Diamonds in the Rough Roundup 4/11/14 - The Broke Professional

Diamonds in the Rough Roundup 4/11/14

The sun is finally shining and the cherry blossoms are blooming.  I’m enjoying these temps in the 70’s and looks like we’re finally out of winter.  Check out some of these equally refreshing articles I came across.

A Realistic Look at Ideal Days in Our Future Financially Independent Life by RichmondSavers:  Great thought provoking post on how we would spend our days if finances weren’t an issue.  It’s something we need to think about as we all only have a limited amount of time on this planet.

How to Recover from a Financial Mistake by Stefanie O’Connell:  Everybody makes a dumb financial move here and there.  It’s important not to beat yourself about it, learn from it and move on.

Should I say Something?  A PF Enthusiast’s Dilemma by Cash Cow Couple:  It’s always tough to see or hear a loved one about to make a not so smart financial move.  Is it always smart to tell them or is there another way?  A thought provoking situation.

The power of profit margin by Get Rich Slowly:  Being in charge of your finances is like being in charge of a business.  If you start thinking of your transactions as personal profit or loss, it can put a new spin on spending recklessly.

How Much Do I Have To Make As An Entrepreneur To Replace My Day Job Income by Financial Samurai:  Really fascinating post comparing the different aspects of being employed to being self employed.

Big shout out to Daraius at Million Mile Secretes for including me in his Interview Series.  Check it out here.



  1. Thanks for linking to my post Syed — I appreciate the kind words!

    And congrats again on being included in the Million Mile Secrets interview series — that’s huge!

  2. Thanks for sharing these, Syed. I’ve got some great Sunday afternoon reading to check out! Enjoy the rest of your weekend.

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