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Online blogs are not only a fantastic resource but they can also fill the role of virtual money group. Knowing where to start when it comes to blogs can be a tad overwhelming, so here are some favourites to get you on your way.

Getting Started
To get back to the financial basics, check out www.moolanomy.com. Like many other finance blogs, Moolanomy offers sound advice on topics such as investing, saving, goal setting and real estate. But what we think makes this site unique is an element called blogroll, a directory of the top personal finance and money blogs. Another feature to check out is the freebie section that allows you free access to online money magazines and books.

Saving Your Time and Your Dough
These days, time is money. For creative ways to save on both, take a peek at www.lifehacker.com. This site offers clever solutions for a variety of everyday trials and tribulations, as well as more efficient ways to get things done, so you can work less and enjoy life more.

Money News While You Move
If podcasts are more your style, check out www.fundadvice.com/sound-investing. This weekly radio show was just voted “Best Money Podcast” by Money Magazine.

Sound Investing is perfect for the Smart Cookie on the go — you can simply download the latest in money matters straight to your iPod.

Fashionista Turned Recessionista

And last but not least, check out Vancouver blogger May Globus. In her blog confessions-of-a-fashion-fanatic.blogspot.com, May offers advice on how to maintain a sense of style that fits within your newly adjusted spending plan. She highlights great finds from popular fashion

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