Almost everything will work again if you unplug it for a few minutes, including you.

financial freedom

Morning, friends!

Hope that $$$/family/career is going well for you over there! Spent some extra time with the wee one this week [look how happy he is!] and always reminds me of how precious life is… As well as how *little* we actually need to be happy :)

Of course, that didn’t stop me from buying a few extra “wants” for myself this week, haha, but that’s only because I made a small windfall when I randomly sold a domain I’ve been sitting on for years [].  I was pretty proud of myself for negotiating a $1,000+ deal up from $100, but then again maybe he got the best of me when it turns into a multi-million dollar enterprise! Haha…

Time will tell, but in the meantime – check out some of these articles from around the web this week, as well as those I’ve spent over 20 hours on myself :) 100% free knowledge with just a click of a mouse!


Articles I wrote this week on:

MONDAY: Net Worth Update: $848,665.47 [Surprise Increase of $57,000?!] — Our 132nd monthly net worth report! And apparently the best January for the markets in 30 years too?!

TUESDAY: New Book Out (and Giveaway): “Financial Freedom” by Grant Sabatier of — Answer the question at the end for a chance to win a *free* copy of Grant’s new book that just hit the shelves!

WEDNESDAY: Which “tendency” are you? — Take the quiz and see if you’re an Upholder, Questioner, Obliger, or Rebel in life. You might be surprised! :)

THURSDAY: My new favorite charity right now –> Breadcoin — Had to re-share this again because I’m just so OBSESSED with them! Love the idea of handing out tokens instead of cash!

FRIDAY: How I Stopped Sabotaging My Own Financial Independence — A guest post from who stops by to share her financial journey over the past 10 years 💪💪


An interview I did: A Look Behind the Man and the Mohawk: An Interview with Budgets are Sexy [no longer live]— Where I answer questions like “what’s one thing people may not know about me,” “What great piece of art, song, film, book, etc would I steal credit for if I could,” “What my autobiography would be called”, and my personal favorite – “Which animal would make the best type of president if the animal kingdom ever rises up and takes over” haha…


Other gems I enjoyed this week:

This Museum of American Finance! –> “The nation’s only independent museum dedicated to preserving, exhibiting and teaching about American finance and financial history.” –

This journaling method, done entirely through *email* –>

This musician who hid a secret song in her videos –> Dodie Clark [youtube]

This 2 min. video by Bill Gates –> “There are few things I love talking about more than toilets.”

And this quote by American novelist, Anne Lamott –> “Almost everything will work again if you unplug it for a few minutes, including you.”

Happy unplugging,

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