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Profitable Ideas: Lessons Learned on the Journey Out of Debt, You’re Not Doing Enough to Prevent ID Theft, and More

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

Smashing 6 figures of debt & learning what doesn’t apply to me (She Picks Up Pennies). Getting out of debt has much to do with how you frame the conversation.

Two years after huge Equifax breach was revealed, consumers are still too vulnerable to identity theft (CNBC). We hear about huge hacks seemingly all the time, and yet we do far too little about it.

How buying and selling a home could soon be as simple as trading stocks (MarketWatch). How technology is changing the game.

This financial planner’s no-fail secret will have you effortlessly spending less (MarketWatch). It’s so simple you’ll think it won’t work, but it does.

Why college became so expensive (The Atlantic). Parents feel tremendous pressure to help their kids pay for college, and it’s taking a toll.

How my shopping habits changed after simplifying my home and life (Becoming Minimalist). The positive ripple effects of minimalism.

Why you need a healthcare proxy (The Balance). It’s just one part of an estate plan, but it’s an important part.

Avalanche vs. snowball: Which debt payoff method is best? (Clark Howard). Should you go after your highest interest rate debts first or your lowest balance debts?

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2 Responses to Profitable Ideas: Lessons Learned on the Journey Out of Debt, You’re Not Doing Enough to Prevent ID Theft, and More

  1. Leta Kriens September 13, 2019 at 4:43 PM #

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    • Matt Bell September 15, 2019 at 7:58 PM #

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