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Happy Friday, friends! One of the highlights of our week is J. Money of Rockstar Finance's weekly roundup of personal finance articles — and we hope you guys are enjoying this series as much as we are.
Today we've got a great lineup from the blogs including a deeper look into the American workweek, why you don't need to be FI to say FU, and a great question: do our first dollars bring the most value to our lives?
These are some awesome reads and we'd love to hear your thoughts!
Have a great weekend 🙂
Dani + Korrie
J. Money's Best of the Blogs (6/2/17)
1. The Dilbert Principles Of Personal Finance by The Retirement Manifesto
“Dilbert is a simple man, and The Dilbert Principles of Personal Finance appear simple in their one-page format.”
2. Understanding the Marginal Utility of Money by The Happy Philosopher
“A dollar is the same whenever you earn it, whether it is the first dollar or the millionth… [but] depending on when and what you spend the dollar on, the value is usually drastically different in the amount of additional comfort or happiness it brings.”
3. The Advantage of Being a Little Underemployed by Morgan Housel, Collaborative Fund
“Taking time in the middle of your day to do stuff that doesn’t look like work is the most important part of your work day.”
4. Why You Should Invest, Even in Peak Markets by Mama Fish Saves
“Your money works for you, don’t let it sit idle!”
5. The Power of FU Money by Financial 180
“Forget financial independence for a moment – FU money is something I would recommend for everyone, regardless of your goals or retirement plans. It's the first (and most essential) step on the ladder to FI.”
Don't want to stop reading? We don't blame you. Check out Rockstar Finance's feeds, which shows all of the personal finance articles from their directory that have been published within the past 24 hours.
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