Weekly Link Round-Up For March 4th, 2011

This week on @blueleaf we linked a number of articles on personal finance and economics. We hope you enjoy the weekly link round-up below.

Commodity Supply And Demand: Is Malthus Back? – Buttonwood

What A Financial Advisor Can And Cannot Do For You – Asset Allocator

Inferior Mutual Fund Performance – Best No Load Mutual Funds

The Perfect Retirement Myth – Money Smarts

The Population Bomb Echoes – Zero Hedge

Getting Real – The Daily Capitalist

It’s Not Just About Costs – Buttonwood

More On Commodities And Malthus – Buttonwood

The Problem With Negative Real Interest Rates – Synthetic Assets

Not My Father’s Recession – Christina Romer

Misunderstanding Data On Economic Growth – Synthetic Assets

Price Movements Are The Point Of Real-Time Transparency – Synthetic Assets

Does The U.S. Really Have A Fiscal Crisis? – Baseline Scenario

Pensions Become Unrecognized Assets – Barel Karsan

529 College Savings Accounts – NYT Bucks

Mortgage Tax Deduction Myth – Generation X Finance

Hidden Tax Break For Self-Employed – Devil In The Details

U.S. In For 20 Years Of Rising Interest Rates – Investment News

It’s Official – America Now Endorses Capital Controls – Zero Hedge

The Housing Bubble And Negative Equity Are A Major Predictor Of State Budget Gaps, Not Unions – Rortybomb

Have a great weekend!

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John Prendergast John Prendergast is the co-founder and CEO of Blueleaf. He serves on the board of WiredTiger, a developer cloud optimized databases. He is also the founder and organizer of the Lean Startup Circle Boston. In addition to his decade and a half as an entrepreneur, John spent nearly a decade as an investment banker and financial advisor.