The Republican National Convention went off without a hitch in Tampa this week despite tropical storm/hurricane Isaac.
Romney formally accepted the nomination, Clint Eastwood gave a controversial speech, and pundits everywhere found fodder for articles for weeks to come.
An interesting election is headed our way: two styles of government, two different types of (likely to be broken) political promises, and lots of negative ads. There’s really one winner every four years — the television and radio markets that get all of that political spending thrown their way.
How would you deal with a surge of income every 4 years that had to cover the remaining 3 years of expenses? Here are some articles to help you manage your finances:
I Will Teach You to Be Rich | If You Use a Big Bank You Deserve to Be Treated Like Crap
Taking Charge | Emily’s list: Bankruptcy edition
Budgets are Sexy | The $2.00 Bill Savings Trick
FinCon | Financial Bloggers Meetup in Portland
NPR’s Planet Money | Inside America’s Most Indebted City
Wealth Pilgrim | Why You Need The Highest Credit Score Possible
Get Rich Slowly | Friendships and Financial Inequality
Five Cent Nickel | Ten Money Saving Tailgating Tips
Wise Bread | The Benefits of Apprenticeships
Consumerism Commentary | 5 Tips for Dealing with the Job Shift Away from the Middle Class
Money Crashers | How to Trade in a Car – Pros & Cons, How It Works