Best Personal Finance Blog Articles of 2012: Week 18
This week blog writers took a look at the balance between income, savings, and debt. Every American works hard, but how productive are we with our leisure time? Would we be better off working more?
Then, take a look at how members of the military are paid. If you think you had a tough time saving money; try doing it on a service members salary.
20 Something Finance: Income & Happiness Studies: How much is Enough? How much money would you need to make in order to be happy? A look at why you should be thinking about your personal savings rate and happiness rather than income and happiness.
Consumerism Commentary: Get to Work If You Want to Be Rich How do you spend your time off? Disturbingly, a lot of people spend it in front of a TV. I think we all could use a good look in the mirror to see how we are using our time. I think whether you spend your personal time working for more income or purely for leisure, it should be used productively.
Get Rich Slowly: 2012 GRS Video Contest Winners Get Rich Slowly recently held a video submission contest where readers could submit personal stories or financial tips. Here are the winners, along with some highlights. Very creative, very inspiring.
Go Banking Rates: Financial Literacy and the American Household (Infographic) A pretty cool infographic representing the balance sheet for the average American family. Pretty scary. I think the only way to improve the country’s outlook is to make financial literacy a national priority.
The Military Wallet: Are Military Members Rich? A Look at Pay and Benefits Do military members have it too good? I have to admit, when I was deployed overseas and received a housing allowance in addition to tax-free income, it was nice. However, it came with great sacrifice and there was never a time when I felt “rich.”Posted by Long