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Profitable Ideas: How Facebook Can Hurt Your Finances, The Ministers of Minimalism, and More

A weekly roundup of some of the more interesting and helpful personal finance articles I’ve read recently. Why Facebook could ruin your retirement (USA TODAY). If we’re not careful, social media can take keeping up with the Joneses to a whole new level. A big life change is more planning than magic (Sketch Guy – […]

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Profitable Ideas: Magical Money Thoughts, Raising Less Entitled Kids, and More

A weekly roundup of some of the more interesting and helpful personal finance articles I’ve read recently. Personal finance and magical thinking (The Simple Dollar). Optimism about your financial future can be a good thing. Being delusional or uninformed? Not so good. The best place on earth (The Joy Model). Don’t let money get in […]

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Profitable Ideas: Putting Your Money Where Your Values Are, How Amazon Primes You to Overspend, and More

A weekly roundup of some of the more interesting and helpful personal finance articles I’ve read recently. An essential budget query: Is this spending aligned with my values? (NY Times). How a little awareness can help you get more for your money. This is what happens when you get rid of 75% of your stuff […]

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Profitable Ideas: The Price Tag Isn’t the Cost, Maximizing an Inheritance, and More

A weekly roundup of some of the more interesting and helpful personal finance articles I’ve read recently. But how much does it cost? (Seth Godin). A wise purchase requires looking well past the price tag. 8 ways to go wrong with an inherited IRA (Bankrate.com). If you’re careful about how you choose to receive the […]

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Profitable Ideas: The Happiest Ways to Use Money, Facebook May Be Hurting Your Finances, and More

A weekly roundup of some of the more interesting and helpful personal finance articles I’ve read recently. Nine simple strategies for a happier life (Jonathan Clements). A veteran financial writer culls the research on the happiest uses of money. A surprisingly painless way to save more for retirement (Time). Factoring in the tax savings can […]

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Profitable Ideas: Lessons From a 200-Day Spending Fast, Focused Career Success, and More

A weekly roundup of some of the more interesting and helpful personal finance articles I’ve read recently. I went 200 days without buying anything new and learned how toxic our need for possessions is (Quartz). How going without reveals how much is truly needed. Things I’m pretty sure about (Motley Fool). Great insights about money […]

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Profitable Ideas: Why You Have to Invest, Invisible Influence, and More

A weekly roundup of some of the more interesting and helpful personal finance articles I’ve read recently. You have to invest (A Wealth of Common Sense). If you listen to the fear-mongers, there’s always a reason ­not to invest. But with a proper, long-term perspective, “now” is pretty much always a good time to invest. […]

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