Profitable Ideas: Stop Before You Shop Again, Streamers Beware, and More

Weekly list of curated personal finance articles from around the web.

7 tips to save when you feel like shopping (No Sidebar). Great alternatives for those times when you feel the urge to shop just to shop.

The new world of tipping (Axis). When requests for a tip seemingly everywhere these days, it’s important to understand the etiquette of tipping.

Americans are pulling money out of their 401(k) plans at an alarming rate (CNN). The money is all too easy to access. Better to remember that retirement accounts are for, ah, retirement.

At one of the world’s largest secondhand textile markets, discarded clothes are getting a new lease on life (CNN). What if we all bought less clothing? Fewer, higher-quality items that last a long time.

Why you really need to create a will (Clark Howard). Generally, I’m not a fan of cheap, online wills unless, as suggested, your situation is really simple.

Should we talk money with our kids? (FaithFi). In a word, absolutely!

These car colors have the highest (and lowest) resale value (Money). Yellow? Color me skeptical.

Streamers beware: It’s not just Netflix and Disney. A password sharing crackdown is coming. (USA TODAY). This might just bring families closer, with everyone gathering on the couch to watch together.

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