Welcome to the 85th Running of the Money Hacks Carnival (Saturn’s New Ring Edition)

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Saturn's New Ring

Saturn\’s New Ring

Scientists have just discovered a new massive ring around Saturn. The ring starts 3.7 million miles away from Saturn, and extends another 7.4 million miles. The diameter of the ring is equivalent to 300 Saturns lined up side by side, making the ring almost as large as our national debt. So what does Saturn’s newly discovered ring have to do with personal finance and the Money Hacks carnival? Absolutely nothing, but it’s really cool.

So now on to the carnivals. We had some really great submissions this week, which have been loosely organized by topic to make navigating the articles a little easier. I’ve chose several submissions as editor’s pick, which are listed first. Enjoy!

Editor’s Picks

Jeff Rose presents What Are Your Options for a 401k Rollover to IRA? posted at Jeff Rose.

Linda Jones presents 100 Great Blog Posts to Jumpstart Your Job Search posted at JobProfiles.org – Job Descriptions and Online Schools to Start Your Career.

Tyler presents Less is More: Embrace Sustainability and Avoid a Scarcity Mindset posted at Frugally Green.

Madison presents $50 Amazon Gift Card to Celebrate 1 Million Visitors posted at My Dollar Plan. Let’s help Madison celebrate this most excellent milestone. Be sure to visit the post and leave a comment for a chance to win a $50 Amazon gift card!

Personal Finance Hacks

Carolyn Friedman presents 100 Best Blogs for Your Financial Intelligence posted at Executive MBA Programs.

Peter presents Cash For Appliances Government Stimulus Rebate Program Will Give Money For Old Refrigerators, Washers And More posted at Bible Money Matters.

Steve Patterson presents Tax Tip: Double Check Payroll Withholding | 2009 Taxes posted at 2009 Taxes.

Miss M presents 10 Simple Ways to Better Finances Today posted at M is for Money.

Felix Ekpa presents Money Or Freedom? posted at No Limits!.

Money Progress presents Tracking your Net Worth with Yodlee MoneyCenter posted at Money Progress.

Darwin presents 3 Painless Tips to Save Up for Something Special posted at Darwin’s Finance.

Shadox presents Shopping to Save the World posted at Money and Such.

Mrs Bankrupt presents Time Does Equal Money- Saving Money! Take the Challenge and See Your Savings! posted at Coupon Hound Dog.

Baker presents Could You List Every Single Item You Own? posted at Man Vs. Debt.

The Investor presents Emergency funds: The ten essential steps posted at Monevator.com.

Suzane Smith presents Top 20 Personal Expenses You Can Cut This Year to Save $1,000 posted at Accredited Online Degrees.

Career Hacks

Rose King presents 100 Great Social Sites to Boost Your Career and Brand posted at JobProfiles.org – Job Descriptions and Online Schools to Start Your Career.

Rose King presents 100 Twitter Feeds to Help You Land a Job posted at JobProfiles.org – Job Descriptions and Online Schools to Start Your Career.

Editor’s Note: You may have noticed that I’ve included three submissions from Job Profiles (one is above as an editor’s pick). The general rule of carnivals is that only one submission per blog will be included. But these three resources may prove very helpful for those looking for work, so I’ve broken the rule this week and included all three.

Mrs. Accountability presents $30 Bucks to A Good Cause… Because I Had To posted at Out of Debt Again.

Investing Hacks

Puneet presents Déjà vu : I’ve Been There posted at KuberKhana -Indian Stock Fundamental Analysis.

D4L presents Protecting Your Dollars With Foreign Currency posted at Dividends Value.

Paul Kamp presents Emerging Again? posted at Don’t Quit Your Day Job – Personal Finance, Economics and Investing.

Alisha Harmann presents The Definitive Guide To Platinum ETFs: Platinum ETF Investing 101 posted at ETF Database.

Retirement Savior presents How to Invest like Wayne Gretsky posted at Retirement Savior.

Patrick @ Money Saving Deals presents $50 Sign Up Bonus at TradeKing posted at Money Saving Deals.

Deposit Accounts presents Money Market Accounts as Profitable Investment Strategies posted at Deposit Accounts.

Silicon Valley Blogger presents Peer To Peer Lending: Lend Money And Invest posted at The Digerati Life.

