Investing is a scary word for people and I totally get it. There’s so much to know, so many numbers and terms and types of ways to invest. How can a minimalist lifestyle make start investing a little less overwhelming and actually help you be better at long term investing? Well, lemme tell ya.
A lot of us go into a new year with big goals and in the top 10 New Year’s resolutions, saving more money is number 4. That means 32% of people are going into a new year hoping to have more money by the end of it and the majority of them often fall short. It’s because the idea of saving money often makes us feel like we’re living in a state of deprivation. Sacrificing and scrimping to save is not fun for anyone. That’s why I’ve laid out 5 steps to saving more money this year that aren’t going to make you feel like you’re totally poor and deprived of life’s joys.
So, I talk a lot about minimalism and living a more simple life. Some people take this to mean that I live with one fork, shun all clothing and consume dry beans. I mean, seriously, sometimes that’s the picture get when people think of minimalists. What do I think? Most of us are already minimalists just hiding in normal
I finally admitted something that was super terrifying to admit, especially when you’re a part of the #debtfreecommunity. That is that I’m not totally gazelle intense any more. If you’ve taken Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University classes then you know what I’m talking about. Gazelle Intense is a way of explaining extreme debt payoff. Like a gazelle running for its life from a lion. It is a great motivational tactic, but for me, it almost caused me to have a nervous breakdown.
When I first heard about Pinterest, I spent the next umm 8,000 hours of my life pinning all. the. things. Things like waterslides that go from your bedroom closet to your massive indoor pool below. I filled it with my wildest dreams. Chances are, you know what I’m talking about. Pinterest is a real addiction in the best way. Which means, it’s a great place to be if you’re trying to make some side hustle money on the side (or even full-time but that’s beside the point). So many people are not aware that this is an option, so I’ve compiled a list of 11 ways you can make money on Pinterest and spend even less time on it than you do now!