Every month I share exactly what I earn, spend and save so that I can actually show you how I’m implementing the mountains of financial advice that’s out there, instead of just talking about it.
Plus there is a crazy amount of stigma around money! I really, really don’t think it’s rude or impolite or cocky to talk about money.
I think it’s smart.
You don’t have to shout it from the rooftops or post it on a blog like I do, but it would be pretty nice if we could just talk to our friends openly about money so we don’t all drive ourselves into debt trying to keep up with each other. And it would be a big relief to stop having to act like we’ve got it all together all of the time, when none of us really do.
I really think we need to take the emotion out of money. It does not signify your worth as a human being.You are not a “bad” person because you have debt just like you are not a “good” person because you have savings. You are so much more than what’s in your bank account – so so so much more.
So that’s why I’m doing this.
Here’s how I went this month: