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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 Happiness Fund by A Journey We Love
“They say that money does not buy happiness – but what if it does, if only for a little while?”
2. Lessons From Failing My Savings Goals Three Years in a Row by Distilled Dollar
“Managing my personal finances was supposed to be my thing, yet here I was failing to implement the habits and routines that I KNEW would help me. So, how did I finally, “snap” out of it? The answer was, by, truly giving a damn.”
3. The Most Powerful Factor in Creating a Mini-Retirement by Keep Thrifty
“If money were no object for the next year but my life returned to normal afterward, how would I spend my time over that year?”
4. Using Airbnb To Create a Home Maintenance Fund by Financial Panther
“You can budget and save all you want, but in the end, I’ve always thought the easier way to save money was to earn extra money and then save it away… It’s pretty crazy to think that I can fully fund my home repairs just from hosting guests for a few nights a month.”
5. The Top of the Stock Market by Family Finance Favs
“The stock market can be a mighty dry topic for teens. That’s a shame because jumping in early is a huge advantage. So, you’ll need a compelling hook to capture attention and make your key points stick…. Try this clever teaching prop.”