You guys have been awesome, sending all sorts of story suggestions and questions about personal finance. Unfortunately, I cannot possibly reply to every e-mail I receive. Get Rich Slowly is a one-man show, and I’m swamped. I hope to get some sort of autoresponder set up for common questions, but until then, please be assured that I read your e-mail, even if I don’t reply.
If you have a question that must have an answer, I highly recommend posting in the Get Rich Slowly discussion forum.
Here’s a brief overview of some of this month’s top stories at Get Rich Slowly:
- May 1st: Life after school: Advice for new graduates
- May 12th: Use a freedom account to prepare for the unexpected
- May 13th: A real millionaire next door
- May 14th: Finding affordable health insurance when you’re on your own (a guest post from Jason Gingerich)
- May 19th: The informational interview: A job-hunter’s secret weapon
- May 20th: My paperless personal finance system: A work in progress
- May 21st: How to save hundreds by playing the drugstore game (a guest post from Chief Family Officer)
- May 24th: Saving with Albert: Teaching a four-year-old the value of money (a guest post from Lisa)
- May 29th: Using mini-retirements to get more out of life: An interview with Timothy Ferriss
Best of the Forums
The Get Rich Slowly discussion forums were active again this month, spawning a number of great threads:
- Frugal weddings and resources for planning
- Building a DVD library (which eventually becomes a train wreck)
- Calculating the size of an emergency fund
- People who earn over the Roth IRA limit can still contribute
- Index funds vs. managed funds
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 a year ago, the forums have 1650 registered users and over 20,000 posts.)
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