Money for College Project Roundup: Asbestos and Mold Edition

The suite of offices where I work is currently being renovated. Our suite is in the basement of a 100+ year old building, and the mold, mildew, and asbestos that live under the walls has always been disgusting.

The powers that be have finally made the decision to renovate our office space. I am really excited about the remodel, but during the demolition phase, all of those mold, mildew, and asbestos particles have been released into the air. So now everyone who works in the entire building is coughing, and many have upper respiratory infections. I was fine until yesterday, when I cam home wit a violent cough and a raging swollen throat.

Fortunately, I don’t feel sick, just not able to talk. Thankfully, I get to type on this blog instead of talking, so the Money for College project weekly Roundup will go on!

Money for College Project

 

[button link=”http://www.moneyforcollegeproject.com/2011/11/09/can-you-invest-student-loans-follow-up/” color=”red”] Can you Invest Student Loans[/button] This article is a follow-up to the original posted back in September. I wanted to take a more in-depth approach to the question, because I believe there are some valuable lessons to be learned.

 

[button link=”http://www.moneyforcollegeproject.com/2011/11/07/understanding-student-loan-deferments/” color=”red”] Student Loan Deferments[/button] All of the basics for every different type of student loan deferment that you could possibly want. It’s important to note the regulations regarding each type of deferment, as these could drastically impact your ability to receive one.

 

 

 

Awesome Articles You Need to Read

 

[button link=”http://www.adventure-journal.com/2011/11/what-its-like-my-career-as-a-fire-spotter/”] My Career as a Fire Spotter[/button]  When I took one of those personality assessment tests back in high school, this is exactly what it said I should become. A park ranger was another option. Turns out, it might not have been such a bad gig…

 

[button link=”http://www.smartpassiveincome.com/unexpected/”] Pat Flynn at Blog Expo[/button]  Pat Flynn talks about his experience at the World Blog Expo, and how he recovered after a potential disaster dring his presentation. Top notch as usual.

 

[button link=”http://www.iwillteachyoutoberich.com/”] How to Make Long Term Decision[/button]  Ramit walks you through his method for making difficult long term decisions, and sticking to them. His use of psychology is effective, as usual.

 

[button link=”http://artofmanliness.com/2011/11/09/should-a-man-be-inspired-by-history/”] Inspired by History?[/button]  Art of Manliness writes an excellent article on why we should be inspired by History, and what we can learn from the lessons, mistkes, and great men in our past.

 

Yakezie Friends

 

[button link=”http://sustainablelifeblog.com/2011/11/09/saving-money-tip-manual-upgrades/” color=”green”] Sustainable Life – Manual Upgrades[/button]

 

[button link=”http://blog.themillionairenurse.com/2011/11/07/banks-changing-over-charges/” color=”green”] The Millionaire Nurse – Bank Fees[/button]

 

[button link=”http://dailymoneyshot.net/its-my-116th-post-and-im-giving-something-away/” color=”green”] Daily Money Shot – 116th post Giveaway[/button]

 

[button link=”http://www.moneybeagle.com/2011/11/5-reasons-to-be-optimistic-about.html” color=”green”]Money Beagle –  Be Optimistic about Student Loan Debt[/button]

 

[button link=”http://knsfinancial.com/why-do-we-often-fail-to-push-ourselves-to-meet-goals/” color=”green”] KNS FInancial  – Failure to Meet Goals[/button]

 

[button link=”http://www.bucksomeboomer.com/get-stinkin-rich/” color=”green”] Bucksome Boomer – Get Stinkin Rich[/button]

 

[button link=”http://www.investinthemarkets.com/markets/the-fattened-piigs/” color=”green”] Invest in the Markets – The Fatted PIIGS[/button]

 

[button link=”http://erinshanendoah.com/dogatemywallet/?p=117″ color=”green”] Dog Ate my Wallet – Average Joe[/button]

 

[button link=”http://www.20sfinances.com/2011/11/08/how-i-got-4-movie-tickets-for-9/” color=”green”] 20’s Finance – 4 Movie Tickets for $9[/button]

 

 

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14 thoughts on “Money for College Project Roundup: Asbestos and Mold Edition

  1. Money Beagle

    They’re remodeling our building as well. They’re doing one half at a time so they can gut it and completely re-do it. It was originally done in the early 1980’s so I don’t think we have all the harmful stuff around. In your case, they better have done a sealed asbestos removal, because that’s not something that you want just flying around in the air. Nobody should be going to work under that scenario!

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    1. MoneyforCollegePro Post author

      @Dr.Dean – Any time! Glad you like the links. I cant really take credit for them, they are a custom script within the theme I use (Elegant Themes). And I am definitely trying to stay healthy!

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