Profitable Ideas: The Cost of ‘Ethical Clothing,’ How to ‘Frame’ Spending Choices, and More

A weekly roundup of some of the best personal finance articles from around the web.

Here are 11 reasons we have an umbrella liability insurance policy (My Money Blog). It’s a lot of coverage for a relatively small cost. Do you have a policy?

Is ethical clothing expensive? (Moral Fibres). Would you be willing to pay more for such clothing?

Just half a percent (A Wealth of Common Sense). How little things can make a big difference in your investments.

How we frame our spending choices — and how to do it better (The Simple Dollar). A very common, costly mental bias.

Great things take time (Of Dollars and Data). The importance—and challenge—of cultivating a long-term perspective in an instant gratification culture.

Don’t make this mistake if you think you can’t afford to buy a home (CNBC). There’s a lot more to consider than the purchase price.

Self-motivated: How to invest in your career when your company doesn’t care about it (USA TODAY). The self-managed career development plan.

Answers to your top college savings questions (Vanguard). A primer on 529 plans.

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