Thursday Round-Up First Snow of the Year Edition

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There’s already snow coming down in the mountains and my heart yearns to hit the slopes. This picture is my local ski area Stevens Pass. Hoping for a early start to the season.

There’s been some great posts out there this week, here are a few I’ve come across that I think you might enjoy.

Jason at Redeeming Riches talks about Accidental Death Insurance and whether you should buy it or not. I’m going to spoil the ending for you absolutely not and I’ll tell you why. My mother-in-law passed away a few years back due to a variety of health issues. She had purchased only an accidental death policy probably thinking that she had some form of life insurance to pass on to her loved ones. Her income was meager and the simple act of buying that policy probably put a severe impact on her finances. At her death that policy was useless. It’s a sad testament to a product that has no use whatsoever if you are adequately insured properly. Be sure to read Jason’s post for more information.

Kelly the “Media Maven as I like to call her” at Centsible Life shares kids answers to How Much Money do You Need to Be Rich? Something I’ll ask my kids tonight.

At WalletPop they remind us that it’s
IRA’s Roth Vs. Traditional and which you should choose.

Tom at Canadian Finace talks about Avoiding a Bankruptcy. This would be more appropriate for our Canadian readers but some of the techniques can apply generically.

Matt at Financial Methods asks What Would you Give up to be Out of Debt? an excellent to ponder and get to it!

Ray at Financial Highway ask the question “First Time Home Buyers Tax Credit- Worth The Cost?”

Clare at MoneyEnergy is talking to you Grad Students Reasons You Should Get Started Investing While Still A Graduate Student

And to Round up the weeks posts Matt Jabs at Debt Free Adventure sparked a lively conversation on The wise use of Credit Cards.

Carnivals for the last few weeks

Here are the Personal Finance Carnivals I participated in the last few weeks.

My Life ROI hosted the 224th Edition of the Carnival of Personal Finance National Dog Week Edition where my article was an editor’s choice.

Mary from Simply Forties hosted the 222nd edtion of the Carnival of Personal Finance

Jason from Automatic Finances Hosted Money Hacks Carnival #80

Tom at Canadian Finance Hosted The Festival of Frugality GI Joe Edition

Stretchy Dollar Hosted Carnival of Personal Finance History of College Football Edition

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