February was a great month for my personal and professional development. After the lows of January, it was great to have a month where I felt like I was stretching-and-growing instead of crashing-and-burning.
All of this growth took time away from the blog, though. I didn’t get as much written as I’d hoped. Still, I think there were some great discussions, which I’ve shared below. And I have a ton of excellent ideas for March. It’s my goal to get to a million visits next month! (GRS missed that target in January by 27,000.)
Here’s the best of February:
- February 2nd Playing with numbers: Using spreadsheets to learn about money
- February 4th: Save on cell phones with employee and student discounts
- February 6th: “What next?” The third stage of personal finance — this post introduced a new theme to the site
- February 11th: Investing 101: Average is not normal (a guest post from Carl Richards)
- February 12th: The national economy versus your personal economy
- February 17th: How to build confidence and destroy fear — an article that took me 18 months to write (no joke!)
- February 19th: How I cut my television bill in half
- February 23rd: Outside looking in: How others view our spending
- February 26th: Magazines (and websites) about homesteading and self-sufficiency
The blog isn’t the only part of this site. If you have burning questions about personal finance, one of the best places to get answers is the Get Rich Slowly discussion forum.
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. The forums have 2750 registered users and nearly 34,000 posts.
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