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.
RadCrowd, a Gen Y Finance Guy reader guest posts about the various real estate crowdfunding platforms. I will likely explore at least one of these platforms in the next few months, but keep putting it off. Needless to say, I was intrigued.
Know your comfort zone. Different asset types have different risk profiles. This can range from relatively conservative (debt and Triple Net Lease) to risky (development).
The key idea that resonated with me was that frugality opens up opportunities. I know it did for me, when I decided to quit my 6-figure salary and work on my business. It will also work for you, over and over again.
If you can easily get by on significantly less income than you currently earn, you open yourself up to an entire world of possibilities or opportunities. Some people call this luck—and only the financially prepared are in position to get lucky.
Career change is tough – I know, because I’ve done it before and I’m somewhat in the midst of trying out a new one again. There are lots of strategies to pull it off, but ultimately you have to make the difficult leap yourself.
Years later she told me, “I have no regrets because I went after what I thought I wanted. I’m a much better baker now than before. And although I still don’t love my job, I have a much greater appreciation. The greatest regret would have been to never try.”
If you’re blogging or plan to, you should have read this article from Silas and Grace. One of these days I’ll finally create an account on Pinterest! 😉
People want to know how this blog post is going to make a big or small change in their life. So every time you write a post, make sure you have WIIFM in mind.
That’s all folks!