More Money Less Problems 12
Welcome to Vermillion’s More Money, Less Problems, our monthly link roundup.
We comb the internet for fun and important stories about money so that you don’t have to. Want more? Check out our other roundup posts in the series!
Why We Don’t Save #6: “I’m just bad with money’.”
Are you really bad with money - or are you quitting before you start? Check your mindset!
More Money Less Problems 11
In case you missed it last month, check out our COVID-19 round-up. What to cut, what to keep, and how to cope.
Links of the month
What to do if you’ve lost your job due to coronavirus.
A great rundown of benefits available to folks in response to the coronavirus.
Extreme Frugality: Gardening edition.
Growing your own food won’t save you a ton of money – but it’s a hobby you can feel good about. If you’re looking to get started on a budget, check out these ideas!
(Surviving and Thriving)
What to do when your options shrink
Take care of yourself, but also try to rethink your short-term priorities.
How to design an antifragile career
It’s not just your skills – it’s putting yourself in a position to be able to attract and take advantage of opportunities.
Mapped: The Wealthiest Person in Every U.S. State in 2020
A really interesting look. Do you know who your richest billionaire is?
No, You Didn’t Just Lose Half Of Your Retirement Savings
A level-headed and optimistic approach to panic. Remember, it’s not what your shares are worth today – it’s what they’re worth when you sell them.
(Mr. Money Mustache)
Businesses Should Have 3 Months of Savings? It’s Not as Simple As You Think.
Simply put: Businesses are not people, and not all businesses are Giganticorp. Two great quotes:
“With personal finance, cash-on hand has no potential downside vis a vis personal goals. With a business, it does.”
“You know how it is when you want a lawnmower and you’re tempted to adjust the federal interest rate and print currency, but you decide not to because you also might need car repairs.” #Same
And of course – last but not least! – a helpful video from Two Cents on how to survive the pandemic-related unemployment crisis.
Got any suggestions or stories to share? Let us know in the comments!