What is it?
Well, since this is the Celebrating Financial Freedom blog, I’ll be celebrating the top 5 “popular” (thus the “pops”) personal finance blog posts of the week from various sites around the web.
Who are they popular with? Just me I guess. But these are articles that I think you’ll find helpful in your journey toward gaining financial knowledge and eventually Celebrating your financial freedom!
“Being Debt Free is Not the Goal”- at Enemy of Debt
Guest poster Travis Pizel writes about how becoming debt free is the reward for changing financial habits, having more disclipline, communicating with his spouse, and committing to his 5 year journey of getting out of debt. READ IT HERE
“7 Frugal Myths Debunked”- at Wise Bread
Kentin Waits talks about some of the common myths about frugality and frugal people and explains why they aren’t always true. READ IT HERE
“Life Lessons From 6 Famous Failures”-at Christian PF
Using famous examples from Albert Einstein to Beethoven, Joe Plemon writes about how some of your biggest failures can ultimate propel you to your biggest successes in life. READ IT HERE
“4 Ways to Budget for Gotcha Expenses”-at Christian PF
Adam Faughn discusses how to be prepared for those expenses that come up occasionally that can put a real pinch in your budget if you don’t plan for them. READ IT HERE
“The ‘I Deserve It’ Mentality Won’t Get You Far”-at Fiscal Phoenix
Melissa at Fiscal Phoenix writes about how an “I deserve it” mentality of emotional spending can end up costing you big in the long run, and how to avoid that emotional spending in the first place. READ IT HERE
So those are my first five “Top Pops” of the week. Hope you enjoy them!