Find Your Way In The Labyrinth Of Life

Today I sat down to write a post on an unrelated topic. No more than 1 minute after I created a new document, I heard news that one of my wife’s best friends husband had left her and their three small children.

Find Your Way In The Labyrinth Of Life

After doing some traveling, my wife and I have loosely talked about moving out of state, but the relationships we have here are what keep us grounded. With that said, the message I got from my wife included, “I know why I’m here…pray hard”.

We all get caught up in day to day life, and it usually takes something drastic to make us step back and take a look at where we are, how we got there, and the reasons behind what we do.

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5 Ways Personal Finance is Like Working Out

Similarities can be drawn between two seemingly unrelated things, in this case, personal finance and working out.

5 Ways Personal Finance is Like Working Out

To be successful in either discipline takes change as it is usually contrary to human nature.

By studying positive aspects in one facet of your life, you can learn a lot about what it takes to be successful in other areas. Below is a list of five ways that personal finance is like working out, and by learning to apply these five character traits, you can see growth in both areas.

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I’ll Have A Burger, Fries, and an Extra Large Debt

It’s easy to see financial problems when you’re on the outside looking in. When you see your friends wasting money on stupid things you are quick to point it out because you can’t find the logic in why they are spending their money so irresponsibly.

I'll Have a Burger, Fries, and an Extra Large Debt

It really does take a strong person to admit that they have a lot to learn when it comes to money, and sometimes it’s helpful to share criticisms of the way others spend their money because it helps us realize our own downfalls. Below is a short list of some of my biggest pet peeves with money. Be sure to add some of your own in the comments below.

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Carnival of Personal Finance #267

The Best Money Blog received editors choice honors in the new Carnival of Personal Finance#267, this time hosted over at Beating Broke.

Carnival of Personal Finance #267Saving Money For Opportunities was chosen along with four other articles to be featured at the top of the list.

Be sure to check our some of my personal favorites below that were included in the carnival.

The Best Money Blog’s Favorites

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Carnival of Personal Finance, Getting Hot In Here Edition

The Best Money Blog was featured once again in the Carnival of Personal Finance, Getting Hot In Here Edition, this time hosted over at Nerd Wallet.

Carnival of Personal Finance #264

If you have never checked out a carnival of personal finance, now is there time. They are chock full of the best articles out there on saving, spending, investing, frugality, and all things money.

Be sure to check our some of my personal favorites below that were included in the carnival.

Top 3 Money Articles of the Week

Your Excuses For Not Saving Money Suck

I hear them all the time. People ask me for advice on how to make or save more money, and when I tell them exactly how to do it, I’m told it’s impossible for one reason for another.

Your Excuses For Not Saving Money SuckTo be honest, I used to be the same way, until I realized that I was justifying my actions because I didn’t want to change the way I lived.

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