JLP has a great how-to on calculating your rate of return  on an investment with the help of Excel (with a particular add-in package).
Flexo discusses the options you have if you no longer want your life insurance policy but want to get something for it, consider selling your life insurance policy to a third party investor .
Five Cent Nickel does a little digging and finds the rules governing the withdrawal of Roth IRA contributions  (without going into detail about the financial ramifications of such a decision).
MBH discusses his de-junking strategy .
pmoa.net has a great article about how to pick up the infuriated sport of golf on the cheap .