Today is Veteran’s Day here in America, and it’s important if you know anyone who has served in our armed forces – go say thank you and do something nice for them. Not only just today, but ESPECIALLY today.
Also, the next episode of the Mullooly Asset Show drops today. Click here to catch up on any videos you may have missed in the mean time.
Here’s what I’ve been reading this morning:
‘How We Budget + Tips For Success’ – Maureen Wright – The Financial Fashion Planner
- Maureen has done a wonderful job chronicling some of her own personal finance journeys, and this post is her latest installment. She talks about her and her husband’s credit card tracking process and how it’s helping them reach financial milestones.
‘An Uneven Recovery’ – Michael Batnick – The Irrelevant Investor
- This pandemic has hit the job market hard, and it’s hit the lowest earning jobs the hardest. However, Michael shows a promising chart from Indeed illustrating the spike in job listings in all tiers – especially lower earnings jobs.
‘Loaning Friends and Family Money? Here’s How to Avoid the Awkwardness’ – AJ Horch – CNBC
- It may seem like you are doing the right thing, but loaning money to friends and family can be risky business. It can not only end up hurting your financially, but personally too. This post outlines how to try and avoid the awkwardness.
‘Future Shock’ – Jonathan Clements – Humble Dollar
- Jonathan takes a look at four psychological insights that lead us to make poor financial decisions. From “rewarding” ourselves after good behavior, to signaling our image of ourselves through purchases, it’s important to understand these insights.