Weekly Roundup

The goal of Sharing Backyards is to make sure “that anyone who wants to garden and grow food for themselves can.” They match up those who have space to garden and are willing to share with those who would like to have a gardening space.

If you ever find yourself needing to convert documents to PDF give the free PrimoPDF a try.

Repair Pal can help you compare auto repair estimates, search for a repair shop and share reviews. Make sure to bookmark this one as there are plenty of other hints and tips to peruse.

I finally found a finance article reporting some good news, or something like that. Maybe.

County Health Rankings provides access to state reports ranking each county within the 50 states according to “four different types of health factors: health behaviors, clinical care, social and economic factors, and the physical environment.”

Some recent personal finance posts I enjoyed reading.

This post asks if your weight is affecting your salary, and gives some maybe not so surprising answers.

Here are 10 ways we lose money without realizing it.

Weekly Reminder – A reminder of a useful article you might have missed.
Here I review the book “Gene Logsdon’s Money Saving Secrets: A Treasury of Salvaging, Bargaining, Recycling and Scavenging.” Worth a read, if you are into that sort of thing.

Have a great weekend!


  1. Thanks for the County Health Rankings! I teach a health psychology class at a community college, and most of my students are in nursing. They will be very interested in this!


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