I read a *lot* of articles each week, related to personal finance, investing, family, parenting and the happiness that comes with it.
Some of them make me reflect on where I am on my journey and how I want to achieve my goals. This is a list of the ones that do.
This struck close to home – I had a six-figure salary in a previous life. The toxicity of that job environment pushed me over the fence into self-employment, so maybe it was a good thing after all.
Losing oneself doesn’t happen overnight. It’s death by a thousand cuts. It’s putting a frog in tepid water and letting it boil slowly. You don’t even realize that you’ve become a shell of yourself until you look down one day and realize you have third-degree burns all over your body and you think, “something has to change!”
An insightful, honest post by a young, brilliant blogger about the downs and ups of life (kinda like the road in the header image of this site but I digress…).
… because you’re hungry for more, and you have to create what you want from scratch. Not a lot of people set out on a wealth-building lifestyle, but once you get on that train, you’ve got all the money habits in place that should keep you going up.
Always interesting to see other’s approaches to how they plan to generate income once they’ve FIREd. Lots of variables to consider, and life has a way of making it more interesting. I know it did for me 🙂
I believe life is more than just a 48 hour work week – Lily from the Frugal Gene
Joshua Sheats voices what a lot (ok, some) of us don’t have the guts to mention publicly. Nothing controversial, but long term financial plans built on very low spending isn’t practical. Or sustainable. Maybe I’m just jealous?
…some people assume that if they can live on an extremely low budget per year today, they can build a long-term financial plan predicated on maintaining that spending forever. I think this is a dangerous assumption.
What do YOU think?