Weekly roundup of some of the best personal finance articles from around the web.
All you need to do to finish rich (The Irrelevant Investor). It isn’t about lattes.
Can self-employed people ever actually retire? (MarketWatch). In short, yes, but it’ll take discipline and an awareness of the unique retirement accounts available to the self-employed.
How I paid off $100,000 of student loans in 3 years (Mr. Money Wizard). It wasn’t magic, but it’s inspiring nonetheless.
Only one in five Americans achieves this key financial goal for a comfortable retirement (USA Today). How to make the most of your retirement plan.
Even with the best advice, people can still mess up (Washington Post). Can you help the people around you if they don’t seem to want help?
Where you kid goes to college doesn’t matter as much as you think (CNN). What factors to look for when choosing a school.
It’s open enrollment. Are you making the most of your employee benefits? (Schwab). Some of the key decisions you’ll need to make, along with some helpful guidance.
To change your financial circumstances, choose focus (Becoming Minimalist). Finding the one thing would make the biggest difference in your financial life.
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