Personal Finance Roundup

8 Unexpected Ways to Generate Extra Cash [MintLife Blog] “Alternatives to help supplement income or even simply maintain it, aside from asking for more job perks.”

How to Take Control of Your Finances in 2011 [Get Rich Slowly] “Here are eleven simple but effective steps to build a better financial future.”

Slow and Steady Saving Still Pays [Wall Street Journal] “Steady savings and the passage of time can benefit younger 401(k) investors.”

Will your pet bankrupt you? [MSN Money] “Before you adopt that cute mutt or exotic fish, be sure you know what the animal’s needs are — and that you have a plan to deal with unexpected expenses.”

25 Toughest Interview Questions of 2010 [MoneyTalksNews] “Some of the weirdest questions employers asked their prospective employees in 2010.”