Link-love #17


It’s been a while since my last link round- up so I have a ton to share with you! First, the finance and personal finance related articles I enjoyed these past few weeks:

Disney is one of my favourite things in the world (the oldskool stuff) so check out this post on Daily Money Short

Google Page Rank can make or break your website on OMB, if you are a blogger like me you know that PR is almost everything when it comes to building your site. Unless you’re just writing for the writing and don’t care about readers or growing, you want to build your site and possibly make some side income from it. PR is important!

Harper’s plan to cut Canada’s Old Age Security (OAS) program on Financial God. I get peeved every time I see the CPP deductions coming from my paycheque. I don’t agree with the current payout amounts for people with incomes above $50-60k.

How to have anything you want with no regrets on Money Cactus

A great post on Newly Weds on a Budget; What I will tell our children about sacrifices that are worth it.

The Best Tips for Automating your Finances on Not Made of Money. Having a portion of my finances automated has been a huge help in getting ahead financially. My mortgage, home, auto and health insurance as well as my RSP contribution all come out my one and only checking account. All I have to do is make sure there is enough cash in my checking account to cover it all. I have the transactions schedules in my favourite budgeting program; YNAB so I always know what’s coming up. Honestly, I don’t remember the last time I missed a bill! Soon I will also have my utilities direct withdrawn!

The financial burden of moving (and breaking up) on Modest Money

9 Big money wasters on Step Away From the Mall, and yes, extended warranties are one of the 9.

Derek at Life and my Finances is hosting a giveaway for a $100 Amazon card, who doesn’t like free stuff?

and last but not least The Ideal amount of Savings at Age 30 on Sweating the Big Stuff


And some not so personal finance related stuff:

Check out this super gool gadget: Thermostats can be cool!

and Shit my tenants say on Your Finances Simplified



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