A weekly roundup of some of the more interesting and helpful personal finance articles I’ve read recently.
3 sneaky ways identity thieves can access your data (Time). Recovering from an identity theft can take a lot of time and cost a lot of money. Take these recommended steps to keep it from happening to you.
Six tips for investors when the stock market tumbles (NY Times). Good points to keep in mind when the bear returns.
9 tricks for saving money that grocery stores don’t want you to know (MarketWatch). That friendly looking store is designed to pry as much from your wallet as possible. Here’s a peak inside its marketing playbook.
One of the biggest life regrets for older Americans is… (MarketWatch). Are you allocating enough of your budget to this category each year?
This is how badly we’re managing our student debt (Bloomberg). Some cautionary tales for students—or their parents—who are thinking about borrowing to pay for college.
Will your heirs get slammed with your debt when you die? (CNBC). Most people die owing something. Will you have to pay your loved one’s debts? Will they have to pay yours?
The simplest way to simplify your life (Inc.). Clutter can make life inefficient, unpleasant, and costly. Here’s some motivation and guidance for moving in a less cluttered direction.
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