Weekly roundup of recommended personal finance articles from around the web.
Investors are paying millions for virtual land in the metaverse (CNBC). To the uninitiated, this probably sounds crazy, but it may be the wave of the future.
Five common obstacles to generosity (and how to overcome them) (National Christian Foundation). Are any of these roadblocks to greater joy and impact standing in your way?
Perceptions of affordability (Inside Higher Ed). Unfortunately, a student’s belief that college is out of reach often means they don’t even explore the options.
College prep software Naviance is selling advertising access to millions of students (The Markup). Used by lots of schools, is this software benefiting students or the companies that want to market to them?
Just 22% of people give themselves high scores when it comes to financial wellness (CNBC). How would you rate yourself and what part of your financial life could use a little time and attention?
How to have more time and money (Becoming Minimalist). One solution is so incredibly simple, but for many of us not so easy.
If the IRS is accepting tax returns Jan. 24, does that mean you’ll get your refund early? (USA Today). In short, probably not, but there are steps you can take to speed up the process.
Financial ed for kids (MoneyWise). Some good, practical ideas for raising the next generation of wise money managers.
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