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Roundup: Upcoming Chicago-Tribune / Baltimore-Sun Article

Posted By Jim On 10/06/2007 @ 1:14 pm In Personal Finance | 5 Comments

Yesterday I had a chance to have a twenty minute chat with Carolyn Bigda, who writes the Your Money column that appears in the Chicago Tribune and the Baltimore Sun, about buying a car on eBay [3] (I’ve bought two, a 2000 Acura Integra and a 2003 Toyota Celica). In it we discussed my experience with buying a car, how I vetted out the vehicle, how I vetted out the seller, and the other more transactional parts of the process such as how I paid, how I received the documents, and other salient details of the process. Who knows how much of what we talked about will make the column but it was a fun time chatting with her about my experience.

She mentioned that the article would appear on 14 October but I didn’t ask her if it’ll be in print or online, or both. If it’s in print I hope it’s in the Baltimore Sun because that’ll be easier to get my hands on…

Now, onto the gems of the week:


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[3] buying a car on eBay: http://www.bargaineering.com/articles/buying-a-car-on-ebay-guide.html

[4] one million visitors: http://www.fivecentnickel.com/2007/10/02/1000000-visitors/

[5] Roth IRAs: http://www.ncnblog.com/2007/10/03/day-24-of-33-days-and-33-ways-to-save-money-and-reduce-debt-roth-ira/

[6] avoiding costs in 529 plans: http://www.freemoneyfinance.com/2007/10/avoid-costs-whe.html

[7] philanthropy and volunteering goals: http://www.consumerismcommentary.com/2007/10/03/time-running-out-for-my-2007-charity-goals/

[8] ended his foray into “fun money” investing: http://www.getrichslowly.org/blog/2007/10/03/countrywide-and-me-a-real-life-look-at-risk-tolerance/

[9] MightyBargainHunter: http://www.MightyBargainHunter.com/

[10] Baby Bond: http://www.lazymanandmoney.com/baby-bonds-or-lazy-mans-trust-fund/

[11] dropping the price of an iPhone: http://genxfinance.com/2007/10/02/stupid-woman-sues-over-apples-iphone-price-cut/

[12] Spend money to save money.: http://moneysmartlife.com/how-spending-money-can-actually-save-you-money/

[13] small-cap party is over: http://www.thesunsfinancialdiary.com/investing/mutual-fund/is-the-small-cap-party-over/

[14] why the rich get richer: http://www.thedigeratilife.com/blog/index.php/2007/10/02/why-the-rich-get-richer-an-entirely-different-perspective/

[15] personal finance bloggers are rich, inflexible, and pretty much jerks: http://www.thetaoofmakingmoney.com/2007/10/03/518.html

[16] special bank offers for seniors: http://www.myretirementblog.com/special-bank-offers-for-seniors.html

[17] introduction to 401k’s and Roth IRAs: http://frugalupstate.blogspot.com/2007/10/introduction-to-401ks-and-roth-iras.html

[18] personal finance graduating class of 2007: http://www.hustlermoneyblog.com/personal-finances-graduating-class-of-2007/

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