A weekly roundup of some of the best personal finance articles from around the web.
Protecting your child from identity theft (Independence Advisors). It often goes undetected for years, and by then a lot of damage will have been done.
It’s an emergency (fund)! (Monevator). If you’ve ever wondered whether it’s really necessary.
Estate planning essentials (Retirement Field Guide). It’s one of those things many people think they’ll get to some day, one day. Here’s why you should get to it sooner than later.
How to choose between a low- and high-deductible health plan (Young and the Invested). Open enrollment season will soon be upon you and this will be one of your most important decisions.
This is the ridiculous amount you’re overpaying for car insurance (Moneyish). If it’s been a while since you’ve shopped your insurance, now’s the time.
Daily sustainable habits: 7 ways you can reduce your waste (Eco Warrior Princess). While I’ve never cared for the term, “consumer,” we all do consume a lot of stuff. Here’s how to do less harm to the environment.
The new iPhones look fine. But my old one is better than ever. (NY Times). Interesting how Apple just gave new life to old phones.
When and how to stop paying your kids’ bills (The Simple Dollar). You’ll save money and your kids will grow up—a double win!
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