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Friday Finance Links March 22, 2013 – Go Marquette Edition

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March Madness is underway and my grad school alma matter Marquette pulled out an exciting opening round win over a tough number 14 seed, Davidson.  Butler is up next tomorrow, should be a great game.  I grew up rooting for Marquette as a kid in Milwaukee during the Al McGuire era.  They won it all in his last game as a coach in 1977 and were National runners-up in 1974.

Here are a few links to some great weekend financial reading. 

Personal Finance Blogs 

Andrea explains Mutual Fund Turnover Ratio: What You Need to Know to Pick a Fund at Take a Smart Step.

Angie tells us about Herd Mentality: You Are Being Set Up to Fail in a guest post at Value Stock Guide.

Robert shows us How to Understand the Stock Market at The Collge Investor.

Jon explains What Is Preferred Stock? at Novel Investor.

Thanks to John at Frugal Rules for featuring my guest post Financial Advisor Compensation – Why it Matters.

If you are an aspiring blogger or an experienced blogger looking for a few tips check out Jeremy’s new page Guide to Starting a Blog at his blog Modest Money.

Posts from Fellow NAPFA Members 

Tom Orecchio shares a Financial Planning Overview at Figuide.com.

Jim Blankenship discusses the Adoption Credit For Tax Year 2012 And Beyond at Figuide.com.

Other financial articles from around the web

Jeanette Pavini tells us how Anti-aging scams can be costly and dangerous at marketwatch.com.

Tom Sightings lays out 7 Steps to Independence in Retirement at usnews.com.

Dan Solin explains why FINRA’s Win is Your Loss at usnews.com.

I took a week off from contributing to US News Smarter Investor Blog but you can check out all of my prior posts at my author page.

Here’s wishing everyone a great weekend.

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  1. Great round up of articles. We’ll see how far Marquette gets Butler is tough ;-)

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