Profitable Ideas: When to Get Your Kids a Phone, Virtues of Virtual Wallets, and More

Weekly roundup of interesting and helpful personal finance articles from around the web.

8 reasons we have delayed (even further) getting our daughters phones (Eric Geiger). “When they get a phone, everything changes.”

No such thing as enough money (Incognito Money Scribe). A beautiful post that puts much into perspective.

Women may be better investors than men. Let me mansplain why. (NY Times). Men are done in by overconfidence and over-trading.

Stop shopping (The Atlantic). Of course, we can’t stop shopping completely, but maybe the way we shop and spend could use a little reevaluation.

Inflation bonds are getting a big rate bump (NY Times). Putting some money into I Bonds isn’t as easy as putting it into a savings account, but the rate sure is better—much better.

Understanding the Diderot effect to overcome overspending (Forbes). How one purchase leads to another, and then another, and then…

Ahead of the curve (Collaborative Fund). It’s become popular to dis the idea of following your passion. This story begs to differ.

Virtual numbers add security to credit card shopping (Kiplinger). Why mobile wallets are such a secure way to pay.

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