A weekly roundup of some of the more interesting and helpful personal finance articles I’ve read recently.
How to prepare for a possible economic recession (The Simple Dollar). No one can predict a recession or a bear market, but managing money well always involves playing a strong game of defense.
This is why more expensive wine tastes better (Moneyish). When it costs more, we think it’s better. Just part of this crazy experience called being human.
How to get the most out of your benefits in 2018 (MarketWatch). Open enrollment season is right around the corner. Here are some ideas for choosing wisely.
Lessons learned from intentionally letting go (Becoming Minimalist). I’m drawn to the idea of minimalism (but am far from putting it into practice!), and this is my favorite writer on the topic.
Top 4 reasons why people hate their jobs — and what to do about them (CNN). With Labor Day fast approaching, it’s an appropriate time to consider: How well do you like your job?
Allowing children financial freedom can pay off (Washington Post). I love this idea. Have you tried it with your kids? If so, how has it worked out?
Why am I never satisfied? (Ron Blue Institute). Helpful guidance for slaying the “More!” monster.
Amazon’s move signals end of line for many cashiers (NY Times). Shopping continues to evolve. Here’s where it may go next.
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