Monday Money – August 1st, 2011

Going to try a regular feature here. Monday mornings tend to have an influx in articles and blog posts, since most journalists and bloggers try to take some time off on the weekends. Every week, I’ll post a roundup of some of the articles I’ve found interesting and helpful.

Our First of the Month Financial Routine | Frugal Dad – Read about Frugal Dad’s beginning-of-the-month routine. Some neat ideas I’m interested in trying out.

New Report Reveals Consumer Confusion in the Credit Score Marketplace | MintLife Blog – With more and more websites offering “free” credit scores, it’s important to know what you’re getting.

“Piggybacking” can pose a serious risk | Ask Liz Weston – Things to know about adding an authorized user to your credit card.

The Federal Debt: When Compound Interest Is Crushing | The New York Times Bucks Blog – The harsh reality of compound interest.

If you’ve found any useful or interesting articles around the web, share them in the comments.

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