Collecting Wisdom

Collecting the best personal finance articles around the web.

February 2019 Portfolio Review

A review of the latest month of returns on my portfolio including my top 5 holdings in each account!

Short Money Rules

29 short money rules that contain important financial and psychological lessons.

What happens if you apply the Konmari method to your financial life?

Applying decluttering principles to your life could have a huge impact on your finances.

4 Busted Myths About Women and Money

it’s time to call bullshit on four myths about women and money.

Visualizing the Wealthiest and Poorest County in Every State

This map shows the wealthiest and poorest county in every state in the U.S.

29 of the Best Personal Finance Tips for Beginners and Beyond

While there are tons of personal finance tips out there, these are the twenty-nine most important for beginners and beyond to know & master

Improve Financial Literacy: 7 Great Free Money Education Resources

Access to information & the ability to share that information more efficiently has made improving financial literacy a feasible opportunity.

Interview with Side Hustle Extraordinaire, Scott from Making Momentum

Learn about how Scott has used the skills he developed at his job to create a successful, profitable side hustle

Broken Window Theory And Why It Matters To Your Financial Well-being

The habit of looking at purchases as simple monthly payments encourages your mind to think short term

Elon Musk & My Personal Finance Master Plan

Elon musk put out a tesla master plan not too long ago. I followed suit and came out with my own.

Easy Retirement Calculator

If you aren’t sure how much you should be saving for retirement, we’ve got your back with this easy retirement calculator.

The 1% Rule – Easy Math to Evaluate Rental Properties

What is the 1% rule and why does it work? Find out how to use it to buy your first (or 50th) rental property.

Better Life Interview With The Money Stir

See how Chris is living a better life!

Visualizing the Amount You Should Save in Every State for an Early Retirement

This map shows how much you should save in each state to achieve an early retirement.

Curator’s Corner, Vol. 11

A curation of the best personal finance content I find each week which might be relevant to you.

What Will Tank Your Frugality, Fast

We consider ourselves money-wise. But occasionally, all our hard-and-fast money rules fly out the window. Here’s when & what we do about it.

The FIRE Movement is Here to Stay

Some say we’ve hit peak FIRE. Whether or not that’s true, I believe that FIRE is not about to go away.

On Becoming ‘Mostly’ Mustachian

The story of how one family has become “mostly” Mustachian in their financial ways.

Does a Trade Job Offer a Better Career Path than a College Education?

Will today’s young adults start weighing the cost of a college education against the handsome incomes available from some trade jobs?

How long Will My Retirement Savings Last? Understanding The 4% Rule

Trying to figure out how much you should save for retirement or how long your savings will last?

25+ of the Best Coupon Sites and Apps to Save Money

List and descriptions of sites and apps that make it easy to save money with coupons.

Seven Steps to Turn Your Hobby Into a Money Maker

Practical steps that can be used for a profitable side hustle, or even a full-time business.