I’ve gathered several good stories during the past week, not all of which are related to personal finance. I don’t have time to write about them all — I’m suffering from an embarrassment of riches thanks to reader-submitted ideas (keep them coming) — but these are each worth reading for one reason or other:
- In response to an earlier Get Rich Slowly post on cheap world travel, Mapgirl wrote to share the New York Times’ “Frugal Traveler”, which she featured recently an her own blog.
- Kevin believes that buying second-hand is a way of life.
- Mrs. Darling‘s husband teaches her how to save a dollar.
- The Boston Globe advises that young investors should pay taxes now, not later.
- The Bargain Queen goes on an imaginary shopping expedition
- Off-grid man jailed for confronting utility company — “[This] self-proclaimed arch enemy of utility companies … stands determined to show the world how to stretch a dollar, reduce reliance on foreign oil and live the simple life. He also vows to fight for the right to refuse to use any public utilities.”
- Open Loops presents how to remember amazing amounts of information (part one) — “Finding ways to remember inhuman amounts of information always attracted my attention, as I saw ways to impress friends, improve my ability to remember information at work and simply do things that others thought impossible to do. So over the next few weeks, I’ll share some interesting ways to remember things. You’ll simply amaze yourself!” [via lifehacker]
- Chris Pirillo shares fifty weight-loss tips — “I lost 30 pounds in three months. If you wanted to know how I did it, and how I intend on maintaining my current weight, then these 50 weight loss tips are for you.” [also via lifehacker]
Come back tomorrow for more personal finance tips!
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