This past week and weekend were very positive, both financially and personally. Some of you may know that we’ve got our sights set on our student loan repayment to be completed in 2009. Well, this past week we inched a bit closer to seeing that happen. And likely a bit sooner than expected.
My company stock had an unexpected high last week and so we decided to exercise some of the options I had received when I was hired. Company stock isn’t something I want to hold onto any longer than I have to, so it was good to see a bit of it go, and some extra cash for debt repayment coming our way.
On top of all that, I was able to see my Mom this weekend for Mother’s Day, celebrate Mrs PT’s first Mother’s Day, and participate in our baby girl’s dedication at Church. It was truly a special weekend. On to the quickhits…
Here’s some nice posts from last week’s reading…
NCN, who’s thankfully decided to stay in the blogging business a bit longer just posted a great article at No Credit Needed titled, A 10 Step Outline of Our Financial Plan. I love posts like this that really show you how to map our your financial life. NCN is my hero.
What do you think of this Prepaid Credit Card for Teens discussed at Moolanomy?
Credit Cards Don’t Suck, You Suck! Thanks for the compliment, Free From Broke.
10 Dumb Ways Of Wasting Money, a guest post at Bible Money Matters.
Kacie from Sense to Save is finally Paying of the Car Loan! See how she did it. Awesome!
Think Your Way to Wealth presents, Is Buy and Hold Dead or Just Misunderstood?
Disputing a Charge on Your Credit Card by Stretchy Dollar
122 Ways to Trim Your Budget at Frugal Dad
The Blog Carnivals
Carnival of Pecuniary Delights: Are You Cashing In on Going Green?
Thanks to the generous hosts!