March was an introspective month at Get Rich Slowly. I spent time examining my relationship with money, most notably in my series of posts about the “stages” of personal finance:

  1. Fumbling in the dark, which described my bad money habits
  2. A candle in the dark, which described my quest to pay off debt
  3. The light at the end of the tunnel, which described how I began to save and invest
  4. Lighting the way, which described my current financial situation
  5. Financial independence: The final stage of money management, for which I could not find a “light” metaphor

With the introspection out of the way, however, it’s time to tackle Financial Literacy Month in April. Over the next few weeks, Get Rich Slowly will feature articles on the essentials of personal finance, as well as discussions about financial education.

Before we move on, here are some of my favorite articles from March:

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