Simple Weekend Reading – Who Dat Edition

by B Simple

in Roundups

 

This week’s roundup is in honor of my hometown New Orleans Saints. WHO DAT. The Saints have gone through a rough offseason this year. If you have not heard by now, the head coach Sean Payton is suspended for the season. Team general manager and linebacker’s coach is suspended for several games as well. Two players are also suspended. If you read the headlines and hear what some of the so called football experts are saying, the Saints may not have a good team. But I pretty sure this team will step up and do what they have to do to win. They will not let these distractions prevent them from trying to achieve their ultimate goal of reaching the Super Bowl this year. Which by the way will be played in New Orleans. We should all apply the same strategy when dealing with our finances. You can not let distractions prevent you from reaching the financial goals you set for yourself. So step up and take some action to begin simplifying your personal finances.

Enough about the Saints. Here are this week’s posts I read that can help you simplify:

J Money @ Budgets are Sexy offers Slowing The Heck Down…. This something we must do if you want to simplify your finances. If we slow down just a bit, we may have time to enjoy our lives.  Also good luck to J Money’s Washington Redskins. They will be take on my New Orleans Saints in the season opener. I am just not sure the Saints defense will be slowing down to give the Redskins new secret weapon RGIII time to throw.

Miranda recently wrote this great guest post on Financial Highway titled Steps to Buying a House. It’s is one of the best step by step post to help you buy your next home I have read.

Financial Samurai asked a great question  Are you better off then you were four years ago? Some of us may say yes and others may say no. But what is the reason we are not better off or why are we better off?

Canadian Finance offers this post 5 Ways to Sabotage Your Retirement. This post offers some great advice on how to avoid sabotaging your retirement.

Jackie at Money Crush offers this post You Don’t Have to Choose Between Having a Life and Having Money. This is something many people struggle with. But you don’t have to give up your life just to have money. If you just take small steps you can have a life and money too. If you do it right you can have the best of both worlds.

Hope you enjoy your weekend.  I am hoping I am celebrating a Saints victory on Sunday afternoon.

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