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Every Monday, J. Money of Rockstar Finance rounds up some of his favorite personal finance articles from the blogs for us. If you've been looking for great personal finance blogs to follow or are interested in non-mainstream money articles, look no further. Rockstar Finance is the online museum of the best personal finance articles on the web, so they know what's good!
1. The Rule of 300 by Monevator
“This shortcut helps you envisage how much money you’ll need for retirement or to achieve financial independence… [It] turns an amorphous future you into a flesh and blood creature with their own wants, needs, and bank statements.”
2. 10 Signs You’re Financially Kicking Ass by Freedom is Groovy
“#1. You lose track of payday. When I was living paycheck to paycheck, payday was huge. But once I had a sizable emergency fund, payday just became another workday.”
3. Instagram’s Most Ridiculous Playboy on The Truth About Money and Happiness by My Money Wizard
“However likeable or unlikeable you might find him, there’s one fact that remains blatantly obvious: He’s been around money. More to the point – he has more money than he knows what to do with. And with that comes a certain level of wisdom about something that so many are endlessly chasing.”
4. 7 Questions Rich People Ask Their Accountant by The Wealthy Accountant
“A year ago I started tracking the questions clients asked me. Clients were put into three categories: those with income below $50,000; those with income over $400,000; and everyone else in between in the final category.”
5. What If You Just Don’t? by Budget's Are Sexy
“In order to save money all you have to do is not go out of your way to spend it! A lazy person’s wet dream!”