Weekly Roundup – Momentum’s Finest On Saturdays VOL 31 [Sept 15]
Happy Saturday Momentum Makers!
This will be an abbreviated version the Momentum’s Finest as I’m away right now on the road for a late summer vacation. We will be back on track with the full run next week but…
Today, Volume 31 features 9 blog posts and 4 podcast episodes.
MY POSTS THIS WEEK
- Borrowell Review – Free Credit Score And Report Service For Canadians: Borrowell is a financial service provider that gives Canadians free access to their credit score and report. Simple, safe and secure, check out this review to see if Borrowell fits with your personal finances.
- Momentum Series Interview – Method To Your Money: Financial Inspiration For Adults And Youth: Matt from the personal finance blog Method To Your Money stopped by the Momentum Series this week. Matt shares his financial journey, teaching kids about money, family finances, blogging experiences and much more.
- 9 Life Lessons & Realizations From Moving Across The Country: Over 6 years ago I packed up and moved across the country leaving everything and everyone I knew behind. This turned out to be the best decision I ever made and it has provided me a number of life lessons and realizations.
SEPTEMBER GIVEAWAY – TIM FERRISS BOOK PRIZE PACK
Want to receive all Making Momentum’s content to help take control of your money and life? Plus be eligible for our Monthly Giveaways to Momentum’s Finest subscribers. September features a dual book prize pack from Tim Ferriss.
PERSONAL FINANCE BLOG POSTS
How We Paid Off Six Figure Debt Without a Budget from Financial Pilgrimage
The Financial Pilgrimage family has managed to pay off $200,000 in debt over the last 7 years and are now debt free. However, they did this all without a budget. Coined by Paula Pant they took the “anti-budget” approach and the 3 steps that route entails.
14 Ways to Save Money on a Low Income while on Maternity Leave from Gen Y Money
Gen Y Money shares how the last 6 months have been financially while being on maternity leave. The post highlights 14 different tactics for making the most of your cash when the money coming in is tighter. Each of the 14 strategies to earn a little more and save what you can are actionable and feasible for most living situations.
9 Questions That Will Help You Discover Your Financial Values from Personal Finance For Beginners
Personal finances are indeed personal. No two situations mirror one another but we can each build out our own values to guide our personal finance decisions. Aaron at Personal Finance For Beginners outlines the 9 questions that can help you find your money mindset. Take a run through each question and see where you net out!
10 Money Saving Tips To Save Thousands On Your Next Car from FITnancials
Do you have a potential car purchase coming up in the near future? Alexis from FITnancials has you covered with these 10 tips to help make your next vehicle a cost-effective decision. The tips cover everything from the research before through to the negotiation and specific time of year.
Travel Rewards – 12 Free Flights Earned in 9 Months! from Route To Retire
Jim from Route To Retire breaks down the successes they’ve had travel hacking over the last 9 months. For anyone looking to step up their travel rewards earning game or just get started, this post is for you. From the best practices, to specific cards, a free tracker and more, Jim nails it.
Why Are Easy Money Decisions So Hard To Make: Paralysis By Analysis from Super Saving Tips
Sometimes the easiest decisions are the toughest ones to make. It might be self-doubt, laziness, procrastination or, as Gary from Super Saving Tips points out, having too many options to consider aka paralysis by analysis. Gary then breaks down the science behind this, the net-effect it has on our time and money and how stores are working to make it easier for us. Interesting read!
PERSONAL FINANCE PODCAST EPISODES
The Low-Stress, Surprisingly Simple Way to Pursue Financial Freedom from BiggerPockets Money Show
Andy Hill from Marriage, Kids And Money joined the BiggerPockets Money Show duo to share his story, family’s approach to managing their money, real estate investing and a variety of tips that listeners can leverage in their own life. Andy is a great podcast host on his own show so it was nice to see him play the role of guest with Scott and Mindy.
Reaching the biggest goal in your life or the dream of freedom often takes risk and making major changes. Jamila from Journey To Launch recently shared the thought process she went through when deciding to quit her job. From the monetary implications to the emotional feelings, it’s an open, honest review of a major life-changing decision and the road ahead.
He Makes $10K/Month Flipping Sneakers from Money Peach Podcast
Sneakerheads are a community I’m not a part of but have always admired, especially the ones making major profits off the demand. On the Money Peach Podcast, Chris is joined by JV Ortiz of Six Figure Sneakerhead who discusses his business model, the sneaker market and freedom he has while travelling the world turning six figures in profit.
Unhappy with your job? Career transitions and entrepreneurship from Build Wealth Canada
On the latest episode of Build Wealth Canada, Kornel welcomes Alex Grodnik from Wall Street Oasis – a company focused on careers on Wall Street (or Bay Street in Canada). The discussion focuses on why Alex decided to leave his job to pursue his own entrepreneurial efforts, tips and advice for those looking to do the same and other career strategies in this modern marketplace.
A little shorter than usual this weekend as I’m away for a wedding and late-summer vacation. Here are some areas of Making Momentum you might want to explore to help take control of your money and life.
The Momentum Series has now interviewed 23 different personal finance bloggers. Each blogger shares their own financial journey, top money resources, specific experiences with debt or mastering their money and so much more.
30+ of the Best Personal Finance Podcasts
From interviews with the biggest names in personal finance to side hustling and investing, these 30+ podcasts run the spectrum of the financial world.
89+ Personal Finance Tips
This is a monster of a list featuring 89+ tips, tricks, resources and tools on all areas of personal finance. Whether it’s saving money, making money, investing, living frugally or travel hacking, it’s packed full of quick-hitting advice.
That’s it for Volume 31.
Enjoy the rest of your weekend!