Best of Bullish: About Money

Let's Talk Money BoB

We need money to do things. Having money makes things easier. There are systems in place that mean that money is divided unfairly. These things are a given. For a lot of us, money is also coupled with a lot emotions. However, in the end, money is a tool. Would you get emotional over a hammer? Of course not.

Here are some Bullish articles about money:

How to Think More Productively About Money

Be Broke Without Going Crazy 

More Money Saving Tips That Actually Make Sense. Much better than this gem:

“If you do use a salad bowl as a vase in a non-ironic way, it is simply not true, as suggested by the book, that “no one will be the wiser” — rather, you will look like a Depression-era grandmother cheerfully trying to distract everyone from the fact that dinner is potatoes and old boot leather again.”

Are you thinking about being a parent? You need to be financially planning for it already.

Build an emergency fund now, while you don’t need it.

Are you planning on getting hit by a truck? No, but it might happen anyway. Better to plan for it.

How to Build a Hope Chest Without Looking Like an Insane Harpy:

The hope chest was typically a wooden trunk given to a young woman by her family, and in which she collects linens and other household goods that she will use once married. Sometimes she sews her own sheets! In a social milieu in which you might expect to have babies early and often, it probably made sense to get the sheet-sewing done while you still had some time on your hands. Today, of course, this seems unreasonable.

On DailyWorth: 5 Ways to Actually Enjoy Saving Money

How to: Talk About Money Without Wanting To Crawl Out of Your Skin