I expressed my anger at the BBC publishing advertorials when one of their articles, written by the head of a finance company, used a high annual return of 7% for stock market returns and a low 0.5% annual rate of interest for a savings accounts to illustrate the benefits of stock market investment.
Adam of Money Bulldog asks if you should buy a house in 2013. That's a hard question to answer, it could be cheaper paying rent, especially if you have a large enough cash deposit to get a decent mortgage rate. However what if house prices do fall more?
Maria of The Money Principle discusses how to identify if you have too much debt. I'm quite debt averse, partly due to the face that neither of us had permanent jobs. Any debt we had, which was usually a mortgage, was paid off as soon as possible. Yes we might have made more money by staying in debt for longer, but we didn't want that debt haning over us.
Drew at Objective Wealth gives advice on how to make resolutions that work. I'm not a fan of New Year Resolutions as they seem to be part of an annual cycle of habits that aren't back up by actions.
PTMoney's post on How to Make Personal Finance Stick: The Shower & The Shovel highlights the hurdle of realising that you need to get to grips with your finances and taking action to make the necessary changes.
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