Monday, March 27, 2006

This Week's Carnival of Personal Finance

This week's Carnival of Personal Finance is up and running at Personal Finance Advice. As usual there are a lot of pieces. However, here are my picks for the week (three on loans, one on investments, and one on taxes):

As usual, Searchlight Crusade has some great loan-related information. This time he breaks down the inner working of Joint Loans

Dave at Pacesetter Mortgage Blog continues his series on how best to finance home improvements. He shows how a first mortgage loan sometimes beats a second or a home equity line of credit in The #1 Way to Finance a Home Improvement

In the third highlighted post on borrowing, Mighty Bargain Hunter discusses Creative Mortgages, Part 1

A Financial Revolution looks at How Many Stocks Are Needed To Reduce Risk. He's right - not that many if they're in different industries.

Don't Mess With Taxes discusses the recent decision to outsource the collection role of the IRS to private bill collectors in IRS and debt collectors, a partnership made in … (hint - it ain't heaven)
That's it for this week. As always, look around. There might be many other articles that I didn't care for that could hit your spot just fine. Tastes, situations, and backgrounds differ.

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