A weekly roundup of some of the more interesting and helpful personal finance articles I’ve read recently.
How I made $2,145 last month by decluttering (SeedTime). What’s the value of all the unused stuff you have sitting around in your garage or basement?
Preparing kids for financial responsibility in college (Ron Blue Institute). The importance of managing expectations.
College: 10 questions to ask (Humble Dollar). A good checklist for those with college-bound kids.
22 frugal things I did today (The Simple Dollar). An interesting look at daily habits that can save—or cost—you money.
Parents who make this simple choice about college savings save 40% more (Moneyish). It isn’t rocket science. The earlier you start, the more you’ll save.
Prepare now for the end of the bull market (A Wealth of Common Sense). Assuming you have a trustworthy investment strategy in place, it’s mostly about being emotionally prepared.
Saving money by buying groceries online (Humble Buck). Our main grocery store has started offering this service as well. For a small cost, it’s a big time saver. And as this article points out, not going in the store can save you money as well.
We are broke in our busyness (No Sidebar). Are you counting the things you do instead of counting the things that truly count?
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