The Financial Blogger presents Best Stocks 2009: Q3 Contest Results posted at The Financial Blogger.

Manshu presents Retirement Planning Calculator: Some more thoughts posted at OneMint.

Vlada Kynsky presents Treasury inflation protected securities ETF posted at StockWeb.

One Family presents Added AT&T (T) and Wrote Covered Calls on Ameritrade (AMTD) and Costco (COST) posted at One Family’s Blog.

Frugal Hacks

Mrs. Money presents Getting Made Fun of for Frugality posted at Save Green and Live Green!.

J. Money presents Secrets of a Stingy Scoundrel: Review posted at Budgets are Sexy.

Mike @ GLBL presents Do you ever fast? posted at Gather Little by Little.

jim presents Secrets of a Stingy Scoundrel Review posted at Bargaineering.

J.D. Roth presents Furniture Shopping Secrets: How to Tell Superior from Shoddy posted at Get Rich Slowly.

Her Every Cent Counts presents 10 Ways to Save Money on Laser Hair Removal posted at Her Every Cent Counts – a quarter life crisis, and change.

Dave Damron presents A Week on $20: 1/2 Success 1/2 Failure posted at LifeExcursion.

Credit Card Hacks

Lynnae presents 5 Steps to Paying off Credit Cards posted at Being Frugal.net.

Craig Ford presents What Credit Card Features are Important to You? posted at Money Help For Christians.

Cara presents Britney Spears does something modestly — charge on credit posted at Taking Charge.

vh presents How long will it take to pay off that credit-card debt? posted at Funny about Money.

Cecil Dellison presents Can You Reaffirm a Credit Card in a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy? | Clearchoicecreditcards posted at Clear Choice Credit Cards.

Jason presents Cash, Credit, or Debit Purchases – What Works For You? posted at One Money Design.

Credit Hacks

BWL presents 15 tips to improve your credit after being turned down for a loan posted at Christian Personal Finance.

Kyle presents My Identity may have Been Compromised posted at Suburban Dollar.

Ryan presents 10 Ways To Get the Upper Hand When Dealing With A Debt Collector (Part 1) posted at The Better Credit Blog.

The Smarter Wallet presents How Debt Management Programs Affect Your Credit Score posted at The Smarter Wallet.

Nash Dadameah presents How Debt Management Programs Can Help You Get Rid of Debt posted at nil2million.com.

Insurance Hacks

Paul Williams presents Do You Need Life Insurance? posted at Provident Planning.

Real Estate Hacks

PT presents Questions About the $8,000 First Time Homebuyer Tax Credit posted at PT Money.

Tom @ Canadian Finance Blog presents Buying Timeshares | The Canadian Finance Blog posted at The Canadian Finance Blog.

Curt presents Slowing Economy Results In 20% Lower Heating Costs This Winter posted at PennyJobs.com.

Life Hacks

Kaye presents How Speeding Can Cost You posted at Mrs. Nespy’s Frugal World.

Wojciech Kulicki presents Pregnancy Expenses in the Second Trimester posted at Fiscal Fizzle.

Buck Weber presents The Two Best Ways To Deal With Telemarketers posted at The Buck List.

Published or Updated: April 21, 2014
About Rob Berger

Rob founded the Dough Roller in 2007. A litigation attorney in the securities industry, he lives in Northern Virginia with his wife, their two teenagers, and the family mascot, a shih tzu named Sophie.

Comments

  1. Kaye says:

    Thanks for including me. And I love the theme even if it has nothing to do with Money Hacks. =)

  2. Wojciech says:

    Thanks for running the show this week and including my post!

  3. Thanks for the inclusion, DR!

  4. J. Money says:

    Haha yeah, I’m with Kaye above :) Thx for hosting brother.

  5. Kyle says:

    Thanks for hosting, great carnival theme.

  6. Manshu says:

    makes it equal to our national debt! I LOL’d when I read that! :)

  7. Heya DR,

    Thanks for hosting. I like your intro about the rings of Saturn!

    Keep up the good work!

    Nash

  8. Nothing like a little planetary science to get the party started. Thanks for your work putting this together. I really enjoyed the shopping to save the world article – gave it to me straight!

  9. Thanks for including my post and hosting this carnival!

  10. Patrick says:

    Thanks for hosting! :)

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