Celebrating Memorial Day 2013 and Links

Memorial Day is a great long weekend for most people in the United States.

But the point isn’t to take a day off just to go to the lake for a cookout.

Memorial Day, originally titled Decoration Day, is to honor and remember the men and women of the United States Armed Forces who died during their service.  Take some time to think about that this weekend as you enjoy your time off.

Having an extra day off is a great time to get your finances straightened out. Here are some good reads for that:

Wealthy Turtle | 6 Ways to Deal with Stress as a Work at Home Parent
Wise Bread | The 10 Worst Ways to Make Extra Money
My Multiple Incomes | Understanding the Future of Your Credit Score After You Say ‘I Do’
Money Beagle | Pay Debt Away But Keep New Debt at Bay
Invest It Wisely | Tips to Find a Job You Really Love
Club Thrifty | 3 Big Mistakes Couples Make With Money
Bloomberg | The Most & Least Taxing States of 2013
Work Save Live | 5 Things to Consider Before Quitting Your Day Job
Financially Consumed | What’s In Your Homeowners Insurance Policy?

Free From Broke was featured in the following carnivals this week:

Carnival of Personal Finance #410 — Summer Plans Edition
Carnival Of Wealth, Turning the Corner Edition | Control Your Cash: Making Money Make Sense
WILD Finance Carnival for Young Adults
Carnival of Retirement at Money Life and More — Money Life and More

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Published or updated November 7, 2014.


  1. Hope you all had a good Memorial Day. We honor not only those in the armed forces who died but also those are still serving until today. Thanks for the links.

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