Spreading the Gospel: Memorial Day Version

I'm thinking this would be nice this weekend, minus the two people blocking my view of the beach!
I’m thinking this would be nice this weekend, minus the two rude people blocking my view of the water!

Memorial Day Weekend is here! Yay! And, like I mentioned this week, I’m stoked. I can’t wait for the summer to get here. Hopefully, the weather will be nice enough that we can either find a beach or a pool to hit this weekend. I’m sure many of you will be doing the same.

So, there have been a few changes here over the past couple of months. We were glad to welcome our new staff writer Kayla to the team. If you haven’t check out any of her work yet, you should! We are also going to be unveiling a new logo and website design sometime in the near future. We hope you like that too!

Anyway, here are a few of the great personal finance articles I’ve found around the last couple of weeks. I think you’ll enjoy them too.

Personal Finance Fun

Teaching Your Kids Your Family Money Values by Shannon @ The Heavy Purse – This is a great piece explaining why it is important to talk to your kids about money. Shannon suggests that you demonstrate how your money values guide each of your decisions. Whether you are a parent or not, you should check it out.

How a Backdoor Roth IRA Conversion Could Help Your Early Retirement Strategy by MMD @ My Money Design – MMD tells us about a cool backdoor trick that could help you retire early, especially if you are a high earner. Essentially, you use money that you have contributed to a traditional IRA and convert it to a Roth so that you can get at your money sooner than age 59 1/2. His trick allows you to bypass the 10% penalty, which could allow you to save a ton of dough.

Learn How to Become a Millionaire with These 7 Secrets by Greg @ Club Thrifty – Over at Club Thrifty, Greg writes an epic post about how to become a millionaire. With help from a couple of financial advisors, he lays out 7 rules you must follow if you want to grow your wealth into the millions (9 if you include the 2 bonus tips!). The steps are pretty straightforward (like creating multiple income streams, spending less than you make) and anyone can follow them, as long as they have the courage and the desire.

How Rosemarie Groner Cut Her Expenses by $23,000 and You Can Too by His and Her Money – If you are a fan of podcasts, this here is a good listen. The team at His and Her Money talk to Rosemarie Groner of BusyBudgeter.com about how she was able to cut her expenses by a whopping $23K! They talk about spending freezes, getting your spouse on-board, and a whole bunch of other fun stuff. Give it a listen when you get a chance!

Happy Weekend!

Are those some great articles or what?!? Make sure you get out there and give our fellow bloggers some love. That is all from The Wealth Gospel this week. We hope you have a wonderful Memorial Day weekend, and we’ll see you back here with some all new content on Tuesday!

Team Wealth Gospel – Out!


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