Carnival of 20s Personal Finance – 1st Edition

First I want to say hello to all the PF bloggers out there, and thanks for submitting your pieces to our blog. This Carnival is Intended as a weekly guide for young person’s finances. Every week we will highlight the best in Personal Finance Bloggers has to offer.

Bloggers: We are looking for hosts to host future editions of this blog. Please comment below if you’re interested in hosting a carnival.

Best 20s Personal Finance Posts from the Past Week:

Austin from ForiegnersFinance interviews his Japanese Friend about the similarities and difference between the two cultures on Personal Finance. Sometimes Hiro looks annoyed about all the questions, but the video-interview is a good watch.

The Silicon Valley Blogger currently ranks the online stock brokers for cheap trades, this is a very commercial post, but offers a really quick rundown of the online brokers. My broker right now is Zecco (ranked 3rd), and I don’t recommend it. The fees changed the moment I got into a account with them and their stock-trading layout is very poor. I think a Zecco Review is in the Future. I’ve heard eTrade is good, but I wouldn’t pick a online broker just based on fees/costs – especially sense I’m a long term investor.

OnlineAccountingDegree.com has rounded up 100 accounting blogs out there, this list is pretty serious. Serious for all those accounting majors.

This one is more for savers, by ChristianPF has a post on the Perkstreet Debit Card that offers 5% back. If you need to save this summer with all those dates you’re going on – watch the video at the end of the page.

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Monevator has 10 Career Tips for Britain’s “blighted” youths, including go to school at a top University – but his personal best is “Save Hard and Take Chances.” I would agree with that.

NerdWallet, a credit card review and marketplace,  posts an InfoGraphic on the DurbinDebate.

CreditShout, another credit card site, Reviews the AmericanExpress Pass Credit Card – which is designed for teens.

Ryan from CashMoneyLife talks about Target Date Retirement Funds, something I have no idea about.

DoughRoller offers up his advice on considering Permanent Life Insurance, something we all soon have to think about as we get to be the breadwinner.

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