April was a fun month for me. Though I had intended to write about financial literacy, I actually spent my time exploring other topics. I’ve been thinking a lot about the philosophical aspects of personal finance lately, for instance. I wrote about this a bit during April, and have some similar post planned for May. Plus, I’m actually trying to learn more about investing, so I’ve been able to share my progress as I try to figure out where my money should be.
Meanwhile, I soft-launched a new blog (Awesome People), continued to help organize the World Domination Summit, exercised almost daily, and worked on other behind-the-scenes projects. Now that the Portland forecast actually contains some sun, I look forward to spending some time outside, both doing yardwork and walking (and biking) for errands.
April was odd in that there were a bunch of multi-part articles at Get Rich Slowly. We don’t usually do that. Here are some of the best stories from the past month:
- April 3rd: Reader Story: Saving the American Way…and the Bulgarian Way (reader story from Rya)
- April 6th: All About Asset Location (by Robert)
- April 7th: Financial Security for Unmarried Coupoles (by Sierra)
- April 14th and 19th: How to Spend Your Way to Happiness, Part One and Part Two (by April)
- April 15th: Five Years of Get Rich Slowly (by J.D.)
- April 20th and 25th: Rebalancing in Real Life, Part One and Part Two (by J.D.)
- April 28th: When Does Minimalism Go Too Far? (guest post from Katy)
- All month long: Earning, Spending, and Saving: The Building Blocks of Personal Finance a new financial framework from J.D., further explored in How I Earn My Money, How I Spend My Money, and How I Invest My Money
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