Weekly roundup of some of the best personal finance articles from around the web.
3 strategies for pursuing significance with your finances (Crosswalk). Some great reminders about important aspects of money that can’t be seen on a spreadsheet.
How to choose between a traditional and a Roth IRA (Peter Lazaroff). Good advice for making a very important decision, which also pertains to the choice between a traditional or Roth 401(k) plan. This link will give you more guidance, including how to decide between an IRA and a 401(k).
How much are we paying for our subscription services? A lot (NY Times). Maybe it’s time to evaluate all of your subscriptions and pare the list.
Hidden accounts, secret debts and quiet overspending: Why are we hiding our personal finances from loved ones? (USA TODAY). I’m a big believer in full financial disclosure before marriage and complete ongoing financial transparency after marriage.
It’s easier to be rich if you don’t have to look rich (Perpetual Money Machine). So true. This is why the book, The Millionaire Next Door, is a timeless must read.
Now never feels like the right time to invest (Retirement Field Guide). The tension all investors have to live with.
The legacy we leave behind (Calibrating Capital). Nice piece about what truly matters. In the hustle bustle of life, it’s easy to forget.
A case for paying with your phone (NY Times). Are you using a digital wallet instead of a credit card?
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