Last updated on January 6th, 2019
And now for something completely different.
He challenged personal finance bloggers to come up with 3 money-related haikus and publish them today, so hopefully you’ll see lots of haiku-themed posts published today!
If you’re not familiar with the term haiku, this page does a pretty good job of explaining it.
In a nutshell, a haiku is a style of poem that first originated in Japan. The poet needs to express a thought or emotion in exactly 17 syllables.
The poem is arranged in three lines of 5-7-5 syllables each.
My three original personal finance haikus are below.
Please be kind!
Fancy cars and home
But paying lots of interest,
Eating mac and cheese.
Few beat the market.
Ride the rising tide as one.
Index funds are cool.
Tired, bored, and stressed.
Stuck inside a dead end job.
Time to look elsewhere.
And just for kicks, here’s a fourth haiku that some of my blogging friends will find ironic…
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