It’s a holiday weekend in the U.S., and I plan to make the most of it. Get Rich Slowly will be quiet until Tuesday. Kris and I will spend time with friends, work in the yard, and begin our de-cluttering project in earnest. (Actually, as I write this, it’s nearly midnight and we’re still up purging all sorts of stuff!)
Two items of note:
- I’m looking for guest authors. At the moment, I’m limiting guest posts to once during the week and once during the weekend. If you have a personal finance tip or story to share, drop me a line.
- What would you like to see covered at Get Rich Slowly? I have a long list of story ideas. You can help me prioritize by saying which subjects interest you most. Investing? Frugality? Home economics? All of the above?
In the meantime, here are some of the best GRS articles from the month of August:
- August 1st: Money Day: Your personal finance holiday
- August 6th: Every penny counts: Saving for big goals
- August 8th: How those evil credit cards can be good for you (by Justin McHenry)
- August 10th: The tyranny of stuff
- August 16th: Are personal finance magazines worth the cost?
- August 20th: What if the stock market makes you nervous?
- August 21st: Grocery store vs. farmers market: Which has the cheapest produce?
- August 27th: In pursuit of paperless personal finance
- August 28th: How to read a personal finance book
Best of the Forums
There have been some great threads in the Get Rich Slowly discussion forums, too. Here are just a few:
- How much do you spend on food?
- How to afford to take a year or so off?
- The lost art of friendship
- Budgeting for dilettantes
- How do you talk about money with your significant other?
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 five months, the forums have over 500 registered users and more than 6500 posts.)
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