Or should they be held to a higher standard? If they’re preaching, do they have to be angels?
Do you HAVE to make your own laundry detergent and rinse out ziploc bags.
Do you HAVE to call all of your spending “sinful” and admit guilt and swear to do better any time you stray?
Do you HAVE to save up your money for travel just because the research says you’ll enjoy travel more than Stuff?
Do you HAVE to be constantly decluttering and keep your personal possessions to a minimum?
Must you set challenges and report your progress on achievement?
Can you just be a normal happy person who has found balance and doesn’t feel the need to be constantly improving one aspect or another of financial life? Or if you are, do you have no business proselytizing?