A weekly roundup of some of the more interesting and helpful personal finance articles I’ve read recently.
All the things I want to say about money but never do (Becoming Minimalist). A little tough love for those who say they “can’t afford to…”
Do optimists or pessimists manage their money better? (Yahoo Finance). Interesting insights about the role of temperament in making financial decisions.
7 simple ways to raise non-materialistic children (Seed Time). Teaching our kids how to be in our materialistic world but not of it.
The elephant in the room (Ron Blue Institute). If only we could talk about money more freely, maybe we could help each other get the money thing right.
10 hidden pitfalls of health savings accounts (MarketWatch). I’m a big fan of HSAs, but it’s good to know about these watch-outs as well.
Think bigger (Humble Dollar). Three questions that can help you make better financial choices.
Should you micromanage your teen’s summer job money? (Washington Post). Micromanaging might be going too far, but it’s best to stay involved.
New warning about buying cheap eyeglasses online! (Clark Howard). Which eyewear etailers will take your money, and which ones will save you money.
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