Profitable Ideas: Finding Contentment in Our Consumer Culture, The Money Date, and More

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

Can you be content in a culture of ‘never enough’? (Relevant Magazine). Good ideas for living with joy in our consumer culture.

Screen time is contributing to chronic sleep deprivation in tweens and teens (The Conversation). One of many reasons to place limits on our kids’ screen time. You can find the contract my family uses here.

The easiest way to train any kid to be more minimalist (Lifehacker). Not sure how easy this sounds, but it’s worth a try.

Couples embrace the least romantic date ever: the money date (Wall Street Journal). The most important financial decisions are rarely quick yes-or-no decisions. They’re worthy of longer conversations.

Should I end my authorized user status now that I’ve established credit? (Clark Howard). I’m a fan of allowing responsible teens to become authorized users, but there comes a time when they need to go it alone.

The 30 greatest decluttering tips of all time (Apartment Therapy). There’s bound to be an idea or two on this list that you’ll find helpful.

One thing my parents did right: generous hospitality (The Gospel Coalition). A wonderful legacy — modeling an important part of generous living.

Respect and admiration (Collaborative Fund). Sometimes, the things we chase the hardest are not very important in the end.

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