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The Dangers of Excess Frugality – Budgeting and Balanced Living

Saturday, 5 December 2009, 5:47 | Budgeting, Economics, Philosophy | 0 Comment
by Numan

“Virtue, then, is a state of character concerned with choice, lying in a mean… Now it is a mean between two vices, that which depends on excess and that which depends on defect; and again it is a mean because the vices respectively fall short of or exceed what is right in both passions and […]

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How I Saved $2,000 by Being Creative and What Else Did I Discover

Friday, 17 October 2008, 14:28 | Budgeting, Money Saving Tips, Psychology | 0 Comment
by Numan

The before and after pictures of my latest experiment are attached but there was so much more to the process. The straw that broke this camel’s back was a cream “oven painted” M.D.F bed and dresser priced at a whopping $2,400. We’ve been looking for a new bedroom for quite some time now but haven’t […]

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The Money Hacks Carnival #25 – The Olympic Edition

Tuesday, 12 August 2008, 4:36 | Economics | 0 Comment
by Numan

There can really be no other theme for this edition of the Carnival hosted here, at The Personal Financier, other than the Olympics. This edition will focus on the economic and financial aspects of these glorious games. If we drop the mask of cynicism that many of us usually wear as a protective measure a […]

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Research Prospective Employers, Timing the Market and More @ The Round Up

Sunday, 22 June 2008, 16:40 | Economics | 0 Comment
by Numan

The customary weekly roundup It’s already time for another weekly round-up. I haven’t had a lot of free time this week for myself as my new job requires most of my attention. Still I hope I was able to share at least three interesting posts as I usually do. Now to the carnivals: The Carnival […]

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Hedge against your bills, banking mistakes and more @ The Roundup

Sunday, 1 June 2008, 15:19 | Management | 0 Comment
by Numan

The customary weekly Roundup It’s time for another weekly roundup. I’m pleased to say I had a guest post featured on Consumerist Commentary titled “Make Investment Decisions Together to Avoid These Common Mistakes”. Tomorrow I’ll be hosting the Festival of Stocks with what seems to be a promising array of posts from personal finance ...

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Another Edition of the Investment Basics Carnival

Friday, 21 March 2008, 11:47 | Investing | 0 Comment
by Numan

Welcome to another edition of the Investment Basics Carnival. I’ve picked the following articles because I believe they offer added value. I’ve added my own thoughts to each article. Hopefully you’ll find them stimulating. Investments 1. Trent presents Review: One Up On Wall Street posted at The Simple Dollar. An interesting ...

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Inflation, Frugality and Vampire Energy – RoundUp

Saturday, 23 February 2008, 17:07 | Economics, Money Saving Tips | 0 Comment
by Numan

Inflation You guessed it. Talking inflation again. The NY Times published an article on Thursday discussing the problems facing the Fed as growth lags and inflation rises. As I’ve written in past posts the dilemma the Fed is facing is growing ever more difficult. With no foreseeable end to the slowdown and with prices increasing […]

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