What’s Going On in the Blogosphere: Episode 8

The personal finance blogosphere - the world of blogs - is vast

Each week I’m going to try to put together a list of 3-5 great blog posts I’ve read from other personal finance bloggers. These posts are a collection of things I find interesting and thought-provoking, and if you like the content I’m posting I’d encourage you to check out some of the posts in this list. There are many more posts I recommend throughout the week on Twitter – if you aren’t following me yet, please head over there and give me a Follow or follow me on Facebook.

 

Financial Samurai: Stop Frugality From Leading To Lifestyle Deflation

Most people are worried about too much lifestyle inflation. It can lead to over-spending and debt. But Sam over at Financial Samurai, being relatively frugal and retired for a number of years now, has a different take. It’s not lifestyle inflation he needs to worry about, but rather lifestyle deflation.

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Picky Pinchers: Mkay, what is up with our side hustle obsession?

Regular commenter Mrs PP (of Picky Pinchers) has a bit of a rant session about the concept of side hustles. As a general personal finance community, and probably generation, we tend to romanticize and hype up side hustles, but there is a lot that people don’t consider or think about. Sometimes they make sense, but a lot of times they kind of don’t. Based on the comments, others have similar sentiments…

Read More: Mkay, what is up with our side hustle obsession?

 

 

The Frugal Gene: At What Age Does Being Broke Stop Being Cute?

Let’s be honest: if you’re old enough to actually enjoy reading this blog, chances are you’ve got the maturity to agree that being broke at your age isn’t cute. Being broke at any age isn’t particularly awesome, but Lily at The Frugal Gene examines just where the lines tend to be. What do you think – do you agree with Lily?

Read More: At What Age Does Being Broke Stop Being Cute?

 

That’s it for this week! If you have a blog that I might not know about, let me know in the comments!

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2 Comments

    1. Honestly I’m not too surprised about late 20’s, but I think that’s because the folks who read blogs like yours are more financially mature than the average person, if I had to guess. 🙂

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