The personal finance community is filled with so many talented writers and inspiring families in search of something better out of life than the traditional society-approved plan of buying lots of stuff and retiring in your 60s if you’re lucky.
Here is a look at the best of this week’s personal finance blogs.
In this episode of Friday Feast: Rethinking the Dream, The Financial Diet, Millennial Money, The Naughty Investor, I Vigilante, Quiet Habits, Defined Sight, Money Glee, Untemplator, Rockstar Finance.
Welcome to the end of another week. The Friday Feast is my opportunity to highlight some of the best personal finance content that I read during the week. Both old and new articles get mentioned here because I enjoy going through people’s posting archives.
Now, on to the personal finance blogosphere!
We start off with a post from Rethinking the Dream who tells us have fun pissing your money away. That’s what renters do, right?
Oh, and The Financial Diet gives us the no-bullshit guide to financial terms we weren’t taught as kids.
My favorite post of the week
My favorite post for this week comes from Millennial Money who asked (and answered) the question: Are stocks too expensive?
“The Dow hit 20,000 this week for the first time in history and stocks have been ridiculous over the past 7 years, but extra ridiculous over the past month. So what? Anyone who invests seriously knows the Dow is bullshit and doesn’t matter.”
He continued, “Unfortunately, a majority of Americans aren’t participating in passive or active stock investing. They are missing out on one of the best ways so build wealth.”
Stocks are never “too expensive” to buy!
More from the personal finance community
The Naughty Investor tells us why relying on your job as your only income is a bad idea.
And hey – be the you you were when you were you…so says I, Vigilante, anyway.
Also, Quiet Habits recalls the life-changing power of wearing his pants twice. For the record, I wear mine WAY more than twice.
Lastly, Defined Sight addresses an interesting question: Are introverts better money savers?
Honorable mentions: Money Glee gives us 5 signs we might be financially illiterate, Untemplator asks if we have what it takes to be a penny pincher, lastly, a Rockstar Finance Forums thread asks: Pay off the mortgage, or invest more in a 401k?
Video of the week
Check out the swap meet we went to earlier in the month. It was supposed to be this wild and crazy event…
Coming up in the week ahead on ThinkSaveRetire: On Monday, we’re talking about blogging and whether or not buying an SSL certificate is worth it. On Wednesday, we’re getting technical with an in-depth guide to Roth IRAs from an up and coming podcaster.
Thanks for reading, and cheers to another financially productive week ahead!