Being (A Responsible) Judgy McJudgerson & Keeping Your Friends On the Road to Financial Independence

This is likely the burden of the newly converted everywhere – a zealous urge to spread the WORD! In the recently converted Frugalist, this urge manifests itself in an annoying tendency to tut-tutt our fellow Man’s (and Woman’s) spending habits. Grasshopper Confessional There’s a certain guilty satisfaction to gossiping about the latest financial misstep of a friend or an acquaintance. The Grasshoppers found ourselves doing this over the weekend, and it struck me that (a) it did not make us very good friends, and (b) we were likely doing this to pat…

Resources

 Finance Blogs Mr. Money Mustache – The man. The Legend. http://www.mrmoneymustache.com/ Frugalwoods – Another family that has walked the walk to Financial Independence http://www.frugalwoods.com/ 1500Days – Another successful traveler to FI http://www.1500days.com/ Dave Ramsey – He is far more faith-based than I am, but his principles are sound and his website has some good resources http://www.daveramsey.com/home/ Calculators Fire Simulator http://www.cfiresim.com/ Vacation https://www.airbnb.com/ https://www.homeaway.com/