Every week I like to feature a few frugal articles that caught my eyes. Curl up in your favorite reading nook and enjoy. Hopefully these encourage you to live frugal lives!
Crank the heat of wear a sweater? by Brian Morelli
Over the last two days, I experienced some nasty cold weather here in Iowa. The lows were scary. Considering wind chill, it was getting down to below 20/30 degrees! As winter drags on, it’s important to think about how you can save energy and reduce fossil fuel use. The simplest option is often best: put on extra layers.
The early retirement / financial freedom spreadsheet by J. Money
Are you looking to leave the rat race and retire early? You’re going to want to read J. Money’s guide first! Early retirees need to think about how much they’ll have over time, and what they’ll need to withdraw each year to sustain themselves. J introduces some important rules before you take the plunge! A must-read.
Hidden advantages of savings accounts by William Cowie
Ah, the trusty savings account! Pretty boring, right? In this low-interest time, savings accounts have gotten a bad rap. This article lays out some tried and true reasons why everyone should embrace the trusty savings account.
The Gender Gap in investing needs to go by Kate Dore
Last, but certainly not least, is an article from one of my favorite personal finance writers. In her latest post, she details the many reasons why the Gender Gap in investments is a serious problem for everyone. From stats about financial knowledge/literacy to information about how to change that, Kate is an awesome example!