation: Saving vs paying down debt posted at Musings of an Abstract Aucklander. Great question, ee, since most people remind us that it’s silly to do anything but pay off debt, but at the same time, creating $1,000-$3,000 in savings for yourself when you have never had real savings before could also be a great motivator to continue to stay on track when it comes to your finances.
Miss T. presents Save Money with an Organized Approach to Home Maintenance posted at Prairie Eco Thrifter. This list is so thorough, it could serve as a checklist for potential homeowners to check out the condition of homes they are looking at for purchase.
PK presents Have You Ever Been Dropped By a Company? posted at Don’t Quit Your Day Job…. Pit Bulls and all of their related breeds are a misunderstood bunch and your insurance company may have something to say about your pet adoption. But don’t let it deter you, pit bulls are great dogs in the hands of good owners and there are insurance companies around who won’t suddenly drop you as PK found out.
Forest Parks presents Buying in bulk can lead to eating in bulk posted at Frugal Zeitgeist. Buying in bulk of course is a great idea but it can lead to some issues and one big one is the one of eating all that bulk food.
Beating Broke presents Start Your Summer Right–Go Straight to the Farm for the Best Produce posted at Beating Broke.
FMF presents Your Money or Your Life, Calculating Your Lifetime Savings Percentage posted at Free Money Finance.
Sandy presents Why High School Seniors Are Choosing to Stay Close to Home posted at Yes, I am Cheap.
Jason presents Pyramid Schemes vs Multi-Level Marketing and My Experience posted at One Money Design.
SB presents Citi Thank you Prestige Card Review – Do you Need it? posted at Finance Product Reviews.
Ray presents The Potential Value of Giving Something Away for Free posted at Squirrelers.
Jeff Rose presents 6 Key Steps On How to Pass Your Life Insurance Medical Exam posted at Life Insurance By Jeff.
That’s all from this week’s carnival. If you are interested in submitting to future Totally Money Carnivals, head over here.