A weekly roundup of some of the more interesting and helpful personal finance articles I’ve read recently.
One simple financial move you can make in a month (Forbes). A little bit of this can make a big difference.
When not to save for retirement (Reuters). I agree – there are two steps you should take before investing.
6 sobering facts about the stock market (Wise Bread). The author may be somewhat suspect, but the article contains some important points all investors should understand—especially at times like these.
Here’s how to save $100,000 by age 30 (Time). It isn’t rocket science, but it does take sacrifice.
Con artists use these psychological tactics to manipulate people to believe them every time (Inc). Many of these tactics are used in the marketing messages we encounter every day.
Your phone will replace your wallet at the ATM, too (Wired). One day, wallets will only be found in antique stores and museums.
How to stop stressing out about money (Business Insider). Lots of good, practical advice here.
Moving toward less but having more (Three Thrifty Guys). Short, simple post with a big, powerful message.
I’d love to hear your thoughts on any of the above. Just meet me in the comments section.