I don’t know about you, but I’m feeling pretty confident about 2014 being a good year. Don’t get me wrong, 2013 was pretty rough for me, and so far, there hasn’t been any great signs that 2014 will be too much better. Still, I’m feeling optimistic about this new year. Perhaps it’s only some rose-colored glasses, but I’m still feeling pretty darn good about how 2014 will turn out.
Of course, if I’m going to make 2014 into a good year, there’s quite a lot I’ll need to do in order to make sure that everything comes up Roger this year. It’s not enough to rely on luck to successful; I’ve got to do quite a lot of work, if I hope to achieve my goals (and my one resolution). One major part of that work is to keep up (or rather, catch up) on my reading of other blogs, starting with some of these
Great Yakezie Posts
4 Ways to Enhance Your Financial New Year’s Resolutions – On the subject of goals, Prairie Eco-Thrifter provides some advice on how to get your money in order.
5 Financial Moves You Should Make After College If You Haven’t Already – After college your life (financial and otherwise) begins, so follow these suggestions from The College Investor.
Other Great Posts
Contests and Giveaways
- #MyKindaSavings Holiday Contest – As noted by My University Money, you can share what you hope to save on in 2014 for a chance to win $500 by January 8th.
- Republic Wireless Giveaway – You can win a free phone and one year coverage credit, if you enter this contest from Debt Round-Up by January 12th.
- Friday Giveaway Roundup-92 Giveaways – There’s plenty other contests out there, and Young Adult Money has many (92, in fact) listed that I do not.
As always, should you have a contest you’d like to have promoted, just let me know, and I’ll be sure to include it.
Where The Amateur Financier Was Featured
Sometimes you just want to give money, but not to the normal charities; that might explain why my article on 8 of the Most Unusual Charities I Would Recommend was included in so many carnivals:
- Carnival of Financial Independence at Reach Financial Independence
- Carnival of Retirement at Save and Conquer
- Carnival of Financial Camaraderie at Messy Money
- Aspiring Blogger Financial Carnival at Aspiring Blogger
- Finance Carnival for Young Adults at Stepping It Down
- Carnival of Money Pros at FITnancials
- Lifestyle Carnival at On Better Terms