My car is for sale! The 100+ inches of snow finally melted and we listed my car today. I’ll be sad when it actually sells, but I know that we’ll be much happier with a car that our family actually fits comfortably in.
And now, the best of the personal finance articles this week:
As we wind down to tax filing day you may be looking for additional deductions. Check out Overlooked Tax Deductions, A Photo Essay  for ideas! If you are running into problems filing, there are some Signs You May be a Victim of Tax-Related Fraud .
- My Interview with United States Postal Inspector J. Krafels: All About Identity Theft  at Prime Time Money.
- Dealing With the (Possible) Theft of Your Personal Data  at Five Cent Nickel.
One of the biggest April Fools’ Day jokes I enjoyed this year was John Bogle Punks World, Admits Index Funds Aren’t Real . I can’t even begin to image what investing would look like without index funds.
Very timely is the announcement by Vanguard to Launch Global Stock Index Fund . This could make total market investing  completely hands off! Until then International Investing Teaches Us a Portfolio Diversification Lesson .
In another world of investing there are: Hedge Funds – Are We Missing Out?  I’ve never ventured into hedge funds… and I don’t know if I ever will, but it is great to learn about it.
- Card Issuers Cut Limits, Lowering FICO Scores  at Frugal Dad.
- My Son Wants a Blue Sky AmEx  at Paid Twice.
Are We in a Recession?
If we are indeed in a recession, see Why a Recession Doesn’t Have To Hurt . To handle your finances check out 100 Ways to Cope With Inflation and When Times are Tight: 168 Frugal Tips to Make Your Dollar Stretch 
More articles I enjoyed this week:
- 15 Ways to Save Money On Your Cell Phone Bill  at Cash Money Life.
- brip blap getting zen things done  at Brip Blap.
- Mistakes I Have Made In Running A Business  at My Super-Charged Life.
- What do you think? Should you discuss finances with your children?  at Gather Little By Little.
- Some People Still Don’t Get It  at The Wisdom Journal.
- 5 Ways To Green Your Banking Habits at The Good Human.
- Book Giveaway: Every Family’s Business  at Million Dollar Journey.