Here are some of the best posts written on the Money Habit in 2017.
2017 has seen new 100 posts added to the Money Habit archives. That’s a lot of new ideas, financial charts, and cat pictures to comb through. If you’re looking for the highlights, here are some of the best posts of 2017. Wishing everyone a happy holiday season and see you again bright and early in January for some major financial progress!
How To Know If You’re Doing Okay – The end of the year is often a time of reflection. If you’re wondering how you’re doing, here’s one way to find out. For a more quantitative approach, check out the recommendations in this piece for your end of year report card.
This Is What A Perfect Financial Plan Looks Like – The perfect financial plan often conjures up images of efficient factory-line productivity, austere budgeting, and down-to-the-penny robotic execution. That couldn’t be more wrong. Here’s what the perfect financial plan really looks like, with the human element at the front and center.
Why Normal People Need Prenups – If you’re married, you have a prenup: your state’s divorce laws, which can change at any time and completely upend themselves when you move to a new state. We cover all the cool features in prenups and how they apply to normal people like you and me, and how you can address them even if you are already married (spoiler: postnuptial agreements are a thing, and just as easy to put in place).
Stop Using Busy-ness As A Status Symbol – We live in a world where bragging about how busy you are is a new form of prestige. Here’s how it’s hurting your happiness and your wealth.
A Harvard Education in 10 Minutes – 3 years and $120k+ of tuition and costs boiled down to ten minutes of observations. The most important things I learned as a student at Harvard.
All About Index Fund Investing: How To Generate 8-10% Returns – Passive index fund investing is a strategy I recommend for 80%+ of Americans. Here is the data, research, and analysis to help you determine whether it’s for you.
How Much Can You Actually Make Blogging – Blogging has become my go-to recommendation for both significant side income and a fulfilling hobby writing about things you love. This is something I stumbled into myself without realizing how lucrative it could be. Here’s what actually bloggers make, and specific case studies of where those revenue streams come from (easily into the multiple six figures).
Move Your Money: A Rotation Strategy Worth $1000-$4000 Per Year – An easy way to add thousands into your own pockets for half an hour to an hour’s work each year.
How To Evaluate Your Home As An Investment – A definitive way to evaluate whether it’s worth buying your own home. Includes a spreadsheet to evaluate the investment.
Where To Put Your Next $100k: Investing In Today’s Environment – Data and commentary to help you evaluate the best places to to invest additional money in today’s current environment.
Did you have a favorite article in 2017? Did it make this list?