Are You Blaming Work For Your Problems?

Are You Blaming Work For Your Problems?

Blaming Work I follow a blogger and podcaster who goes by the name Mad Fientist. He reached Financial Independence (FI) a few years ago and writes about his experiences, sharing helpful advice, insights, and resources. He published a post recently, titled “The...
Use Your Strengths To Improve Your Finances

Use Your Strengths To Improve Your Finances

Use Your Strengths When it comes to improving any area of our lives, utilizing our strengths is a better approach than running into the same walls by committing to plans we don’t like and aren’t good at. General Example For example, if you want to exercise...
The Fringe Benefits of Frugality

The Fringe Benefits of Frugality

  Because you’re reading a blog about personal finance, I think it’s safe to say you spend some time thinking about money. Whether your focus is on maximizing every dollar, spending on the things you love, or minimizing stress around money, it can be...
Sometimes I Think About Money Too Much

Sometimes I Think About Money Too Much

A Personal Example It’s true. I’ll admit it. Sometimes I think about money too much. Here’s an example: A while ago I needed to take a Lyft from my house to the airport. It’s something I’d done before and have continued to do many times...
Why Investing Is Like March Madness

Why Investing Is Like March Madness

Go Hokies! The second weekend of March Madness kicks off on Thursday, and if your brackets are anything like mine they’re pretty busted. To be fair, while I’m pretty much in dead last across my various pools, there weren’t that many upsets during the...