TGIF, my friends. We made it to another Friday. It always amuses how far away Friday seems on Monday and then, in a blink of an eye, it’s here. And we’re racing around trying to get everything done before the weekend. Or is that just me?
This week I shared with you How to Flip the Switch and Develop a Budget Mindset. Following a budget and having goals are two key components to living the life you want without debt. Many people dislike budgets because they find them too restrictive or feel as though they have failed because they need one. Nothing could be further from the truth.
A Few Good Reads
Here are my favorite posts from the past week. Enjoy!
John at Frugal Rules shared the secret to conquering debt in What is the Key to Success when Paying Off Debt? The good news—it’s something you control.
Brian over at Luke 1428 concluded his wonderful 3-part series on Couples and Money by sharing ATTN Men: A Woman Values Security. Get It for Her. This series is a must-read for couples. And yes, as much as I like shiny objects, security means more.
Travis from Enemy of Debt had a powerful and inspiring post where he shared How Does It Feel to Pay off $100,000 in Debt?. Congratulations to Travis and his family for diligently working to eliminate debt. And I imagine it feels pretty darn wonderful.
Erin from Red Debted Stepchild shared with us the importance of Forgiving Myself for My Money Mistakes in her staff post at L Bee and The Money Tree. Everyone makes money mistakes. What matters is what we do afterwards.
Laurie aka The Frugal Farmer told us to Screw ‘Em: Doing What Best for You in Your Debt Payoff Journey. Not everyone is going to cheer us on when we decide to eliminate debt and change our lifestyle but Laurie isn’t going to let that derail her debt repayment efforts.
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