Roundup of my favorite recent posts

If you're coming here from today's AP story, or you've been reading a long time, here are some of my favorite recent posts that you may have missed: How I'm saving $25,000 in 2009. What to do when you make major purchases, keeping account information in one place, negotiating down service providers (cable, cellphone) once per year, working on ...

10 links to walk you through today’s financial crisis — and make you smarter than 99% of other people

All right, guys. I've gotten lots of emails about what's going on with the economy and bailout, so I thought I'd put together a list of the articles I've been reading over the last two weeks. I added my own commentary to them below, plus links to stuff I've written that agrees/disagrees with each of the articles. My guess: ...

Links: Cheapest Family in the Nation, Chicken Little, Beer in Zimbabwe

Some of my reading from last week: Sam Stovall: "Since 1950 we have had 48 pullbacks - meaning declines of 5 - 10%. We’ve had 18 corrections - meaning 10- 20%, and 8 bear markets. At the worst on average we end up getting back to normal in about 3 1/2 years. But people just don’t want ...