Happy Holidays! We hope everyone’s last-minute shopping and celebration planning is going well. If you’re looking for a minute to relax in the midst of your hectic schedule, enjoy some of these great finance reads  from around the internet!
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Digging into LED Light Bulb Savings  – I love reading a good, in-depth analysis on saving/frugality. -Lazy Man and Money
Asset Allocation Revisited: How Much International Stock Exposure For Your Portfolio?  – Diversifying your portfolio internationally is so important so this was a great reminder! -MyMoneyBlog
Why a Good Credit Score Matters When You’re Not Borrowing  – There were some great points in here that I never thought of about why having a good credit score is important all the time. -MoneySmartLife
How to Save Enough to Quit Your Job (and Follow Your Dream)  – Some great tips on how to get yourself to the point where you can follow your dreams without money holding you back. -GoGirl Finance
7 Things to Do When You Get a Raise at Work  – If you are due for an end of year raise, you have to read this! -MoneyCrashers
5 Ways to Save Money Over Your Entire Career  – When we take a new job and compare salary and benefits, we often forget to look at some of the hidden costs of our jobs that can really add up over time – this has some great tips on how to avoid them from killing your budget. -Three Thrifty Guys