Turning Finances into Financial Fun

Most people don’t associate personal finance with fun and it’s hard to blame them. There’s a lot of doom and gloom, especially these days. Writing out a budget seriously stinks. Really, who wants to find out they can’t afford the things they want and see it on paper? And it’s certainly no fun to do the things you have to do like make a will, shop for insurance, designate your power of attorney, and create a trust in the event of your incapacitation. Who wants to think about their own mortality or the disasters that my befall you? Not fun at all.

I am not a numbers geek in any form, but despite all of the above, I find personal finance fun. I hear you asking, &#

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3 Responses to Turning Finances into Financial Fun

  1. Melissa says:

    What a great post! I find doing my finances fun too, and people think I’m nuts. It’s nice to find a kindred spirit. :)

  2. KellyB says:

    I find personal finance fun also! I especially enjoy making my budget balance out to zero each month, and fully funding my savings sub accounts for vacation, Christmas, etc. It seems crazy, but it helps to enjoy it!

  3. Scott says:

    I love it!!!!!! Great article and I couldn’t agree more. CNBC has changed my life and your idea about a club; I actually tried and am still working on it.

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