Investing is broad, but necessary, category in a person’s personal finance world. Leaving your savings in just cash never made much sense nevertheless at today’s rates. Investing is often thought about in terms of buying stocks, but it is more than that, you could invest in an insurance based product, real estate, a business, yourself, etc.
I get reminded about it every 6 to 9 months, but one of my favorite things of running a blog for the past 10+ years is the ability to rummage through my archives and put myself back in that situation. Prior to writing this post it was kind of cool to take a look at some of my older posts about moving from my first home to our current home and all the things that went into it - selling my first home and the emotions thereof, and then subsequently buying our current home (along 5 or so updates during that time [...]