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This week has been designated America Saves Week, and financial literacy plays a significant part in the work we do as bloggers, podcasters, and authors. Here are our favorite articles and videos from this week.
The 15 Money Things I’d Tell A New Teacher (Me)
“These are the 15 things I wish someone had told me as a new teacher. New teacher money advice to help you reach financial independence.” – Principal F.I.
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The psychology of saving money: what does the research tell us?
“A body of behavioural economics and psychology research offers some interesting lessons on how we can foster a savings mind-set – and maybe even unthinkingly become more productive and healthier with it.” – Hustle Escape
What I Learned About Frugal Living From Being Broke
“When you are broke frugal living is a necessity. Here are the ten lessons I learned about how to live a simple frugal life from being flat out broke.” – Your Money Geek
YNAB Workshop – Create a Debt Paydown Plan (video)
“In this workshop, we’ll discuss how to create a debt paydown plan. We’ll review which things you should focus on first, and how to decide how much you can afford.” – You Need a Budget
Why I Hate the 30 Year Fixed Mortgage and You Should Too
“The 30 year fixed mortgage is the most common type of home loan in the United States. Here are a few reasons why I hate the 30 year fixed mortgage.” – Financial Pilgrimage