I was recently suprised by a spike in readership yesterday, Sunday, a day which often had a small recovery from the Saturday dolldroms. After reviewing the logs I noticed that the very large spike was significantly referred from JLP's Blog All Financial Matters.
We won the blog of the week! I consider this quite an honor as quite frankly I often feel like I'm writing this to a very small community of regular PF Blogger commentators and visitors.
JLP's comments were very interesting and inciteful. As you know we are in our mid-30s/ late-30s and our networth is a bit above $500k. JLP places us as a bit older than the average PF Blogger with a networth higher than some due to age, in other words, we're probably 10 years further down the path!
For those younger readers, JLP raised an excellent point, in 10 years time it's very reasonable that you can and will amass a networth of over $500k. Probably more. So even though saving seems tough (especially for those just out of school), you will get there. We managed to do so - despite the fact that we took an aweful hit in a collapsed financial deal - lost about $2.5M several years ago. I suppose our blog title would have been different if I hadn't lost the mega bucks - but we keep on moving forward.
He also made reference to our family budget, which was a wonderful experience. I think we ended up receiving greater than 30 comments over several revisions - it's been wonderfully helpful. I'd like to thank our cadre of advisors - it was very helpful.
Here is my question for this blog's readers, I hope you're willing to comment:
1. how old are you and where do you feel you are along your financial timeline?
2. what topics do you enjoy in makingourway the most? Is there anything we should emphasize or avoid?
3. what can we do better?
JLP, thanks for the recognition.
Dear readers thank you for reading our blog, sharing your thoughts and keeping us honest.