February is sure cruising by—isn’t it? I know for many this winter has been particularly frigid and snowy, so you are probably pretty happy to be inching closer to Spring. I am too.
This week I shared an interesting infographic on Financial Infidelity. Most of us would agree that marital infidelity is wrong, but it appears fewer couples feel as strongly about financial infidelity. I’ll dig a little bit deeper on next Monday’s post on how to minimize the potential risk of financial cheating in your relationship. Often times it starts innocently enough or isn’t done maliciously but can still ultimately ruin a once happy union.
A Few Good Reads
Here are my favorite posts from the past week. Enjoy!
Laurie, aka The Frugal Farmer, reminded us to Not Let the Success of Others Keep You from Achieving Your Goals. Even when we are genuinely happy for someone’s success, it’s human nature to compare ourselves and sometimes we end up feeling a bit defeated. Laurie offers some good advice to help recharge your motivation.
Average Joe from Stacking Benjamins asked us What Can We Learn from Drake Bell’s Bankruptcy? A Ton. When celebrities make money mistakes, we blame Hollywood excess. But as Joe points out, we make the same mistakes too, just on a smaller scale.
Mr. CBB over at Canadian Budget Binder asked Do You Live in Financial Independence La La Land? As he points out, financial independence doesn’t just happen; you have to do the work to make it a reality.
Stefanie from The Broke and Beautiful Life shared Why the Little Things Matter. A snarky comment from an Wall Street Journal article featuring her, reminded her again why the little things do matter and add up over time.
Well, that’s a wrap for this week. I hope everyone has a great weekend!
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