Happy Day-After-Halloween, folks, and hello to all the new readers! We like to give a roundup of other sites who wrote interesting things during the last week to 10 days or so, and we call it a Weekender. This is that feature.
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Links We Liked!
- A Wealth of Common Sense had an interesting feature comparing the assets held in the funds GLD and SPY - ETFs for gold and the S&P 500, respectively - and their travails over the last 10 years.
- Our friend Len Penzo hosted a guest post which delved into the hidden corners of the millionaire mind.
- Political Calculations shares a very interesting method of divining household incomes in barely-lagging fashion - using medicare tax collection to estimate current annualized income.
- Free By 50 has a very interesting post which normalized gas costs per mile over both inflation and the average efficiency of cars on the road.
- Also on the millionaire topic (popular this week), Budgets Are Sexy had an interesting piece from young, recently minted millionaire Anton from Financessful. Give him a click as well.
- From Eddie at Financial Uproar, a shocking expose - banks are not out to get you.
- As I'm in the tech field I won't comment on the rest of the slides from this WSJD presentation by Benedict Evans, but slide 28 on the amount of time/timing of digital device usage was fascinating.
- The PoPs ask, "How Much Money Do You Make?". They certainly also talk politics and religion at dinner!
- New to me Leigh (discovered through the PoP's excellent and active comment section) of Leigh's Financial Journey has a very nice and detailed blog. Her post recent post reveals a very strong 71% net savings rate.
- The Wall Street Journal has a piece detailing what your personality might be suggesting about how you do your real estate shopping...