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Weekend Roundup: They’re Back!
Posted By Jim On 05/08/2010 @ 12:53 pm In Personal Finance | 11 Comments
For those who follow my Twitter account @bargainr , you get treated to interesting links as I find them throughout the day. Many of them are personal finance in nature, some of them are not, but I hope everyone finds them somewhere in the spectrum of entertaining and educational.
Well, not everyone is on Twitter (let’s be honest, it’s a huge time sink) so I thought it would be best if we revived Weekend roundups with some of these interesting links sprinkled in!
Before we begin, I want to pay homage to a bookmarklet I recently discovered – Readability  With a click on a bookmark, you can turn any page into something slightly prettier and easier to read. May I recommend you load up this page on the four stages of burnout , put it through Readability, and read it. The article is important but it’s difficult to read sans serif, black text on a brown background.
Here are this week’s gems:
Finally, this has nothing to do with anything… except it’s a cool way to do browser speed testing . By the way, Chrome, the browser I happen to use, is the one being tested against a potato, sound, and lightning.
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 Readability: http://lab.arc90.com/experiments/readability/
 four stages of burnout: http://www.stressdoc.com/four_stages_burnbout.htm
 College Inc.: http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/collegeinc/
 need to know before you co-sign: http://genxfinance.com/2010/04/27/what-you-need-to-know-before-co-signing-a-loan/
 Part one: http://bucks.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/05/04/answers-about-student-loans-part-1/
 part two: http://bucks.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/05/05/answers-about-student-loans-part-2/
 earns a little side money from blogging: http://www.consumerismcommentary.com/2010/05/06/how-i-earn-my-side-income-from-mostly-blogging/
 forty-four ways you can ruin your financial life: http://frugaldad.com/2010/05/03/ways-to-ruin-your-financial-life/
 foreign transaction fees: http://wanderlustjourney.com/credit-card-foreign-transaction-fees/
 video presentation: http://www.virtualprofessors.com/quants-mathematical-models-cause-financial-crisis
 Dollar Redesign contest: http://richardsmith.posterous.com/dollar-redeign-competition-2010
 new $100 bill: http://www.bargaineering.com/articles/new-100-bill.html
 browser speed testing: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nCgQDjiotG0
Thank you for reading!