Carnival Of Personal Finance #452

By | February 24, 2014


We are pleased to host the Carnival of Personal Finance this week. It is with great pleasure that we have also been asked to try a new format that will allow the carnival to run a new and exciting course for those that are hosting the event.

Please link back to this site and share on social media if you have been selected to be a part of our edition.

Our theme is:

Money management can make you a better person being less stressed and more positive. It can help you lead a happier healthier life.

It is important to look at the money that we have available and understand the best ways in which we can make it work harder and better for us all. Let’s start the Carnival off with the Editor’s Top 10 Choices.

How to make those great money choices can sometimes feel difficult but there are some great choices that could help you on the way.  With rising interest rates, some 3 ETF options that we can take to position ourselves to take advantage of the rising rates. If you are looking for some great ETF’s this year this article will help you look at some of the great options available this year.

Money won’t create success, the freedom to make it will.

Nelson Mandela

Looking for ways to increase your disposable income? Then the next article will help you there. You might want to consider saving some money on child care costs? Our second article will help you there. Having problems with money or do you owe too much? Our third article helps with practical advice.

This is echoed in our fourth article with practical advice to getting out of debt. Maybe you need help with analysing your spending habits by creating your own personal finance score? A nip to alternative currency might help make you finances stretch perhaps? One way to help the money to go further is to create a budget, using great free software is just one option.

Getting the tax just right could save you time and expense.

The hardest thing to understand in the world is the income tax.

Albert Einstein

But the best way to secure a happy future is to discuss it with a partner. At great tip with children is to talk over having a budget to help them grow and develop.

What is important with any money that you have whether it is a combined income with your partner, to help and support your family, or if you are on your own. Creating a budget and setting goals is going to be the best way that you can increase your personal wealth and start to make your money work harder for you.

Here are more articles beyond the Editor’s Top 10 Choices.

From finding the right car dealership to winning big and the potential that you have with money to invest, pay off debts the list goes on. To the possibility of the reasons as to why you don’t jet of on holiday. What are your odds of winning the lottery?

Starting a new business, have you considered a blog? Here’s how to start. If you just have an hour a day there are possibilities, that you might not have considered.Or maybe you want to clean out some clutter from your home.

All I ask is the chance to prove that money can’t make me happy.

Spike Milligan

Teach your children about finance or help them understand all the options for the future college they pick.

But the most important aspect is learning to budget, learn the best places for spending your money, so you know how to keep track of your credit report. This will enable you to get a loan at a great rate.


The importance of money flows from it being a link between the present and the future.

John Maynard Keynes

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