Money Blogging Roundup: New Beginnings

So, a long count calendar for the Maya has ended. However, it marks the beginning of a new long-count calendar, and is part of a wider cycle that goes for more than 25,000 years. Time begins again!

As our own year comes to a close, I’m reminded that every end provides an opportunity for another beginning. Here are some great money blogging posts from around the web about new stages of your financial life.

Boost Your Retirement Saving: Avoid 401(k) Fees at WiseBread: This post may be an eye-opener for many who didn’t realize just how much they were paying in fees for their 401(k).

Case Studies of People Who Have Successfully Quit at Free Money Finance: If you’re considering taking the leap to entrepreneurship, you’ll enjoy these case studies of people who have succeeded.

Why You Need an IRA Even if You Have a 401(k) at Moolanomy: Some interesting advice this week from Moolanomy concerning retirement investing.

Self-Employed? Avoid These Common Borrower Traps at Mint Life: This article discusses some really important advice for business owners who want to avoid mortgage troubles.

Three Online Financial Tools You Shouldn’t Live Without at MoneyNing: If you’ve been looking for some financial tools to help you in 2013, you’ll enjoy this post.

Start a New Business for the New Year at Lazy Man and Money: This post has some really insightful tips for anyone considering starting a home-based or freelance business.

A DIY Guide to Rebuilding Your Credit Score at DoughRoller: It’s not as hard as you think to rebuild your credit score, especially with this guide.

Hire Yourself as Your Own Assistant at Fiscal Fizzle: This crazy idea might just be the boost you need to succeed in your freelancing business.

Written by Miranda Marquit

Miranda Marquit is a freelance writer and professional blogger, specializing in personal finance, small business, and investing topics. She writes for a number of financial web sites and blogs, and has been featured in numerous media. Read about life as a freelancer at and in her book Confessions of a Professional Blogger.

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