Best Personal Finance Writing – Week 17

As I write this, I am trying to tie up some loose ends before heading to Louisville, KY for a co-worker’s bachelor party. We aren’t very close, but he has no friends outside the office so that’s why I’m going.

I just checked my blog stats and I’ve had 23 people from Louisville read my site since the beginning of the year, and they stay here for an average of 3:30″. On the Internet, that’s an eternity. I like Louisville because they like me!

I am excited about opening night at Churchill Downs, and I hear that this will be their first night races. The Kentucky Derby is a week away, so I’m expecting a high energy city.

Even though it’s probably gonna cost me $300-400, we were very diligent this month keeping spending down, so I will probably be able to cash-flow the expense.

Because I’ll be gone Friday, Saturday and most of Sunday, I may not be available to reply to comments or approve the moderation of new commenters. Don’t worry – I’ll be back!

I want to dedicate this week’s “Best Of” post to some of my special Yakezie friends.

 

BEST PERSONAL FINANCE (AND LIFESTYLE) WRITING OF THE WEEK

 

My writing was featured in the following Carnivals. Make sure you check them out.

 

 

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    • I had a great time at the track, but alas, my strategy did not pay off. The weather was crazy so I got to see a mud track, though.

  1. Thanks for the link John! I’m not sure what to make of you calling me one of your “special friends.” I can’t decide if that’s a compliment or not.

    I hope you had fun at the races. Did you win any money? I agree with Modest, it’s so much fun to bet on live racing. I’ve never had much luck, but always had a great time.
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  2. Between the casino and track I broke even, minus a few mint juleps. My good fortune was that I left my car at the hotel so it did not get wrecked by hail like many other vehicles did.

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