Weekly roundup of some of the best personal finance articles from around the web.
When buying in bulk is a mistake (New York Magazine). Sometimes, paying a lower cost per ounce means paying more.
Got a raise? It’s time to bump up your savings, too (NY Times). An increase in pay is an opportunity for much more than an increase in lifestyle spending.
Why punctuality is the single best indicator of potential success (Inc). Showing up on time says a lot about who you are.
Different kinds of easy (Collaborative Fund). When success looks simple, there’s often much more to the story.
HSA: The best retirement account you’re not using (Michele Cagan). If ever a type of saving/investing account had a super power, this is it.
Used car buying tips: Should you buy from a private seller or a car dealer? (The Frugal Gene). A helpful, detailed comparison of the pros and cons of each method.
Stop using your debit card already (The Simple Dollar).Virtual payment apps are safer and easier. What not to like?
America is overrun with bathrooms (The Atlantic). An interesting example of how wants turn into needs over time.
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