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This post from Stephanie was featured on Rockstar Finance early this week. The post title, Stay-at-Home Moms: Be Involved With Your Household Finances, tells you the message loud and clear.
Stephanie offers four crucial things every stay at home mom should have.
She also tells her story of what happened to her in a previous marriage.
Read it and please forward it to anyone you think needs to get this message. And be sure to visit Stephanie's website: HealthySavvyAndWise.com.
Stay-at-Home Moms: Be Involved With Your Household Finances – Rockstar Finance :: Curating the best of money and personal finance
By: Stephanie | HealthySavvyAndWise.com Don't Be in the Dark About Your Finances Women have a knack for taking care of everyone and everything but ourselves. Stay-at-home moms are prime candidates for falling into this trap. I was a stay-at-home mom for 26 years, and I urge you: Don't be in the dark about your finances just because …
In keeping with the theme of spouses and finance, Rich, of PF Geeks, offers The One Question to Get Your Spouse on Board with Financial Independence.
Rich offers a framework to have the discussion and suggest five “self-checks” to consider before engaging in the conversation.
Check it out and get some solid advice to help.
“How do I get my spouse on board with FIRE (Financial Independence)?” That's the question I see repeated every week in the world of personal finance and in the FIRE (financial independence retire early) movement. The reality is that far too many marriages are stuck in a game of financial tug-o-war.
I wrote a post this week asking Are You Emotionally Ready for a Market Meltdown?
Mindfully Investing published a similar post but with a different approach. The title of this article is Are Investors Really at the Mercy of Their Emotions?
The author, Karl, highlights several individuals who became extremely wealthy by investing without emotion.
You may have noticed that a great deal of investing advice focuses on our emotions as investors rather than the mechanics of investing. Here are some example articles: Articles like these often include quotes from Warren Buffett. Two of the most common are: “The most important quality for an investor is temperament, not intellect.”
The Wealthy Accountant
The Wealthy Accountant asks one of the most important questions that's often forgotten when planning for retirement.
That's the foundation and the most important thing.
In my practice and my family, I see too many people not mentally prepared when they retire.
They had no clue what to do with their time or how to stay mentally challenged and engaged.
Keith, a.k.a., the Tax Guy, offers up some great ways to make sure you get mentally prepared when you retire.
The early retirement community is alive and well in one of the greatest economic booms of our age. The government is working hard to create more jobs while the people want meaningful work and more time with family, friends and for pursuing other personal interests. Except for the most hardened…
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