The Olympics kicked off on Friday night with great fanfare.
Thousands of spectators, teams, and athletes have flown across the pond to compete and witness the games at great financial cost. London has spent billions of dollars to host the games in hopes of reclaiming that money in the future from tourism, use of the created venues, and tax revenues from development around the new complexes.
Here are some great financial tips this week that you might find useful even if you didn’t go to the Olympics:
Retire Happy Blog | Common Misconceptions of Retirement
The Simple Dollar | What are Job Benefits Worth?
Planting Money Seeds | Do You Have What You Need for a Home Business?
Care One Credit Blog | Having a Baby Changes Everything
Get Rich Slowly | How I Launched a Successful Kickstart Campaign
Wealth Pilgrim | 14 Steps To Being Super Productive at Work
NPR’s Planet Money | How Lego Almost Lost It, Doing Everything Right
Taking Charge | Tread lightly while making travel plans through Craigslist
CNN Money | How to Save $1 Million
Budgets Are Sexy | Odd Ball Costs of Having Kids
Five Cent Nickel | Getting a Raise in a Difficult Economy
The Digerati Life | The Importance of Customer Satisfaction For Internet Banks
Bloomberg | The Senate Tax-Cut Vote Continues Stalemate
Consumerism Commentary | Is Going Public Ever a Good Idea for a Company?
Adaptu | Streamline Your Debt (and Possibly Lower Your Interest) – How to Consolidate Debt