How was your week? After returning from my West Coast trip I launched the How to Talk About Money series—sign up here to get the word of the week email. I spent the rest of the week planting a balcony garden (tomatoes! peppers! basil!), making vegan enchiladas with friends, and catching up with my parents when they came into town. I also made up for lost snuggling time with my dog, Missy:
This week’s short $$$ reads:
Melanie’s emergency fund turned a would-be crisis into an inconvenience:
I’ve learned that these things are inevitable — it’s not a matter of if they happen, but when.
You don’t need to dread dread the money “talk” with your SO.
#4: Invest in yourself. Accumulating money to just sit pretty in investing or savings isn’t always the best option… investing in yourself is a risk worth taking.
This is a good one! How A Cheese Professional Does Money
While fulfilling her financial + personal goal of hiking the Inka Trail, Brittney learned something important about herself.
Bola saved $100,000 within 3.5 years of graduating from college—here’s exactly how she did it.
And a couple More Money For Me posts you might have missed: The hidden costs of an advanced degree + How to reach your goals (without sacrificing your lifestyle)