Economy and your finances carnival March 20 2010

Welcome to the March 7, 2010 edition of Economy and your finances. This carnival is not as long as the other ones because there weren’t that many entries. The carnival has not been as regular as it was in the past and that may be one reason for that. Anyway, the entries that are present are great, so happy reading!


BWL presents How Much Can You Afford To Pay For A House? posted at Christian Personal Finance, saying, “A look at how much you can (and should) pay for a house…”


Mike @ Green Panda presents What to Expect From Mortgage Rate Trends for 2010 posted at Gather Little By Little, saying, “Since the major cut in the interest rate back in 2008, we haven’t heard much about the FED cranking up the intraday rate so far. However, with recent GDP stats (5.7% annualised rate for the last quarter), we will surely hear some whispered rumors about the prime interest rate going up.”

Ki Gray presents The Relationship Between Housing and Jobs posted at National Real Estate Blog, saying, “If you’re in the throes of preparing to sell your home, but need to do some remodeling to create value, find out which areas will give you the biggest bang for your remodeling buck and strategies that will really bring in the Benjamins.”


Silicon Valley Blogger presents Best High Yield Savings Accounts posted at The Digerati Life
Intelligent Speculator presents Top 100 Commodity, Materials and Energy ETF’s posted at Intelligent Speculator, saying, “You can compare the fees charged by each but also returns and obviously this might give you a few different investment ideas! Will you need more research? Obviously yes! But this can be a good starting point to finding the best ETF’s for 2010!”
ABC presents Reasons For A Roth Conversion From 401K Or Traditional Roth posted at ABCs of Investing, saying, “Reasons for and against doing a Roth conversion.”
Patty Pedersen presents Federal Reserve Discount Rate and Your Investment Decisions posted at AlphaProfit MoneyMatters – Investing Blog, saying, “Recently, the Federal Reserve raised the discount rate after nearly 14 months from 0.5% to 0.75%. This article explains if more rate hikes in store and what this rate hike means for stock, bond, commodity, and cash investments.”
The Dough Roller presents Citi Forward Review posted at The Dough Roller.

Personal Finance

Four Pillars presents TurboTax Review – Get Some Help With Your Taxes Preparation posted at Quest For Four Pillars, saying, “A review of popular tax software TurboTax.”
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