June was a good month: I was finally able to complete my Roth IRA series (look for the final part soon — I’m still researching answers to your questions); I was able to devote time to writing a couple of personal entries about the psychology of personal finance, which is one of my favorite subjects; and, best of all, we had some excellent discussions. You guys are awesome.
July is going to be crazy. I leave mid-month for three weeks in London, Dublin, and New York. In the real world, we have our housesitter planned and all of our bills paid. On the web, I have a roster of great guest articles slated. I think you’ll enjoy them. (If you want to contribute something, drop me a line.)
Here are some of the best GRS articles from the month of June:
- June 1st: Ask the readers: Is it better to invest or to prepay a mortgage?
- June 5th: What is a Roth IRA and why should I care?
- June 7th: How to start a Roth IRA (and where to do it)
- June 8th: If personal finance is easy, why isn’t everybody rich?
- June 13th: The power of yes: A simple way to get more out of life
- June 19th: The new graduate’s guide to financial freedom
- June 21st: Which investments are best for a Roth IRA?
- June 26th: Career advice for the college graduate (by Lisa Lessley Briscoe)
- June 27th: You are your own worst enemy
Best of the Forums
There have been some great threads in the Get Rich Slowly discussion forums, too.
- Finding a financial advisor when you have less than $100k
- AAA membership — Is it worth it?
- Ethical/green investing
- JerichoHill’s ongoing blow-by-blow account of a housing addition
The forums are a great place to chat with your fellow readers. Have questions about emergency funds? Ask! Want to chat about cheap vacations? This is the place to do it. Use the VIP code 0325 when signing up. (In their first three months, the forums have 400+ registered users and nearly 4500 posts.)
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