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Book Winner and Weekend Links – Feb 6, 2009

Book Giveaway Winner

Last week, QCash wrote a great review of the book “No Hype – The Straight Goods on Investing Your Money” along with announcing a giveaway.  Out of the 170+ entries, Pauline was drawn as the lucky winner!  Congrats Pauline, I hope you enjoy the book.

Weekend Links

Canadian Capitalist talks about bear market outperformance of active mutual funds.  I think it’s safe to say that he’s not a big fan of active mutual funds.

Brip Blap has written an article that rings true for me in “how I made a courageous decision to become an entrepreneur.”

Where Does All My Money Go tries to answer a reader question on how much of an RESP should be invested in fixed income?

Frugal Dad asks if frugality is the anti-stimulus plan?

Thicken My Wallet lists the pros and cons of entrepreneurship.

Lazy Man and Money writes about a brilliant Craig’s List scam.

Four Pillars reviews the online money tool, Mint.com.

The Digerati Life explains how to make a budget in 10 easy steps.

Financial Blogger exclaims that there is so much money to be made in 2009!

Generation X Finance lists 5 mistakes you can’t afford to make when buying a car.

Canadian Dream still manages to save 30% of their household income even though his wife is on maternity leave with no maternity benefits!

Money Smart Life lists 7 things your insurance company won’t tell you.

The MoneyGardener indicates that energy dividends are dropping with energy prices.

My Dollar Plan talks about getting out of debt.

Michael James on Money gives us financial lessons from poker.

Sun’s Financial Diary tells us about how the U.S personal savings rate is spiking!

Canadian Mortgage Trends shows us that a low mortgage rate isn’t the only factor when deciding on a mortgage.  The pre-payment privileges can be a significant factor.

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FT About the author: FT is the founder and editor of Million Dollar Journey (est. 2006). Through various financial strategies outlined on this site, he grew his net worth from $200,000 in 2006 to $1,000,000 by 2014. You can read more about him here.

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