A look at five interesting personal finance posts from other bloggers around the web. This week: cliches that make you money, how to prepare for disaster at home, beauty aids currently in your refrigerator, the worst company in America, and how to cut the clutter.
[The Digerati Life] “Ever since I got out of school at the age of 22, I had always been fascinated with the subject of personal finance, which is simply the business of making, keeping and managing one’s money. To be out on my own and independent was a formidable thought for me, so I took it upon myself to learn about it as much as I could…”
[Free Money Finance] “The Consumerist tells the story of a woman’s house that burned down and nine things she wished she had done before the fire broke out. In my opinion, these really serve as a list of what to do to prepare for any sort of home disaster — fire, flood, storm, etc. and are as follows…”
[Mintlifeblog] “A $25 face mask may be cheap enough to make it onto a magazine’s ‘bargain’ beauty buys list, but there are less expensive and more effective head-to-toe pampering products to be had in your fridge and pantry.”
[Consumerist] Are you mad as hell and not going to take it anymore? Here’s a chance to strike back. Every year The Consumerist sponsors a “Worst Company in America” contest. See who’s leading the competition thus far and why.
[Bargaineering] “The reality is that we are all living somewhere on the spectrum between completely untethered and certified hoarder.”