Best of the week – April 4, 2015

Here are some articles that caught my eye this week….

10 Ways to Be Rich without being Wealthy

Wealth comes in many forms. And while financial wealth is important, there are many other forms of wealth that are just as satisfying if not more. Don’t overlook these simpler blessings while you are chasing after larger bank accounts.

3 Ways to Get Your Spouse On Board Financially

I think when a husband and wife are on the same page and working hard toward common goals there is little they can’t accomplish, but when one spouse is trying to head one direction while the other is heading in a different direction it is very difficult if not impossible to succeed.

The Best and Worst Things to Buy in April

There are definitely times of the year that are better than others for purchasing certain items. Here are some things to look out for April.

8 Countercultural Decisions to Find Financial Freedom

Dave Ramsey is fond of saying in America “normal” is broke, have the courage to be weird. There is some truth to that. So often our decisions are really just a reflection of what we see those around us doing. But take a moment to look at the financial condition of those around you. If your friends are mostly struggling along living paycheck to paycheck, then doing the same things they do is probably not a good plan.

Balancing Spending and Time: How ‘Time Frugality’ Can Save You Lots of Cash

Insightful article. Most of us feel like we are too busy anymore. If that busyness leads you to stop doing the things you love most, eventually it starts to catch up with you. Those desires will express themselves in other ways and often those ways have a price tag.

The secrets to saving $1 million in your 401(k)

It’s not really a secret. The key is time, investing in a variety of things, and sticking with it through good times and bad.

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