Profitable Ideas: Secrets of Superstar Savers, A Richer Level of Happiness, and More

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

The No. 1 thing people with fat savings accounts scrimp on that you likely don’t (MarketWatch). The importance of getting the big things right.

Parents, don’t sacrifice yourselves on the altar of your children’s education (Tim Mauer). Sacrificing to save is wise. Sacrificing by taking on debt? Not so much.

The cost of selling your home (A Wealth of Common Sense). Before buying, make sure you plan to be there a while.

Young people are starving for classes on finance, tips on taxes (MSN). Whether kids grow up learning about wise money management depends heavily on whether their parents are willing and able to teach them.

Marrying money (Humble Dollar). If you know anyone who’s engaged or newly married, may I also recommend the book, Money & Marriage?

We have to let go (Liberty Wealth). The comparison game — it’s hard to avoid, and impossible to win.

Millennials are bullish on Roth IRAs. Many wish they started earlier (CNBC). Is there a young person in your life that you should introduce to a Roth IRA?

Choosing a richer, fuller level of happiness (Becoming Minimalist). A good reminder about where happiness is found.

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