Profitable Ideas: Paying Off $65,000 of Debt in 15 Months, When You Don’t Love Your Job, and More

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

How I paid off $65,000 in debt in just 15 months (MarketWatch). Encouraging story, and note the importance of getting the big expenses, such as housing, right.

All-star LinkedIn users are 40 times more likely to get contacted—here’s how to score that rating (The Muse). How to customize your URL and other power user tips.

Is a biweekly mortgage plan a good idea? (Clark Howard). Why a popular mortgage payoff plan may not make sense.

When you don’t love your job (The Gospel Coalition). Great, honest post — along with helpful advice about viewing your work through three lenses.

Three ways to think about ‘is it worth it?’ (Sketch Guy – a NY Times blog). And the only person’s opinion that really matters.

How social media makes millennial moms splurge (Reuters). Are you trying to keep up with the “e-Joneses”?

4 bad money habits you’re teaching your kids (Wise Bread). We’re teaching our kids all the time, whether we’re intending to or not.

Student loans can be a disaster for parents too (MarketWatch). It’s best to decide who’s going to be responsible for the payments before borrowing.

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