A weekly roundup of some of the more interesting and helpful personal finance articles I’ve read recently.
What I learned when my husband’s debit card was stolen (Forbes). Added confirmation that credit cards are safer than debit cards.
Start now (The Reformed Broker). Far too many young adults are squandering one of their most valuable assets: time.
How to buy a $35,000 brand-new electric car for under $14,000 (MarketWatch). If you take advantage of all the discounts and tax credits, they could cut the cost by more than half.
The biggest money mistakes we make — decade by decade (Wall Street Journal). An age-based review of money miscues to avoid.
Here’s how far parents will go to pay for holiday gifts (CNN Money). To avoid the regret of overspending, try to imagine how you’ll feel in January if you really do spend as much as you’re thinking of spending on presents this year.
14 products under $100 that have lifetime warranties (Reviewed.com). You might expect some of these items (cookware, knives), but how about a pair of socks?
How your health plan can help you save for retirement (CNBC). Health savings accounts offer benefits that exceed other savings or investment vehicles.
The really obvious thing we all forget when borrowing money (Monevator). Who are you really borrowing from?
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