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Blog Round-up: Week of March 4, 2013

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Thank you for your great feedback on my post this week. Your words of encouragement and support for my mission made my day, and I agree wholeheartedly that my girls are adorable! My journey with The Heavy Purse is just beginning, and I’m excited to see where it takes me.

My post on Children and Money: Don’t Turn It into a Taboo Topic, Part 2 was mentioned in several blog round-ups, including Frugal Rules, Eyes on the Dollar, Luke 1428, One Smart Dollar and The Frugal Farmer. Thank you for including me. I appreciate the support!

This week there was no shortage of great reads and here are few of my favorite posts. Enjoy!

Greg and Holly at Club Thrifty had the opportunity to conduct An Interview with J.D. Roth, Founder of Get Rich Slowly. A must read.

Kim at Eyes on the Dollar wonders Has the US Government Cried Wolf Too Many Times? in her post on sequestration.

It’s Decision Time for Laurie at The Frugal Farmer. Her vision of financial freedom keeps her on the right path.

Happy Birthday to Brian from Luke 1428. He’s Turning 40, but he’s not living in the past. He’s advancing or moving forward instead.

Sicorra at Tackling Our Debt posed the age-old question, Can Money Buy You Happiness? and shared plenty of tips to help you increase your happiness at no cost.

Goal-setting is very important to me but make sure they are your goals and not mine or Pauline’s from Reach Financial Independence. In Buy My Method, Not My Lifestyle, she shares how she achieved her goals through determination and hard work.

Tony from We Only Do This Once was guest blogging at My Money Design this week. His post, How to Reverse Lifestyle Inflation was a good reminder that owning things does not make us happy.

In his post, Always Expect the Unexpected, Sean from One Smart Dollar shares how he went from feeling invincible to very vulnerable in one short moment.

As part of her debt payoff series, Michelle from Making Sense of Cents featured “S” from American Debt Project. In Debt Repayment is My Middle Name, she shares her journey and how she expects life to be once she is debt-free.

It’s tax season and John from Frugal Rules shares 4 Simple Ways to Make Filing Taxes Easier Every Year. Organization is key. 😀


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March 8, 2013  •  16 Comments  •  Weekly Roundup

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  1. Friday, March 8th, 2013
    HI Shannon! Thanks for the mentions! Have a wonderful weekend with your family. :-)
    • Friday, March 8th, 2013
      You're welcome Laurie! You have a great weekend with your family too!
  2. Friday, March 8th, 2013
    Thanks so much for the mention Shannon! Hope you have a great weekend!
    • Friday, March 8th, 2013
      You're welcome John! Enjoy your weekend too!
  3. Friday, March 8th, 2013
    Thanks for the mention! Have a great weekend.
    • Friday, March 8th, 2013
      No problem, Michelle. You have a great weekend too!
  4. Friday, March 8th, 2013
    Shannon, thanks very much for the include! Your post on Monday was awesome :-) Have a great weekend with your family and hope you get to enjoy some sunshine too.
    • Friday, March 8th, 2013
      You're welcome Sicorra! Thank you for kind words. I enjoyed writing Monday's post too! :) It's going to a bit cool this weekend, but I believe the rain will be gone and the sun back!
  5. Friday, March 8th, 2013
    Thank you very much for the mention Shannon, have a nice weekend.
    • Friday, March 8th, 2013
      You're welcome Pauline. You have a wonderful weekend too!
  6. Saturday, March 9th, 2013
    Thanks so much for including me. Have a great weekend.
    • Sunday, March 10th, 2013
      You're welcome, Kim. You have a great weekend too.
  7. Tuesday, March 12th, 2013
    Hi Shannon,

    You've put a great list together. I read Sicorra's post and you're right, she's got some great advice for her readers.

    Got a lot of catching up to do but I'll definitely check out these bloggers you've mentioned. I'm sure they're great like you lady :)

    Hope all is well!
    • Tuesday, March 12th, 2013
      Appreciate your kind words, Corina! And yes, the other bloggers are great too. :) Sicorra always has great posts and advice. Take care and hope you're feeling better!
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