Welcome to the first edition of the International Personal Finance Carnival, featuring top contributions from around the world. This carnival will feature articles from bloggers who are included in the Personal Finance Bloggers Map.
The next edition of this carnival will be held at Living on a Budget in early April. Visit the International Personal Finance Carnival page at Blog Carnival to submit your posts for the next edition.
The Editor’s Top Picks
United Kingdom – 5 Tactics to Avoid Overspending When Traveling from Adam at Magical Penny, saying “Traveling overseas is an exciting experience and one which will furnish you with memories and stories for many years to come. However, to make sure those memories and experiences are positive ones, you need to be able to control your money and your spending while overseas, and it can be hard to stick to a budget and watch your spending when you are on holiday. Therefore, here are five tactics which can help you avoid overspending when you are traveling overseas, while still ensuring you have a great time.”
Japan – Roth and U.S. Taxes While Working Abroad from Austin at Foreigners Finances, saying “A reader asks about investing in a Roth while working abroad. The topic then dives into how to avoid being taxed twice on income from abroad. A must-read for any American citizen working outside the country.”
United Kingdom – Companies paying dividends early to beat higher UK tax rates from The Investor at Monevator.
Japan – What the Japanese Taught Me About Defeating Credit Card Debt from Mr Credit Card at Ask Mr Credit Card.
Others from the US and Canada
Beginner Investment Strategies from Patrick at Cash Money Life
Stock Market Basics for New Investors from Bob at Christian PF
How to Choose The Best Financial Advisor/Planner for You from Jeff at Good Financial Cents
What the Silicon Valley Startups in My Life Taught Me from SVB at The Digerati Life
What is the Marriage Penalty Tax? from jim at Bargaineering.
Cash4Gold or Cash4Suckers? from DR at Dough Roller
Dividend Achievers List – Part 1 (The Canadian List) from Frugal Trader at Million Dollar Journey
Thanks to everyone who submitted to the carnival. Hope you enjoy reading these great articles.