Welcome to the 15th edition of the Carnival of Money Stories. Andy has asked that I only include personal money stories and money experience – always be sure to check the submission guidelines! I had a very long list of articles to get through, but was able to find some new and interesting blogs. One lesson I learned was that a touch of humor helps to make your article stand out from the others.
Daniel asks whether he should get into the Thai property market: Jumping into Thai real estate market head first
Midnight Raider writes why they decided to buy their own property instead of renting: Homeownership Made Sense For Us
Mr Credit Card writes how his mortgage feels like credit card debt: My Mortgage Feels Like Credit Card Debt (Ask Mr Credit Card’s Blog)
MoneyChangesThings writes how her honesty resulted in his account actually being credited $300: My Ethics Reward: $300!.
Sheppard Salter writes on some new business scams: More Scams That Sabotage The Simple Life
Super Saver writes about his latest stock purchases: Buy Stocks Now? – Build Intestinal Fortitude
Allen Taylor looks at which years are better for investing: Making Big Money By Looking At The Seasons Of Investment.
MoneyNing has an interesting article on whether we actually waste time trying to save money: Maybe We Spend Too Much Time Saving Money
Smith has an interesting article on why getting a summer job is not always the best option for students: The Economics of a High School Student
Silicon Valley Blogger has an interesting article on the costs of beauty: How To Look Good On A Budget: The Business of Beauty
Christine Kane has a very thought provoking article, something which I can strongly relate to: Are You Saving Money or Wasting Time?
Eric Stanley writes how he saves money by using coupons and making his own meals: Free Up 2,000 A Month – Easily
Matthew Paulson has an article on buying second hand jewlery, but I don’t think many women will agree with him: Buying Jewelry On the Secondary Market: It’ll Save You Thousands
Brett McKay has a funny article on why he hates cars: I Hate Cars
Nina writes about her first argument over money with her partner: Sleeping with Money: Our First Big Money Fight
And to finish on a touch of humor:
Madeleine Begun Kane writes a limerick: Married To Money