Welcome to the 58th Carnival of Money Stories – Dollar Coins Edition. I’m very happy and honored to be hosting this week’s carnival as this is my first hosting experience. Have fun checking out the dollar coins…
I hope you enjoy!
The 1st United States Congress voted to pay Washington a salary of $25,000 a year — a large sum in 1789. Washington, already wealthy, declined the salary, since he valued his image as a selfless public servant. At the urging of Congress, however, he ultimately accepted the payment. A dangerous precedent could have been set otherwise, as the founding fathers wanted future presidents to come from a large pool of potential candidates — not just those citizens who could afford to do the work for free.
Lisa Spinelli presents Free Time or More Money-Which is it? posted at Greener Pastures: Personal Finance. Money is always good but time can be worth more.
Ryan Taylor presents My Portfolio Dropped 8% – How’d Yours Hold Up? posted at Millionaire Money Habits. We have to think of the long run when looking at our investments. I can relate having seen my 401(k) in the red.
Pinyo presents Why I Am Glad The Economic Stimulus Check Is Coming Early posted at Moolanomy. The Economic Stimulus checks are coming just in time for Pinyo!
Dough Roller presents Do You ‘Steal’ Money From Your Spouse? posted at The Dough Roller | Smarter Money Management. Hmm…I guess there is a fine line between borrowing and stealing depending on how you look at it. Either way it couldn’t hurt to be more communicative with your spouse.
John Adams, Jr. (October 30, 1735 – July 4, 1826) was the second President of the United States (1797–1801). He also served as America’s first Vice President (1789–1797). He was defeated for re-election in the “Revolution of 1800” by Thomas Jefferson. Adams was also the first President to reside in the newly-built White House in Washington, D.C., which was completed in 1800.
Finance Tips 101 presents The Pros And Cons Of Personal Loans posted at Finance Tips 101.
His opposition to the Bank of the United States was fierce: “I sincerely believe, with you, that banking establishments are more dangerous than standing armies; and that the principle of spending money to be paid by posterity, under the name of funding, is but swindling futurity on a large scale.
GradGirl presents Money Story: Graduation Announcements posted at This Writer’s Wallet.
paidtwice presents Healthcare Feel Like Throwing Money Down A Drain? Good, Sometimes. posted at I’ve Paid For This Twice Already….
As a leader in the first Congresses, he drafted many basic laws and was responsible for the first ten amendments to the Constitution (said to be based on the Virginia Declaration of Rights), and thus is also known as the “Father of the Bill of Rights“. As a political theorist, Madison’s most distinctive belief was that the new republic needed checks and balances to limit the powers of special interests, which Madison called factions.
Mitchel Harad presents Fun at the Auction posted at Holy Cash Cow.
Monroe is probably best known for the Monroe Doctrine, which he delivered in his message to Congress on December 2, 1823. In it, he proclaimed the Americas should be free from future European colonization and free from European interference in sovereign countries’ affairs. It further stated the United States’ intention to stay neutral in European wars and wars between European powers and their colonies, but to consider any new colonies or interference with independent countries in the Americas as hostile acts toward the United States.
Larry Russell presents The Financial Services Industry is Still the Largest S&P 500 Sector – Even after the Collapse of its Stock Values posted at THE SKILLED INVESTOR Blog.
GBlogger presents Success Stories: Retired At 51 With Over $1.4 Million—And Staying Aggressive posted at CAN I GET RICH ON A SALARY.
John Quincy Adams (July 11, 1767 – February 23, 1848) was a diplomat, politician, and the sixth President of the United States (March 4, 1825 – March 4, 1829). His party affiliations were Federalist, Democratic-Republican, National Republican, and later Anti-Masonic and Whig. John Quincy Adams was the son of the second United States President John Adams and Abigail Adams. He is most famous as a diplomat involved in many international negotiations, and for formulating the Monroe Doctrine. As president he proposed a grand program of modernization and educational advancement, but was unable to get it through Congress.
Madeleine Begun Kane presents Dear IRS posted at Mad Kane’s Humor Blog.
Todd presents I’m Thinking About Turning Down a Promotion At Work posted at HarvestingDollars.
Silicon Valley Blogger presents How Prosper Financed My Trip and Sundry P2P Lending Thoughts posted at The Digerati Life.
He was a polarizing figure who dominated American politics in the 1820s and 1830s. His political ambition combined with the masses of people shaped the modern Democratic Party. Renowned for his toughness, he was nicknamed “Old Hickory.” As he based his career in Tennessee, Jackson was the first President primarily associated with the frontier.
Raymond presents Get A Free Extended Warranty By Purchasing With A Credit Card posted at Money Blue Book.
Dorian Wales presents How to Fortify Your Job: 10 valuable (and challenging) Tips posted at The Personal Financier.
Martin Van Buren (December 5, 1782 – July 24, 1862), nicknamed Old Kinderhook, was the eighth President of the United States from 1837 to 1841. Before his presidency, he served as the eighth Vice President (1833-1837) and the 10th Secretary of State under Andrew Jackson. He was a key organizer of the Democratic Party, a dominant figure in the Second Party System, and the first president who was not of English, Irish, Welsh, or Scottish descent. He was the first president to be born an American citizen (his predecessors were born before the revolution)
BeThisWay presents My Economic Stimulus Check Didn?t Arrive When Promised! posted at Are You Going To Be This Way The Rest of The Time I Know You?.
Shawna presents Where?s my economic stimulus check?!? How to check the status of your stimulus check posted at Bumble…….
Ken Clark, CFP presents Repaying Student Loans: An Overview of Student Loan Repayment Plans posted at Saving for College – About.com.
There are 354 steps inside the statue and its pedestal. There are 25 windows in the crown which comprise the jewels beneath the seven rays of the diadem. The tablet which the statue holds in her left hand reads, in Roman numerals, “July 4, 1776″ the day of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence.
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