Money matters for the Life Matters meme finished a month ago so I thought it was time to highlight some of the posts from the different topics we discussed.
The meme lasted for 28 days and looked at 4 topics. The meme received 40 posts, which was fantastic, and here are some I think are worth highlighting.
This prompt looked at what kinds of education we think young people should receive in school about finance. And also many shared experiences from when they were young, learning about money.
The post from Jenna Kirkpatrick touched me greatly – she explains how she has learned time is more important than money:
Mrs K went into depth about money and education and explains that at the end of the day it all comes down to – What are you willing to do to get the life you want? Read it here:
The Dull Channel treats us to an anything but dull article regarding the history of money:
For this prompt bloggers delved into how people may get into debt and what to do if it happens to you.
The whole meme idea was inspired by Mrs Fever and her post about coping with debt was fascinating:
Posy Churchgate talks about how to manage your finances so you don’t get into debt. She states a very important point: Money isn’t everything but it can be if you dont have enough…
Crushed Caramel writes with feeling about how her parents taught her lessons she has taken through life about money:
How to live within your means and what you do to budget for emergencies and such like.
Marriage and Sex explains that it is due to proper budgeting, through out life, that they are now comfortable and when spending out it will be via cash only. No cash, no purchase:
Lady Lewis describes how budgeting has not meant missing out on enjoyment, but rather cutting down on stress caused by money worries:
In her post Liz Black explains how each year her and her husband revise their budget by checking out their actual expenses. and some interesting info about crypto coins:
Gambling or Catch up
The last week concentrated on adding anything else your wanted to share about money or discussing gambling.
Hugh Grant does not mince his words about what he thinks of the gambling industry in this blog post:
This very personal post from Marie Rebelle tells of her own family’s experience of gambling. Plus some fascinating info about stamp books:
Fabulous post from barefoot sub, full of ideas on how to get creative to make ends meet:
Thank you to everyone who linked up and here is one of my own Money Matter’s posts to check out, if for no other reason that to see a marvelous pizza image;-) I discuss the savings made by cooking from scratch and such like: