Money Beagle holds forth on life insurance. It’s an interesting post and something to think about, especially if you have a young family, a disabled child who will need care through adulthood, or a spouse whose earning power would not suffice to pay the mortgage or maintain a comfortable lifestyle.
And as if by mental telepathy, SVB discusses whole and term life insurance at The Digerati Life.
At A Gai Shan Life, Revanche takes up the ongoing national conversation on women, the workplace, and the quality of women’s lives. This subject has been in the national media for the past few weeks, with articles in the Atlantic and the New York Times dominating the stage. Revanche’s thoughtful post reflects not only on the general state of affairs but on her own growing sense of frustration and burn-out…and she clearly hits a nerve with the many 20- and 30-something professionals among her readers.
At Prairie Ecothrifter, staff writer “Happy Homeowner” addresses the same issue with advice on managing “the third shift.”
Speaking of vacations, eemusings is on the wing from Auckland to another destination that will make you green with envy.
Five Cent Nickel does a nice analysis comparing the costs of driving and flying to your vacation destination.
Don’t know whether the Centavos are back from Italy yet; last I heard, 101 Centavos was speculating on why Europeans are so much thinner than Americans.
Crystal and Mr. BFS, as you may know, are having a brand-new home built. And over at Budgeting in the Fun Stuff, they’re becoming acquainted with the concept of “contractor standard time.”
Over at Blue Collar Workman, TB is thinking about starting his own business. I think a lot of skilled craftsmen do OK on their own, if they can master the art of finding customers.
Free Money Finance posts an interesting cautionary tale about life in the social media.
In the runaround department, nicoleandmaggie received a masterful one from Equifax the other day.
Speaking of rants, Evan has some great fun with his latest moment of bemused outrage over at My Journey to Millions.
At Out of Debt Again, Mrs. Accountability reflects on her youngest son’s recent flight from the coop.
Manwhile, Donna Freedman has returned to her roost, but she’s still very much in motion.
And on that note, I need to get into motion myself. Happy Fourth of July, everyone!