Weekly roundup of some of the best personal finance articles from around the web.
Holiday shopping is different this year: 12 trends to watch as you check off your gift list (Boston Globe). Making an appointment to shop, Black Friday will change, and more.
The one thing to consider before asking for a higher salary (The Woke Salaryman). Making yourself the type of person who’s in short supply.
Future shock (Humble Dollar). A helpful look at the psychology of money. Speaking of which…
A financial therapist shares what she always keeps in her wallet—and her 6 best tips to save money (CNBC). Why a personal “pause button” can be so helpful, and other suggestions.
What is umbrella insurance and do I need it? (Kiplinger). The more you have, the more you stand to lose. Here’s how to protect a lot for a little.
Will our time and efforts invested in hobbies be considered worthless at the judgement seat of Christ? (Randy Alcorn). There’s no need to feel guilty about some of the most enjoyable uses of money.
4 ways to follow up after a job interview (Harvard Business Review). Some good ways to stay on a hiring manager’s radar screen.
Reasons to sign up for a health savings account (NY Times). Learn how to max out the benefits of an HSA and it’ll work as a “super IRA,” with the money going in on a tax-deductible basis and coming out tax-free.
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