So do you think the reason Ted Kennedy refused to look up from his copy of the text during the State of the Union was that he knew the cameras would be on him, and keeping his head down is the only disrespect anyone is possibly allowed?  Or was he actually reading along?  Or asleep?  Or, possibly, was he flasking it with some fine aged scotch to play the SOTU drinking game and made the terrible mistake of choosing one where he had to drink on the word “tax”?

  • An interesting analysis of the financial consequences of “looking old” for women. Although, there’s only so much “Sure its unfair and oppressive but that’s how it is, so deal with it” I can handle at once. (Read it at My Open Wallet)
  • However, since it does matter, here are some quick fixes for image problems. (Read it at The Brazen Careerist)
  • 12 ways to afford big ticket items–which is to say, 10 ways to avoid going into debt for them. (Read it at The Digerati Life)
  • How to save on everything. (Read it at Lazy Man and Money)
  • In particular, you can save by buying used–which is also socially and ecologically responsible, though he doesn’t mention that. (Read it at Clever Dude)
  • And now for something completely different: college credit from McDonald’s employee training program. (In Britain, not here.) (Read it at Generation Debt)
  • Queercents’ own Moorea writes about her debt consolidation experience. (Read it at Prosper)

Queercents Rehash: Where Does Your Money Go?: On the theme of something completely different….