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Profitable Ideas: The Incredible Power of Gratitude, Beware the Free Credit Score, and More

A weekly roundup of some of the more interesting and helpful personal finance articles I’ve read recently.

Why gratitude is the key to success (Mustard Seed Money). Don’t miss the video at the beginning of this article.

Seven money strategies to master in 2017 (Money Boss). Lots of good ideas for getting your New Year off to a great financial start.

The best piece of money advice you’ve never heard (MarketWatch). “Build a wall.” Of course, you’ve actually heard that one before, but not in this context.

Two credit agencies have been lying to consumers (The Atlantic). As if credit reports and scores aren’t confusing enough!

Nine hidden costs that come with buying a home (Business Insider). There’s a lot more to owning a home than coming up with a down payment.

Just pretending (Pretend to be Poor). Of the financial blogs I’ve just recently heard about, this is one of my favorites. Here’s some insight into their name.

How to raise money-smart kids (Kiplinger). Good advice from parents who write about money.

ABP: The secret to not wanting fancy things (The Money Habit). I have an entrepreneurial friend who likes to say, “Always be selling.” Here’s a twist on that phrase that’ll help tame your spending.

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2 Responses to Profitable Ideas: The Incredible Power of Gratitude, Beware the Free Credit Score, and More

  1. MUSTARD SEED MONEY January 6, 2017 at 9:49 PM #

    Thanks Matt for the shout out!!! Plus thanks for compiling all these articles. I know what I’ll be reading this weekend 🙂

    • Matt Bell January 6, 2017 at 11:16 PM #

      You’re very welcome. I just recently discovered your blog and am really enjoying it. Keep up the great work!

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