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Weekend Reading – June 20, 2008

It’s Friday already which means it’s to give attention to some great articles that I’ve read this week.

The Restaurant Blogger was dining out with his family one evening and his bill included a $4.40 charge for hot water! What would you do? Would you let it pass? Find out what The Restaurant Blogger did in his article “Hot Water Please.”

Brip Blap has a well written article on how America grew rich, fat and unhappy.

Canadian Capitalist tells us to expect modest market returns going forward as explained in his article “Bogle and Buffett’s Modest Expectations“. The most interesting part of the article is that Warren Buffett himself is a big advocate of passive indexing for most investors.

The Digerati Life has a thought provoking article called Big Toys For Top Dollar: 5 Reasons People Spoil Their Kids.

Lazy Man and Money attended a Stanford graduation ceremony with Oprah as a guest speaker. Lazy Man summarizes the speech with 16 Thoughts on Oprah’s Stanford Commencement Speech.

The Sun’s Financial Diary explains how International ETFs Suffer as US Stocks Plunge.

Money Smart Life explains how to sell your house on your own.

My Dollar Plan answers a question most business owners have in the article “How to Handle Irregular Paychecks“.

Generation X Finance does an analysis of ETFs vs. Mutual Funds: Which One is Right for You?

Gather Little by Little explains How to be a Hypermiler. I have similar strategies explained in a past article on How to Maximize Gas Mileage.

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1 Comment

  1. Canadian Capitalist on June 20, 2008 at 11:03 am

    Hey FT: Thanks for the mention. Have a great weekend!

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