What Other Bloggers Are Talking About #1

Once or twice a month my family has Saturday Night Movie Night.  After we finish dinner and clean up the kitchen we gather on the couch and watch a fun family movie together.  Sometimes it is something new for us all, and sometimes it’s something we’ve seen before but all love and enjoy.

Since I’m busy tonight watching We Bought a Zoo with the kids, I figured it would be a good time to catch up on some of the other great blogs on the interwebs.

Here are some great articles I’ve read recently and I hope you enjoy them too.

10 Things That Rich People Are Doing That You Are Not | The Frugal Model

I’m totally not the type of reader you’d expect to be reading a blog called The Frugal Model, but Ashley’s posts are always well written and enjoyable.  In this post she lists ten things that rich people do and you probably don’t.  Sometimes its the small things (like waking up early instead of sleeping in) that separate success from failure.

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5th Annual Cost Survey of 10 Popular Brown Bag Sandwiches | Len Penzo

Countless articles have been written about how much money you can save by brown bagging instead of buying your lunch every day.  But Len Penzo goes a step further and actually calculates how much you can save by determining the true cost of popular brown bag lunches like peanut butter and jelly, ham & swiss, and tuna salad.

Cheap Ways to Stay Healthy | Making Sense of Cents

Trying to stay healthy amidst the hustle and bustle of life can be difficult, but sacrificing your health will cost you a lot more in the long run.  These simple tips will help you get back into shape without breaking your budget.

The Importance Of Having A Power Of Attorney | Boomer and Echo

Some people are afraid to think or talk about setting up a will or a power of attorney.  They don’t want to accept their own mortality and they think taking steps to prepare for the inevitable will somehow bring it on sooner.  But having a will, a POA, and life insurance doesn’t mean you are planning to die anytime soon…it’s just something responsible adults do.

Make Your Term Life Insurance Stretch By Laddering It | Bible Money Matters

Life insurance is one of those things that is easy to put off.  After all, who wants to spend money on something they hope to never use, at least not for a few decades?  But life insurance is cheapest when you’re young, and by staggering multiple policies you can purchase more coverage for less money.

 

 

 

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