Weekly roundup of recommended personal finance articles from around the web.
Now you get it (Collaborative Fund). How are you holding up in the midst of all the stock market volatility?
Do what Jack said (Humble Dollar). In the investing world, there’s an expression: “Don’t try to catch a falling knife.” It was made for times like this.
Meaning in work (Jeff Haanen). Great piece on the “ends” worth working for.
Wealth doesn’t buy freedom (A Teachable Moment). A good reminder about the brevity of life and what matters most.
Where weaknesses are in student financial wellness (Inside Higher Ed). If your’e teaching your kids about money, you’re in the minority.
Does it make sense to pay medical expenses with cash instead of using HSA funds? (Clark Howard). An HSA has the potential to be a super IRA, with money going in on a tax-deductible basis, growing tax-free, and coming out tax-free.
The global glut of clothing is an environmental crisis (Bloomberg). We would all benefit by buying fewer yet higher-quality things.
How Ikea tricks you into buying more stuff (The Hustle). An inside look at one retailer’s very successful quest to get us to spend more.
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