As usual, Monday is Carnival Day. This week's Carnival of Personal Finance is up at Blueprint For Financial Prosperity. Here are some of this week's notable ones:
FMF at Free Money Finance will be discussing a recent article in Kiplinger's on retirement savings. In the first installment, he presents Seven Ideas for Maximizing Retirement Savings, Part 1.
All of us carry baggage from our childhoods --some good, and some bad. Nina at Sitting Pretty talks about some of the important financial lessons she learned from her childhood in a post titled “Catch of the Day”
You won't need this if everything goes smoothly, but I'm a firm believer in Murphy's Law. In case it holds, David Porter at Pacesetter Mortgage Blog presents How to handle a complaint with a Mortgage Lender or Mortgage Broker.
A lot of people sequentially transfer credit card balances to avoid interest charges. Cap of StopBuyingCrap (hey, that rhymes...) shares some of the things you should watch for if you are considering about 0% balance transfer offers.
Dan Melson at Searchlight Crusade presents Credit Reports and Credit Score Manipulations
JLP of All Things Financial has been tkaking a tax class. Here he discusses ways to get Uncle Sam to pay for your college education.
That's all for now. As usual, look around -- tastes differ, and there's a lot of other good things up at the Carnival.