Let me start this post off with an apology.
Quite frankly, it’s my fault. I’ve been lax about updating the site throughout the past month, as a number of (thankfully, all positive) changes have occurred in my life. First up, I started a new job (read the full press release here).
Second up, I’ve had to make a pretty big shift in our money management process. It’s all good stuff, but now that we are a single earner household (but not worker, as my wife has the hardest job in the world — raising our daughter), everything is just a little different. And it requires starting a new routine and getting comfortable.
Thankfully, I’ve been at the new gig for more than 6 weeks now, and everything is settling in. So, here I am.
I apologize for the lack of posts from me (and the abrupt end of the Money Management by Personal Finance Bloggers series), but I have to give a major thanks to contributor Fred Siegmund, who has been consistently consistent in providing thoughtful, provocative posts.
So, as we start to return to routine, let’s get the show started with a look at the Best of Automatic Finances for October and November, 2009.
The Best of Automatic Finances: October/November 2009
- If The FBI Director Can Fall for Phishing, So Can You
- Why Reverse Stock Splits Hurt Shareholders
- The Recovery Can’t Come Without Job Creation
- Ask the Readers: How Often Do You Calculate Your Net Worth?
- Are You Properly Valuing Your Stock’s Dividends?
- How the Minimum Wage Increase Really Affects Job Numbers
- Is It Possible to Completely Avoid Black Friday?
- Does Congress Really Want to Regulate Wall Street?
- Why Economists Are Wrong About Job Numbers
- It’s Time to Stop Paying Attention to Inflation
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About the author: Jason is the author of Automatic Finances: 17 Days to Your Financial Freedom, a guide to automated money management. He started investing thanks to a free lunch, and after finding out how he was getting the short end of the stick, he sought out how to do it right. More »