I can’t believe it’s August already! Why does summer go so quickly?! I always feel like I’m super behind on my reading schedule but I’m actually 100% on track. Here’s what I dug into this month :)
The Miracle Morning by Hal Elrod. I find this method so intriguing but it’s going to take me a while to warm up to the idea of waking up at 5 AM. I’d like to do this program but I have to um, really think about it first.
Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance by Robert Pirsig. Oh lord did I really not like this book. The first 1/3 was okay, and then it just descended into philosophical hell. It didn’t live up to the instant classic hype for me. By the end I was skimming large portions, just waiting to get to the end.
All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr. I loved the super short chapters in this book, and how the two plot lines eventually came together in a fascinating way.
The Young Entrepreneur’s Guide to Starting a Business by Steve Mariotti. This is 100% written for teenagers but it was about my speed since I never took any courses on anything marginally business like in college.
Broke Millennial by Erin Lowry. Y’ALL. This is the book I needed in my life. I’m decent with finances: I’m the accountant at our house, I set our budget, I pay my credit card in full each month (sup excellent credit score), and I’m contributing to my retirement savings. HOWEVER. Things I was not doing: contributing the maximum matched amount to my retirement account (Pitt matches up to 8% which is crazy good), my savings was sitting in an .01% APY savings account, and I realized that the payments I’m making on my student loans are going 100% to interest. Allllll of that changed for the better with this book. I often feel like money is scarce and I will run out of it, but this book helped me see how I can take my pretty mediocre salary and make my money work for me. So yes, you should go get this book. Right now.