A FEW OF MY FAVORITE PERSONAL FINANCE ARTICLES – Vol. 4, December 2019

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Welcome to another edition of A Few Of My Favorite Personal Finance Articles Vol 4, where I share some of the best personal finance articles I have read during the month.

I started this series to share some articles that I enjoyed reading through the month. The information on the internet can be overwhelming and time-consuming. I know many of us don’t have the time or inclination to go searching through the rabbit-hole of blogs and bloggers.

If that is you, here you go...

P.S. For the past few months I have been searching for a name to call this series. Do you have any suggestions? If you do, I would love your help.

I love reading as many articles as I can, it also leads to a slight challenge, one that I don’t mind. It is never easy to narrow down the articles to a few because there are so many great bloggers and writers out there.

If you are like me and want to read some more, then do follow me on Twitter where I share a lot more.

Here are some that I really like. Hope you like them too.

My Favorite Personal Finance Articles Vol 4, December 2019

Chop Wood, Carry Water: How to Find Fulfillment in Being (Four Pillar Freedom)

Zach explores the concept of lasting fulfillment and how to find it. He writes that we will truly become content when we take joy in doing our daily activities. Its not just him who believes this. There are lots of people who hold the same view. Find out who.

My Non-Monetary Emergency Fund (Tread Lightly, Retire Early)

When you think of an emergency fund do you only consider the money you keep aside for uncertainties and unplanned events? Angela found that there were many other things that contributed to her peace of mind for her future. These are what make her non-monetary emergency fund.

How I Built A Mildly Successful Six-Figure Business in 17 Years (Money Lab)

Matt shares an interactive timeline of how he built his ‘mildly’ successful six-figure business over the last 17 years and after 12 ‘failures’. If your business isn’t doing as well as you had hoped, if you are just starting out, or if you are looking for some inspiration, this one is for you.

How to Financially Get Your $hit Together (Adulting: 202) (Your Money Geek)

With the new year around the corner most of us want to start afresh. We want to get our life and finances in order. Here is a guide to help you do that.

Related:

The Ultimate List of New Year’s Financial Resolutions

The First Time Investor: 7 Important Tips to Help Minimize Financial Risk (Invested Wallet)

While on the theme of New Year, if you want to start investing in 2020 here are some tips to help you.

How to Make Fabulous Herbal Vinegars and Save Money (Baby Boomer Super Saver)

Christmas is right around the corner. But if you are looking for unique gifts that help you save money, try making these incredible vinegars. Better still, make them for yourself and add a dash of flavor to your meals.

Related:

Favorite Budget-Friendly DIY Gift Ideas For The Holidays

Seven Tips To Take Advantage Of Holiday Sales And Not Overspend (Time In The Market)

Continuing with the theme of Holidays and Christmas, this season can send your spending through the roof. Here are some ways to avoid overspending and sticking to your budget.

Related:

How To Use A Credit Card Responsibly During The Holidays

I love foraging through personal finance articles and go through as many as I can, I certainly don’t go through all. So, if you have an article you like and would love for me to read, do let me know about it.


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