Personal Finance Roundup

Investing: The Net Wisdom of Peers [Business Week] “Increasingly disenchanted with professional advisers, investors are finding sound advice and improved returns with the help of online communities.”

Are You A Shopaholic? [Get Rich Slowly] “Based on my own experience — and based on conversations I’ve had with others — here are six steps you can take now to put a stop to compulsive spending.”

True love means planning ahead [MarketWatch] “Ten ways husbands can help their wives survive widowhood.”

The Greatest Gifts Ever [CNN Money] “Who’s at the top of your holiday list? A foodie? A sports nut? A child? We’ve got you covered.”

How to Lobby for a Bonus By Touting Your Hard Work [Career Journal] “Every autumn, managers nationwide decide whom to reward with merit raises and bonuses, and what it will take for employees to earn pay increases in the coming year. This means employees need to start lobbying managers now.”

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