Weekly Roundup: Favorite Posts of the Week 3/12/18

Weekly Roundup

Each week I will be posting a weekly roundup of the blog articles that I found the most interesting throughout the week. They could be about Personal Finance or some other topic that I think would be of interest to others.


Sometimes the hardest thing to do is get started. Starting my first side hustle was hard. I didn’t know what to do and was filled with self-doubt. Personal Profitability shares 137 ways to earn your first side hustle dollar.

1a. 102 Side Hustle Ideas You Can Start Now

Yes, there’s some overlap, but it seemed like these two went together well. Full disclosure, some of these I know I wouldn’t try!

2.The power of compounding: How your wealth snowball grows with time

We all know about compound interest, but it never hurts to have a reminder. The graphs in this article really paint a nice picture of what compound interest can do for you!

3. 11 Money Lies To Watch Out For

A reality check is something we all need once in a while. I think this post on budgetsaresexy really helped me to think more about “money lies” I tell myself.

4. 2018 Guide To Cheap Flights + How To Travel When You Work Full Time

This and the accompanying podcast are a great start into the foray of travel hacking. The post is full of great resources to find cheap ways to travel.

Bonus: Hello Former Readers

J.D. Roth is back in full control of Get Rich Slowly. For those of you who don’t know about the story of Get Rich Slowly check out this post. It’s great to see one of the original personal finance blogs back and writing again.


This is the first time I have tried making a weekly roundup. Let me know what you think in the comments!

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