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A collection of the best articles we’ve featured on Encouragement.

People Smarter Than Us Know Things That We Don’t — And That’s Okay
Kevin  |  Financial Panther

The beauty of investing is you don’t have to be smart to do it well. You don’t even need to try to do better than most. Instead, you can accept that you don’t know that much and aim for average.

Debt Payoff At Your Own Pace
S  |  Financial Superstar

Our progress feels awfully slow at times. This used to annoy me, but I’ve become more comfortable with our long-term debt payoff journey. I’ve realized that it is truly possible to live – really live – with debt.

The Great Motivator
FI Girl  |  FI Heroes

Why don’t we strive to live our best lives now? In every moment? Why do we wait for something major to happen before we make a change for the better?

Stop Listening to Grandma… and Everyone Else
Beks  |  Blogging Away Debt

Life isn’t perfect and that’s OK. For those who are in the same boat, I feel ya. We’ll get through this. Power through. Stop trying to impress grandma (or whoever is the ‘grandma’ in your life). Stay the course.

You Exist; Therefore, You’re Awesome.
S  |  Financial Superstar

There is literally no action you need to take to prove your worthiness. Regardless of your savings, your debt, the bills paid or unpaid – your financial situation is in no way a reflection of your true worth.

Be True to Yourself
Jewels  |  One Frugal Girl

For many years, I allowed my misguided dreams and life plans to interfere with my identity. Over the years, I allowed my possessions to define me. When in reality, they were only holding me back from discovering my true self.