A weekly roundup of some of the more interesting and helpful personal finance articles I’ve read recently.
Reconsidering the merits of slow acquisition (Becoming Minimalist). They lived within their means and bought things when needed. Crazy, right?
Teaching kids to save, not hoard (Ron Blue Insitute). The importance of moving beyond tactical teaching to uncover the motive behind your kids’ behavior.
Feeling the squeeze? Stop buying brands (CNN). The ultimate irony would be if this company became a well-known brand.
Bill Gates continues his quest to gamify philanthropy with a malaria quiz (Fast Company). A creative approach toward getting more people involved in solving some of the world’s most urgent problems.
The future is coming, whether you save for it or not (The Simple Dollar). Okay, it’s a bit of a finger-wagging lecture, but it’s a good wake-up call as well.
Jesus’ terrible financial advice (Forbes). Well, it’s terrible if you were hoping the Bible says something other than what it actually says!
Leaving your digital legacy (Kiplinger). What will happen to all of your online accounts after you’re gone?
Six ways to save money on your streaming services (Three Thrifty Guys). Good advice on trimming your entertainment budget.
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