Here are some articles that caught my eye this week.
Estimated total of $684 billion a year wasted on these items combined.
Many folks find that working after the age of 65 is necessary as they don’t have quite enough saved. Or perhaps you just really enjoy your work and don’t want to retire yet. This article provides a list of things to consider, some good, some bad, with regards to Social Security, Medicare and investments.
Three encouraging tales of people in different circumstances that still paid their homes off early.
Good practical advice for short term savings.
We all have different temptations when it comes to spending. Knowing your weaknesses is a key to making responsible decisions.
Excellent reminder. I think one of the big reasons for getting out of debt is it frees up resources we can give to help others. It’s very hard to be a blessing to others when we are financially weak ourselves.
The key is to be able to show your value to the organization. Think of it from a business owner’s perspective. If I have an employee that is making money for me, it is in my best interest to reward him for his efforts.