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Welcome to the 3rd edition of the Finance Fiesta. I’ve always enjoyed proverbs, and since Spanish is one of my favorite languages, our theme for this week’s fiesta is Spanish Money Proverbs. The following proverbs all come from A Polyglot of Foreign Proverbs for anyone who wants to know. Hope you enjoy them.
“El dinero hace lo malo bueno.”
Money turns bad into good.
Editor’s Comment: Nice tips for saving money and staying healthy and sane when flying.
Editor’s Comment: A nice simple guide for preventing identitity theft and what to do if you fall victim.
♦ Anand presents How to Master Money & Wealth: Intro posted at Anand Dhillon.com, saying, “A complete series that covers how to master money and wealth. The topics include increasing financial awareness, developing the right mindset, saving and money management.”
Editor’s Comment: Be sure to also check out the excellent post following this introduction: How to Master Money & Wealth: Raising Your Financial Awareness
♦ Erica Douglass presents When Should You Buy Real Estate — And When Is It Better to Rent? posted at erica.biz, saying, “By the time you’re done reading this, you’ll have an excellent idea of exactly when higher-priced houses will fall in price, and you’ll have an armload of data to assist you in determining when a house is priced correctly — no matter where it is or what its price.”
Editor’s Comment: Includes some good advice on investment options in lieu of real estate that might work better for you.
Editor’s Comment: Beware of holds that could put your account into overdraft and incur fees when gas stations authorize your card for a fill-up.
Budgeting & Saving Methods
“Dinero llama dinero.”
Money gets money.
♦ Kevin presents Today’s New Car is Tomorrow’s Used Car: Look at Models Today posted at No Debt Plan.
♦ Vera Lang presents Little-known retirement income strategy creates guaranteed lifetime income while increasing long-term liquidity posted at Be Safe Insure.com, saying, “A portfolio incorporating stocks, bonds, and incremental purchases of annuity income benefits over time – a process called retirement annuity laddering – produces more guaranteed lifetime income, develops more liquidity to address other retirement needs, and builds more long-term wealth than other commonly adopted retirement income strategies.”
“Armas y dineros buenas manos quieren.”
Arms and money require good hands.
♦ Raag Vamdatt presents Goal Based Investing :: RaagVamdatt.com :: Financial Planning demystified posted at RaagVamdatt.com.
♦ Raymond presents Why College Students Should Apply For Student Credit Cards posted at Money Blue Book.
“Hay buena cuenta y no paresca blanca.”
The account is correct, but not a sixpence appears.
♦ Silicon Valley Blogger presents Profiling Debt: Some Thoughts On Handling A Heavy Debt Load posted at The Digerati Life.
♦ Joe Manausa presents Loan Limits – Contact Your Senator Today! posted at Tallahassee Real Estate Blog, saying, “You might not be aware of an important decision that the United States Senate will be considering in the next few days. This decision will determine whether or not housing consumers will be able to get fair, safe and affordable mortgage credit, which of course is a major part of the health of the national housing market.”
“A quien pone los ojos en el suelo, no fies tu dinero.”
Trust not your money to one whose eyes are bent on the ground.
♦ Dan Ray presents OCC study: Credit card lending standards tighten sharply posted at blogs.creditcards.com, saying, “Credit card lending standards have tightened sharply this yeaverar, according to a newly released federal banking report, and that means credit card offers will be tougher to come by for already cash-strapped consumers.”
“De herrero a herrero no pasa dinero.”
Between smith and smith no money passes.
“Más ablanda el dinero que palabras de caballero.”
Money soothes more than a gentleman’s words.
♦ The Shark Investor presents The Five Essential Elements Of Automated Income Generators posted at The Shark Investor, saying, “Everyone dreams of automated income. What does it take to achieve it?”
♦ Stephanie Collins presents Graduating? Great (Free!) Financial Resources for College Grads posted at Poorer Than You, saying, “A collection of financial articles and resources to start new college grads down the right path, financially!”
♦ Hilary Green presents How to Guarantee a Positive Experience When Shopping for a Car posted at Cars for Girls.
♦ Ybother presents 10 Ways To Get The Best Price For Your Car posted at www.ZhouWenhan.com, saying, “I just sold my car, a Mitsubishi Mirage vintage 2000 with 90K miles on it. It was a good deal for me and the buyer. I got it for a good price so I let it off at a good price too. I know my car is reliable but I was thinking of how I could make sure that my car is in peak condition when buyers came to test drive. This is the list I came up that I think might help you get a higher price for your car.”
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“Quien a veinte no es galán, ni a treinta tiene fuerza, ni a quarenta riqueza, ni a cinquenta experiencia, ni será galán, ni fuerte, ni rico, ni prudente.”
He that is not gallant at twenty, strong at thirty, rich at forty or experienced at fifty will never be gallant, strong, rich or prudent.
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This concludes the Spanish Money Proverbs Edition of the Finance Fiesta. Submit your blog article to the next edition of Finance Fiesta, which will be hosted by Pinching Copper, using the carnival submission form. Past posts and future hosts can be found on our blog carnival index page.
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Thanks for reading! Que tenga un buen día! (Have a nice day!)