Frugal Habits

Book Review: The Soul of Money 0

Book Review: The Soul of Money

Posted by on Apr 19, 2017 in Consumer Finance, Donating to Charities, Financial Education/Literacy, Frugal Habits, Women Investors

If you want a more emotional, personal, and passionate point of view of money, read my review of The Soul of Money by Lynn Twist. It is surprisingly similar to John Bogle’s Enough book. I have come to realize the when it comes to thinking about money, people who do not have it, think about it all the time, and those who have saved, invested and managed their money, can think of supporting causes that make this planet a better place for all of us. I have discovered that I have become a better person by discovering and learning the investment process.

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What makes Vanguard and Tesla Similar? 0

What makes Vanguard and Tesla Similar?

Posted by on Nov 12, 2016 in Consumer Finance, Frugal Habits, Retirement Planning, Socially Responsible Investing

On April 22, 2014, was an exciting day for Dan and I. We picked up our brand new Tesla 2014 Model S. As you know, this car is very expensive. Almost a year had passed before we decided to purchase one. When it comes to supporting our values of buying American made products, supporting American ingenuity, American workers, sustainable energy movement, and a clean environment, money should not be an obstacle, especially when we could afford the price tag.

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Eight Daily Habits of the Wealthy 0

Eight Daily Habits of the Wealthy

Posted by on Jun 28, 2016 in Donating to Charities, Frugal Habits, Personal Finance, Successful Wealth Building

Steve’s comment: Guest Author Jessica Kane shows how some regular people of all income levels become wealthy. Those who earned their way to being financially secure executed those common sense daily habits we all share. I love articles that show the behavioral similarities between the wealthy and the rest of us. I think it comes down to actually believing that if you are consistent and disciplined about the goal of saving and learning to manage your investments, after time, your assets will grow more than you think and you’ll become financially secure. It’s a darn good feeling.  

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