What an insanely hot week here in North Florida!Â I swear every day it must have broken 100 degrees!Â Things seem to slow down here in a college town during the summer, especially when days are as hot as they have been.Â Luckily, I had plenty to read this week while I relaxed in the cool breeze of the great indoors.Â Here’s some of the better stuff of the week.
The Time Cost of Investing: Does Obliviousness Pay Off? Trent at The Simple Dollar explains how tossing your money into index funds can easily match the returns of the market (speaking in averages).Â Is is worth the time to constantly be on the lookout for new and exciting stocks to invest in, or is time alone your best friend when it comes to investing?
10 Tips From Tim Ferriss, Guy Kawazaki and Keith Ferazzi on Lifeline Relationships and Mentoring at Money Energy Tim Ferriss (Author of the Four Hour Workweek) and a few others hosted a tele-seminar, and Money Energy was kind enough to share some of the more important details of the seminar.Â This is a great read for those who like personal development articles.
Fiscal Geek offers us a Frugal Fix for Cell Phones and Electronic Devices with water damage.Â Simple and inexpensive ways to salvage damaged electronics.Â Period.Â This sage advice could save you hundreds.
It’s Pick-Your-Own Fruit Season-DFA tip of the week at Debt Free Adventure encourage us to get off our lazy behinds and go to a local orchard to get some tasty and inexpensive fruit.Â Fun, cheap and healthy…what could be better?
Blunt Money gives us 7 Reasons Why People Don’t Get out of Debt.Â Excuses, excuses, excuses.Â That’s the name of the game here.Â Listening to people whine about their debt is commonplace in today’s society.Â Here are 7 of the complaints/excuses you hear these sad sacks whine about.
Financial Methods only participated in one carnival this week, due to problems with the page (somewhere I have not figured out yet) in some submission forms.Â That one carnival was the 209th Carnival of Personal Finance at Living Almost Large.Â 60+ articles from around the world of personal finance blogs.Â Head over there now to enjoy the submissions.Â Thanks for including Financial Methods!