Minimalist Wallet Series Archive

  • How to Know if You’re Ready for a Home Loan

    Tweet I’ve got a home loan. At the time my husband and I bought our house, I wasn’t completely sure we were ready for it. However, we are doing just fine right now, with our home loan amounting to less than one-fifth our monthly income. […]

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  • Are You Protecting Your Stuff with Renters Insurance?

    Tweet It’s true that one of the tenets of minimalism is that you should be reducing the amount of stuff that you own. However, most of us own at least a few things, so it makes sense to ensure that they are protected. If you […]

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  • How to Decide How Much House to Buy

    How to Decide How Much House to Buy

    Tweet When my husband and I were first looking for a home almost seven years ago, we had an interesting choice to make. Should we get the biggest home possible? Or should we get something smaller? First of all, we ran the numbers using a […]

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  • Eventually, Money as Motivation Isn’t Enough

    Tweet One of the things I noticed recently is that the prospect of more money isn’t enough of a motivation to do something. At some point, money as a motivation just isn’t enough to keep you going, whether it’s sticking to a job you dislike, […]

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  • Consolidating Your Financial Accounts for Better Management

    Tweet Over time, we tend to collect stuff. But we’re often not just collecting stuff; sometimes we’re also collecting other things, like financial accounts. Not too long ago, I realized that I had a plethora of financial accounts, thanks to efforts to get signing bonuses […]

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