I think a lot of people believe that those of us who are seen as frugal don’t feel the pull of stuff. But guys, I like having stuff. I really do. I’m just like you in that when I go to Target, I want to buy out the entire store. When I’m having a great time at the bar, I’ll buy a round or two for everyone. When I’m driving 3 hours back to my hometown in my kind-of-falling-apart G6, I really want to trade up for a vehicle with an aux feature so I can listen to something besides country radio (because yes, there is a stretch where that’s all that’s playing). I’m not immune to the pull of stuff…I’ve just learned how to be disciplined.
In last week’s post (You Are Who You're With: The 5 Types of People You Need in Your #Squad), I mentioned that my fellow blogging community is very impactful when it comes to keeping that discipline. When I feel the pull of stuff, these are the people that hold me accountable and help keep me on the path to my goals. And as a personal finance blogger myself, I feel it my duty to share with you some of the other PF blogs that I’ve fallen in love with over the years.Read More