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How I Found Financial Freedom

“God paid a high price for you, so don’t be enslaved by the world.” – 1 Corinthians 7:23 I’ll never forget the day my parents invited me home for a little chat. They had started to sense that all was not well, and they were right. I was in financial trouble—deep trouble. My credit card […]

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Profitable Ideas: Keeping Money Secrets, Unequal Inheritances, and More

Weekly roundup of some of the best personal finance articles from around the web. 51% of millennials are keeping a major money secret from their partner: here’s what they’re hiding (CNBC). The ideal? Full financial disclosure before marriage, ongoing financial transparency after marriage. Should I pay off debt, save money, or invest? (Clark Howard). The […]

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Profitable Ideas: Inside the World of Influencer Marketing, How to Pay Less for College, and More

Weekly roundup of some of the best personal finance articles from around the web. Ultra-fast fashion is eating the world (The Atlantic). An eye-opening look at the world of influencer marketing. Americans take to ‘buy now, pay later’ shopping during pandemic, but can they afford it? (Reuters). Such plans have blossomed during the lockdown when […]

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Profitable Ideas: This Might Get You Audited, Building Wealth the Boring Way, and More

Weekly roundup of some of the best personal finance articles from around the web. 22 IRS audit red flags (Kiplinger). It’s always struck me as odd that people who give especially generously are more likely to be audited. Rationality in investing (Retirement Field Guide). Taking a long-term perspective will be better for your portfolio, and […]

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Profitable Ideas: Habits That Won’t Fail, Two Rules For Building Wealth, and More

Weekly roundup of some of the best personal finance articles from around the web. 5 common mistakes that cause new habits to fail (James Clear). Good insights for anyone with new goals for the new year. Two simple rules for building wealth (A Teachable Moment). “Simple beats complex in investing and life.” Those messy humans […]

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Profitable Ideas: What To NOT Do In 2021, How To Stop Stressing About Money, and More

Weekly roundup of some of the best personal finance articles from around the web. The year of the quitter. Seven things to stop doing in 2021 (Value Walk). A stop-doing list can be even more beneficial than a to-do list. More information is available about which college majors pay off, but students aren’t using it […]

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