Sunday Round-Up for March 13, 2011

Financial planning, as you all know quite well, is a life-long process.  From the minute we decide to buy that very first pack of gum or save the money to go towards something bigger and shinier down the road, we embark on the financial planning journey.  Even if we don’t write down an official plan, we’re making choices that will influence our financial future.

No matter where you come from or how much you make, the key factor we all share is the need to learn.  I hope that you all walk away with a little bit of new knowledge after reading the posts on MomVesting.  I know I do—even if it’s only a new perspective that I took away from it. 

That’s what I like most about reading other people’s blogs.  Everyone in the blogosphere comes from such varying backgrounds.  For something that has its roots based in math, it never ceases to amaze me how subjective such objective characteristics become.  We all quantify and qualify back and forth constantly.  I just love it!

Here are some of my favorite posts from this week:

Keeping it Fun

Moms Can Play Pretend Too” from Minting Nickels

Frugal Fun with Bunk Beds” from Money Reasons

Keeping it Real

 “A Letter to A Friend with Money” from Aloysa’s Kitchen Sink

The Most Important Lesson I Learned from My First Love” from Invest it Wisely

Don’t Invest in the Stock Market”  from Ultimate Money Blog

Do You Ever Wonder Where it Went?” from Sustainable Life Blog

Had You Bought Apple Shares Instead of Apple Products” from Money Cone

Keeping it Focused

How to Stay on Track and Reach Your Goals” from Money Cactus

 “Dad’s Retirement” from Retire By 40

Lesser Known Thoughts about Retirement Planning” from Canadian Finance Blog

Types of Retirement Plans:  Individual Retirement Accounts” from Spruce Up Your Finances

Life Insurance Beneficiary – Who Should It Be?” from Wealth Pilgrim

Inflation Protection:  Are Real Return Bonds or TIPS the Answer?”  from Balance Junkie

 A quick review of MomVesting this week:

 Blog Carnivals we participated in:

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Money Reasons wrote:

Sun, 03/13/2011 - 09:00 Comment #: 1

I like the way you broke out your categories! Thank for the include, I'll definitely check out a few of the article leads above!

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Trying Harder | Money Reasons wrote:

Sun, 03/13/2011 - 09:07 Comment #: 2

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Spruce Up Your Finances wrote:

Sun, 03/13/2011 - 20:10 Comment #: 3

Thanks for the mention!

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Jeff @ Sustainable Life Blog wrote:

Sun, 03/13/2011 - 22:40 Comment #: 4

Thanks for including me.

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Jessica Schmeidler wrote:

Mon, 03/14/2011 - 05:13 Comment #: 5

You're welcome, everyone. Thank you for being such a great part of the MomVesting community. :)

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Invest It Wisely wrote:

Mon, 03/14/2011 - 12:01 Comment #: 6

Thanks for including my "most important lesson" post, it's much appreciated. :)

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