Welcome, this is the 89th Edition of the Carnival of Money Stories!
Today the United States observes the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. In honor of Dr. King, I’d like to share some of the quotes he made over his lifetime starting with probably the most famous one:
I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character.
- Kay Lynn Akers from Bucksome Boomer presents When I Started Tracking My Finances, a guest post from Eric and how the single most important thing his grandfather taught him was was how to track his finances and budget.
- Jessica shares the story of how her family built its wealth with Sweat Equity posted at MomVesting.
- Roger, the Amateur Financier had quite an experience with his car a few nights ago and got some good customer service from Walmart mechanics and shares with us in Roger’s Bogus Journey posted at The Amateur Financier.
- Daniel discovered in the nick of time that he needed to make a tax payment to avoid penalties in Federal and State Estimated Quarterly Tax Payments are Due! posted at Sweating The Big Stuff.
- Silicon Valley Blogger shares a story from Stacy who has fallen on hard times in the last couple of years in Seek Debt Assistance or Deal with Your Own Debt? posted at The Digerati Life.
The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.
Diva shared how it’s been to move back home as a forty-something in Moving Back in with Your Parent’s During a Financial Crisis posted at Diva In Debt.
Dave@50plusfinance teases us with the first part of She’s Buying a Car, What’s Better a Rebate or Low Interest? Help Dad. posted at 50 Plus Finance.
Faith is taking the first step even when you don’t see the whole staircase.
The Financial Blogger shares the mistakes which cost him some money in 6 Biggest Mistakes I made With My Blogs And That You May Make In Any of Your Projects posted at The Financial Blogger.
Everything that we see is a shadow cast by that which we do not see.
Mrs. Accountability shares a harrowing tale of religious abuse in Tithing – We’re Not Required to Tithe in the Age of Grace at Out of Debt Again.
Len Penzo shares how it turned out in his favor to be absent minded in How Being Absentminded Resulted In A $2750 Year-End Windfall posted at Len Penzo dot Com.
Human progress is neither automatic nor inevitable… Every step toward the goal of justice requires sacrifice, suffering, and struggle; the tireless exertions and passionate concern of dedicated individuals.
Darwin shares some insider details in Swing a Salary Increase By Threatening to Leave? You’re Fired Within 18 Months posted at Darwin’s Money.
Carlos has finally gotten bored with the same lunch every single day, hop on over to see how much he’s saved on lunches in the last three years and comment with your favorite cheap lunch ideas to Win a $25 Amazon Gift Card: Bring Your Lunch Contest posted at The Writer’s Coin.
A man who won’t die for something is not fit to live.
Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.
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