33 Days

Resource Reminder – 33 Days And 33 Ways Series

A few months ago, I put together a series of posts, focused on helping readers save money and reduce debt.  I called the series 33 Days And 33 Ways To Save Money And Reduce Debt.  (Clever title, no?)  Since then, the number of folks visiting my site and subscribing to its feed has grown, and some of you might not be aware of the 33 Days series.  I hope you’ll check it out and read through the various posts.  Not only did I write about saving money and reducing debt, but several other personal finance writers did, as well.  Their posts are listed as ‘reaction posts’. (You might ask, “Why 33 and not 30 or 31?”.  I wish I had…

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Looking For Inspiration When The Financial News Stinks

I don’t know how closely you’ve been paying attention to the financial news, but, apparently, stock prices are falling, gas prices are rising, and Larry Kudlow is still “right on America”.  Frankly, while I watch CNBC and keep up with the stock market, I’m a “buy-and-hold” type of guy.  So, while the news looks depressing, I’m hoping that the stock market – and the purchases I’m making right now in my retirement accounts – will rebound and move forward.  (For a great pick-me-up in the face of current news, read this very inspiring article over at The Digerati Life.  I’ve bookmarked it for future reference.  You might want to, too.) I realize, however, that we can’t just plan for the…

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StreetRead – An Interesting New Site For Stock Quotes And Financial Information

I just received an email from the folks over at Streetread.  So, I decided to take a quick look at the site.  Here are the details: The site does two things – 1.  It aggregates headlines from several popular financial sites.  (Think Business Week, Yahoo Finance, The Wall Street Journal, etc.) 2.  It helps you gather information about stocks that you want to follow, by presenting stock quotes and the most recent headlines associated with a particular stock. I signed up for an account.  (Signing up took about 20 seconds, which is nice.)  I only own one individual stock, so I wanted to see if the site would track my ETFs and Mutual Funds.  Unfortunately, while the ETF symbol was…

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