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Profitable Ideas: A Little Bit of Savings Goes a Long Way, Get Ready for Digital Health Passes, and More

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

How much is $20 a month worth? (A Wealth of Common Sense). Boosting your savings by a little bit can make a big difference.

How to save for a big purchase (Of Dollars and Data). Low risk isn’t the same as no risk, so for a short-term goal play it safe.

Real estate transactions go virtual (NY Times). Buying a home isn’t what it used to be, and many of the changes may be permanent.

Yes, you should be using Apple Pay or Google Pay (Wired). I confess, I have not started using either app to pay for stuff. What about you? See also Google Pay’s new redesign sums up the best and worst of Google (Fast Company).

Why do I have this? (Becoming Minimalist). It doesn’t necessarily need to “spark joy,” but there should be some reason for owning our stuff.

A fully reopened economy will require digital health passes (Abnormal Returns). One more way the world may look very different whenever we emerge from the pandemic.

These 10 jobs could disappear or decline because of COVID-19 (USA Today). The only one that really surprised me was professor.

Getting comfortable with your enough (The Evidence-Based Investor). “Enough” — it’s such a counter-cultural, seemingly un-American idea, and yet so good for our finances and happiness.

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One Response to Profitable Ideas: A Little Bit of Savings Goes a Long Way, Get Ready for Digital Health Passes, and More

  1. Al November 20, 2020 at 7:19 PM #

    “Digital health passes” sounds like an open door for “the mark of the beast”. Just a thought.

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