A weekly roundup of some of the more interesting and helpful personal finance articles I’ve read recently.
Seven skills that will help anyone achieve their financial goals (The Simple Dollar). Daily habits that can make all the difference.
Watch out for phishing scams in the final weeks of the tax season (Washington Post). In your rush to meet the filing deadline, slow down long enough to beware of scammers.
6 financial lessons from the wildly popular board game Catan (Time). The Monopoly of a new generation.
The emotional and psychological risks of investing (MarketWatch). Four timeless truths about risk every investor should understand.
Do you have a money philosophy? (Canadian Finance Blog). Having a clear set of guiding principles can make financial decision-making easier.
Liar, liar: Top money lies Americans are comfortable with (US News). Be honest now, have you gotten comfortable with any of these financial fibs?
Is a farm share a smart buy for your family? (Wise Bread). The pros and cons of signing up for a weekly box of produce.
Visa could replace credit cards by letting you buy things with a wave of your hand (Business Insider). The latest effort toward making spending more abstract. The less tangible spending seems, the more we tend to spend.
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