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Welcome to the Girls’s Private Finance Wednesday Roundup! We began this sequence again in 2018 on TreadLightlyRetireEarly.com to showcase the fabulous ladies within the on-line private finance neighborhood who’re speaking about cash on-line. Even now, there’s a notion that girls aren’t good with cash, don’t care about cash, or don’t perceive it on a granular stage past maybe figuring out easy methods to coupon and rating an excellent purchasing deal.
These roundups are our approach of doing a small half to alter that notion. There isn’t any scarcity of ladies on-line doing their half to make it clear that they DO perceive cash, and these posts are supposed to amplify that truth.
Why does it matter? As a result of illustration issues. As a result of studying and listening to tales from those that (could or could not) appear to be us present us that sure, we too can determine this cash factor, that we too have vital tales to inform. And that we too know quite a bit about cash and are specialists value listening to.
Since Girls’s Private Finance has grown as much as get its personal web site, it’s time to transition these roundups over right here to the devoted web site. Similar nice content material, new dwelling!
Our Girls’s Private Finance Fb group on Fb additionally has a sharing thread on Fridays, and that’s the place to learn all of the weblog posts written by members over the earlier week. In the event you’re searching for extra articles written by ladies and nonbinary of us, that’s a fantastic place to proceed studying (plus we have now loads of nice discussions on funds the remainder of the week as nicely!).
In the event you don’t have the time or inclination to search around down myriad posts, although, we will likely be persevering with this sequence each week to showcase a number of the better of the brand new content material we learn. In the event you ever learn a submit you suppose we completely want to contemplate for this roundup, please tell us! We’re at all times open to studying new blogs and need to have a good time these newer voices in addition to the extra seasoned ones.
And with that, right here is the very best (in our opinion) content material by ladies and nonbinary of us this previous week. Tell us what you suppose within the feedback! We love dialogue.
Girls’s Private Finance Weekly Roundup #84 (Truly, 223)
1. Homeowning and the Slippery Slope of Residence Enchancment Prices Social Work to Wealth
“Over the previous 12 months, I’ve been seeing increasingly folks speak about their desire to hire somewhat than personal.
I grew up considering, like many, that proudly owning a house was one of many final life objectives and renting is “throwing away your cash.”
I’ve grown to disagree with each of these sentiments.
Final 12 months we spent slightly over $10k on a fence (sure, I do know it is a ridiculous sum of money) and it acquired me desirous about all the cash we have now spent on our dwelling since we moved in (June 2020) that we wouldn’t have spent if we have been renting.”
2. Is that this the actual life? Or simply fantasy? R.M. Chandler on Medium
“The NYT lately printed an article that made blood boil for expats in Portugal. “Individuals Head to Europe for the Good Life on the Low-cost”, chirped the headline.
There’s a lot lacking from the narrative: the place are the Individuals shifting for reasonably priced healthcare, escaping gun tradition, or fleeing a rustic more and more divided by politics and faith? There’s little to no point out of expats working to study the language, enrolling their youngsters in native faculties, or volunteering of their communities. Maybe most vital, there’s barely any reference to how Portugal, Spain, and Greece have inspired these transitions, and the way the governments have benefited whereas native folks undergo.”
3. Monetary harmful conduct after assault | Therapeutic from unacknowledged trauma Dr. Sev Talks Cash
CW – clear from the title however needed to share an additional content material warning – this YouTube talks about trauma and sexual assault linked to monetary conduct.
“Monetary trauma is a tricky subject however one which Kirby needs to boost consciousness of and about, as a result of the the reason why one makes monetary selections come not simply from the logical a part of the mind, however typically from the damage itself. In counseling and training those that have PTSD or who’ve skilled trauma, we should educate ourselves and others about totally different ways in which this may impact one’s spending and financial savings habits; how the survivor views cash and why.”
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