And here are the roundups…

Why You Don’t Need to Run with the Cool Kids (Becoming Minimalist)

“The pull towards conformity can be strong. The desire to fit in with popular culture is significant at times. And no matter how old we get, the desire to run with the cool kids can still remain. But within each of us is a desire that is even stronger—the desire to be ourselves, to embrace the things we love and enjoy and make us unique.” 

It’s Not About The Money, It’s About The *Lifestyle* (Budgets are Sexy) 

“I think we get so caught up in wanting more all the time that we don’t step back to see the overall picture. Or even realize that we have it in our power ALREADY to craft a life we love before hitting our financial goals!”

Retirement is Not a Goal (Full Time Finance) 

“FIRE, or Financial