MBH gives a recap of the new rules around writing off charitable gifts  on your tax return that’s worth looking at if you’re a frequent donor. Free Money Finance does the same  and he notes that he might be donating less…
Nickel swapped out over a hundred light bulbs  over the weekend from the regular to compact flourescent bulbs. I swapped out my bulbs for cf bulbs way back when and I think it’s a great idea if you want to shave a few cents off your bill.
Flexo wonders if those lost Ameritrade tapes meant his email address was compromised  since he’s been getting a lot of penny stock spam emails lately.
Finally, JLP has a good post on recession proofing your portfolio .