Weekly list of curated personal finance articles from around the web.
Raising capable kids: why doing less for your kids means more (Becoming Minimalist). A little hard work will do them a lot of good.
Stop obsessing about having the perfect career plan (Wall Street Journal). Your career path, much like the stock market, probably won’t move up and to the right in a smooth, straight line—and that’s okay.
This account is like an ‘extra strength’ IRA, advisor says. Here’s when to use it (CNBC). If you manage it correctly, an HSA could become a very advantageous source of retirement money.
Help your kids fight envy (The Gospel Coalition). Gratitude is a very effective solution.
Against the prosperity gospel (Daily Citizen). We would be wise to guard against this type of thinking.
Medical credit cards can be poison for your finances, study finds (CBS Money Watch). Unfortunately, doctors so not take an oath to do no financial harm.
At what age should kids become financially independent? (Fidelity). There’s no one-size-fits-all answer to this, but you don’t want to contribute to their failure to launch.
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