A weekly roundup of helpful personal finance articles.
Beware, the IRS is looking for these red flags this tax season (MarketWatch). Ah, the irony — being especially generous is a red flag.
7 products with unbelievable warranties (Three Thrifty Guys). This is an important—and often overlooked—aspect of spending money well.
Amazon wants to own your checking account now, too (Magnify Money). I wonder if you’ll need a Prime membership to make free ATM withdrawals.
Paying off the mortgage is a mistake I’ll never regret (Physician on FIRE). Sometimes you have to look beyond a spreadsheet to identify the best money move.
Five life-giving truths about living simply and saving money (Becoming Minimalist). In a world of increasing complexity, it’s more important than ever to live intentionally.
Is fear keeping you out of the stock market? (Financial Independence Hub). Has the fear of a bear market kept you out of the bull market?
Just how safe is your hotel room safe? You might be surprised… (Clark Howard). If you’re prepping for a Spring break trip or summer vacation, keep this in mind.
How to win big at estate auctions and furnish your home on the cheap (The Simple Dollar). They’re in a whole different league than garage sales.
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