Profitable Ideas: Easing Your Money Worries, Teaching Kids an Invaluable Lesson, and More

Weekly roundup of recommended personal finance articles from around the web.

Stop worrying about money (Living Well, Spending Less). Good, practical steps for getting to a better place with money.

4 lies our consumer society is telling you that you should reject right now (No Sidebar). Our culture speaks to us every day, often in ways we don’t consciously notice.

5 money lessons my newly-minted five year old knows (She Picks Up Pennies). Kids can understand more about money at a younger age than we sometimes assume.

Relocating to your child’s college town could be a smart move (TD Ameritrade). Interesting real-life story of how one family made college more affordable.

Where will they learn to work? (Desiring God). Helping our kids develop a strong work ethic is one of the most important gifts we can give them.

Earning a Roth (Humble Dollar). If your kids are generating earned income, they will benefit greatly from investing some of that money through a Roth IRA.

5 smart ways to save money on your pets (Money). As we’re discovering, a pet comes with lots of expensive ongoing costs. How else do you manage spending on your pet?

These 30 companies will help employees pay off their student loans (CNBC). New college grads with debt would be wise to seek out this benefit.

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