A weekly roundup of some of the more interesting and helpful personal finance articles I’ve read recently.
How to graduate from college debt-free (and regret-free) (Time). Practical advice from one who did just that.
7 401(k) rules you should know by heart (USA TODAY). Good guidance for getting the most from your workplace retirement plan.
Make workplace benefits work for you (Morningstar). Many employers provide more than just a retirement plan. Are you making use of these benefits?
How to celebrate a child’s birthday without breaking the bank (The Simple Dollar). Advice from a blogger dad on how to swim against the strong current of the culture.
7 most common financial regrets (Clark Howard). I always like hearing what people who’ve been there and done that wish they hadn’t done. It’s one of the best ways to make better decisions.
5 ways to stay motivated when you’re feeling burned out (Inc.). If you’re dreading going into work, here are some ways to recharge.
Easy budgeting for people who hate math (Wise Bread). If numbers aren’t your thing, there are still ways to make use of the single most powerful tool for wise money management.
When you change the world and no one notices (Collaborative Fund). Interesting, motivational article for anyone who has a dream.
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