It never ceases to amaze me how many people are comfortable living on the edge, but my hope is these articles will be able to give them some insight and perhaps incite some changes to their money habits. A wise woman told me it’s better to deal with the devil you know than the one you don’t, but I still wonder what stops many from taking that first step. Anyhoo, hopefully if you’re reading, you’ll gain some insight from the following articles.
From The PF Bloggers:
Living Almost Large
- Save on Groceries and Household Supplies with Amazon’s Subscribe & Save Program
- Life Is Too Short to Sleep On Low Thread-Count Sheets (a woman after my own heart!)
Flexo @ Consumerism Commentary has a fantastic series going on this week: Take Control Of Your Finances:
- Take Control of Your Finances Part 1-A: Become Aware
- Take Control of Your Finances Part 1-B: Take an Inventory
- Take Control of Your Finances Part 1-C: Make Accurate Predictions
- Take Control of Your Finances Part 1-D: Decide to Take Action
- Take Control of Your Finances Part 2: Track Your Money
Jen @ Millionaire Mommy Next Door
I especially loved this picture as it depicts Jen’s zest for life and her intent to live it as such:
FB @ Fabulously Broke In The City
She talked about remaining frugal eventhough she’s raking in the cash. Key to her story is that she is a freelancer and while she makes a good living now, there will be leaner years and months down the road so she is working towards being safe and comfortable during those years.
Question: Do you know someone living on the edge? What advice do you have for them? Are you living on the edge? What do you need to know to take the first step?