Today’s post is inspired by my military career, a recent post on a Dave Ramsey page, and the latest ChooseFI podcast. All are sources for great personal finance inspiration as well as some occasional frustration.
Months ago, back when this blog was still brand new (instead of just pretty new as it is today), I wrote a post titled The Key To Personal Finance. In that post, I shared my cardinal rule for personal finance:
Personal Finance is Personal
THIS IS THE OVERRIDING PRINCIPLE IN PERSONAL FINANCE
Everything else is negotiable. There are some things that are more true than others. Processes that you probably really need to give some thought to following, for instance. Others are true for some people but not others. And many ideas in personal finance are great in specific situations, but not great 100% of the time…and yet they are presented as if they are gospel truth…Read More on Military Dollar