Most of the financial freedom world is filled with happy families all pursuing the same goal. I’m actually kind of surprised so many financial freedom people end up together, considering how small this community is. Maybe they all meet on MMM’s forums.
The Miser household is a little bit different in this regard. I’ve been a financial freedom enthusiast for years now, but Mrs. Miser wasn’t always so content with the idea. My wife has the tendency to appreciate the finer things in life and even now, when this beast gets awakened, all hell can break loose!
One of the difficulties many people will face at some point is selling financial freedom to their spouse. This isn’t something many people have heard of, and bringing it up out of left field can be quite a shock to the system. I’ve been thinking back to when I first brought this up to Mrs. Miser and how I’ve managed to sell her the idea of this goal over the past couple of years. It’s been a long and gradual process, let me tell you, but I’ve broken it down into 10 steps. [Read more…] about How to Convince Your Spouse to Pursue Financial Freedom