Yakezie Thursday

Yakezie Thursday 6/17/10

YakezieI just broke the 400,000 mark, yayyyy. But anyways, I’m a long way from my new goal of 300,000. Thanks you for helping me out. I really do appreciate you reading my blog. If you haven’t yet be sure to download the Alexa toolbar and help me get up in rank…please:) and leave a review if you like my site.

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There’s a lot of great Yakezie posts this week so check them out:

@GrlRedBalloon In the Red: Forget retirement, grandpa

This is a very sad story about Red’s grandparents and debt. I just said “wow” after reading it. That’s all I really have to say. Go read it and you’ll see what I mean.

@ Car Negotiation Coach Assigned Reading-The Secrets of Power Negotiating

In about a year I plan on getting another vehicle. This post goes a little bit into the book “The Secrets of Power Negotiating”. I’m going to add it to my reading list and hopefully it will help me out in my negotiating skills.

@DividendMonk Investing Thesis

This is a great post that I plan to follow when I get into investing. It has great ideas about what to ask yourself before you decide to invest in a company.

@FinancialSamura Being Overly Content Can Be Detrimental To Your Career

Sam wrote a great post about loyalty and being content with your employer. People are a creature of habit, so staying in your job for to long could make it harder for you to leave for a better opportunity. That’s not really a good thing. Especially, as Sam points out, when your employer could let you go on a whim, no matter how long you’ve been there.

@CanadianFinance How Small Savings Can Make A Big Difference

Tom does a great job of showing, through his real life situation, how you can save on monthly expenses and how it can add up.

@prairieecothrif I’m A Loser! Are You?

Miss T. goes over why the people in “The Biggest Loser” are successful. These different things can be used in all sorts of life situations.

@MoneyCrush The One Skill Anyone Can Learn to Make (and Save) More Money

I’m not going to tell you the skill because I want you to click over and read it. I can say that the post delivers on what the title promises.

@danielpacker Saving Money on Car Insurance is Easy!

I’ve been with the same car insurance for several years. I should really start to look around and see if anywhere else is cheaper. I’ll be using these tips to help me get a lower rate.

@flexo Pet Ownership: A Financial and Emotional Responsibility

I’m a fan of owning pets, but I do agree that if it comes down to just being able to support myself or my pet, I will always choose me. Flexo gives a great argument as to why you shouldn’t keep a pet if all you can afford is love.

Comments (11)

  • Thanks for including me in the roundup! And congrats on breaking 400,000! :)

    • Thank you!! and no problem, great post.

  • Thanks for mentioning my book on your website!
    Roger Dawson
    Author of Secrets of Power Negotiating

    • No problem, I plan to give it a read

  • Hey Kevin, Thanks for including me. Also, feel free to drop me a line if you want any tips or help when you get into the car buying process….even if it is a year from now.

    • I’m sure I’ll take you up on that offer, Thank you.

  • Thanks for the highlight mate! And good stuff breaking 400K as I can see on my toolbar graph!

    Cheers, Sam

    • Thanks for helping me out :)

  • Thanks for the mention. Congrats on your Alexa rank too!

    • Thank you!


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