It’s Friday, so it is time for another round-up of some of my favorite blog posts. I continue to receive great feedback from my Tips to Guide Practical Money Conversations with Your Children series. Thank you for your many comments, stories and commitment to talk to your kids about money. I appreciate your comments and support through sharing my posts with others.
Weekly Roundup: Who Made Me Laugh, Cry and Think This Week
So grab a cup of coffee or your beverage of choice and settle in for a good read.
The Frugal Farmer almost blew her budget in Oops, I did it again (Almost) but got her craving to spend back under control.
Lauren at LBee and The Money Tree remembers the good ‘ol days when she could shop without worrying about the consequences in Financial Ignorance is Bliss. For now.
Poverty is certainly an issue nationwide, but Kim at Eyes on Dollar asks, Is Poverty in the United States an Excuse to Do Poorly in School?
You’ll need a few tissues after reading Losing Isaac—Finding Life in the Death of a Child by Nicole from Frugal Rules.
A motto I live by every day! The Savvy Scot shares How I live Within My Means. And even more importantly, knowing you can live a great life within your means.
Greg from Club Thrifty has some fun as he imagines all kinds of events we can’t insure ourselves against in Catastrophic Events That Will Keep You Up at Night.
Grayson at Debt Roundup has a great infographic showing the incredibly low savings rate in this country. This saddens me but also energizes me to help people become financially literate.
Admitting to a problem is the first step to recovery. Mackenzie at The Random Path confesses a former bad habit in Emotional Shopping.
Having a sharing spirit is very important to me. Brian at Luke 1428 encourages us to go outside of ourselves so we can see the needs of others in Give It Away Now.
In his post, Profit from Your Passion: It’s Not Always Possible Justin from The Frugal Path debates whether following your passion and earning a sustainable income is always doable.
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