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Weekly Roundup

I hope everyone had a very merry Christmas, got everything they wanted, enjoyed time with family, and stuffed themselves with tons of delicious food. I know I did. My stomach hates me, but it’s well worth it.

Anyway, even though it was a short week, there were a couple of stories that hit home and can help you as you begin to make your resolutions for 2010.
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Weekly Roundup

This week, there were myriad articles giving tips and tricks to live by with regard to personal finance at the end of this year. While all of this information is important to at least consider, make sure you don’t end up doing everything everyone says just because it sounds good.
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Weekly Roundup

When it comes to our generation, Generation Y, most people have their own opinions already formed about us: the vanguard in tech savvy, lazy, spoiled, shining lights in a dim world, etc.

No matter what anyone wants to say about us, we’re nothing if not complex. This week, there were several articles that examined our attitudes and patterns regarding money management and completing college. Just like our parents, we are affected by the same macroeconomic issues facing everyone today — we’re just handling it in different ways.

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Weekly Roundup

This week took a look at some tips and tricks to help you assess your finances as we come to the close of 2009. Not only should we see what worked, but also what maybe didn’t work out as well. That way we can fix those errors and perform better next year.

There were also myriad articles about how to shop this holiday season (oh … wait … Christmas is in less than three weeks, should’ve let you know …)

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Weekly Roundup

This week there were plenty of articles about budgeting — some with killer advice, others with … well … advice that could kill.

No matter where you are in your life, it’s never too late to begin budgeting and getting on the right path to personal finance sanity.

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Reflection, Tactical Action Drive the Weekly Roundup

There are a great deal of books, magazines, papers, podcasts, blogs (like this one), etc. that all attempt to deliver the best strategies to help improve the health of your personal finances. Sometimes, what gets lost in translation is what should be the first step before any tactical action is taken: Revisit your past history and relationship with money, and use that information to influence all of your subsequent decisions.

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Weekly Roundup

The economy has taken a beating over the past year, but now that the markets are starting to improve and many believe the worst is behind us, it’s time for people from all walks of life to sit down and evaluate — what happened, their reactions, and ultimately plan their recovery.

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