February was interesting at Get Rich Slowly. I had less time to write this month than at any other time since starting the site. I did my best to maintain quality, but I’m looking forward to finally doing this as a full-time gig starting sometime in the next few weeks.
Because of concerns with the U.S. economy, my subject matter strayed to large-scale topics more often than I’d like last month. I don’t know much about economic policy, and I’d rather write about how to save money on groceries than the implications of a recession. (And I suspect you’d prefer that, as well.)
Here are some of the best GRS articles from February:
- February 4th: How to quit your job gracefully
- February 5th: The power of positive cash flow
- February 11th: Extreme personal finance: America on $10 a day
- February 12th: Mortgage prepayment made easy: Own your home in half the time
- February 13th: How to prepare for a baby (without going broke) (a guest post from Lynnae)
- February 18th: Scratch Beginnings: An interview with Adam Shepard
- February 21st: Frugality in practice: Home-based physical fitness
- February 25th: Friends and money: Coping with social spending situations
- February 28th: The key to wealth is being satisfied with what you already have
Best of the Forums
There have been some great threads in the Get Rich Slowly discussion forums, too. Here are just a few:
- The $100 a barrel gas savings thread
- What percentage of your gross income is your mortgage/rent?
- A new user bares all!
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. (Since opening last April, the forums have 1250 registered users and more than 15,000 posts.)
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