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Profitable Ideas: The High Cost of Giving Your Kids Too Much, The Best Use of Money, and More

Weekly roundup of interesting and helpful personal finance articles from around the web. Not everything gets easier (Liberty Wealth). Some good parenting advice related to the high cost of giving your kids too much. How much money do you need to make to buy a new car? (A Wealth of Common Sense). “Wealth is the […]

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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: Doing the Work of a Lifetime, Everyday Kingdom Investments, and More

Weekly roundup of interesting and helpful personal finance articles from around the web. The only way to do the work of a lifetime (Tim Challies). Taking duty from drudgery to delight. It’s hard to kill the stock market (A Teachable Moment). The key to 95% of wealth creation. How food banks succeeded and what they […]

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How To Truly Change Your Financial Life

Financially speaking, what are you trying to change? Are you trying to get out of debt? Earn more? Save more? Part of the process will probably involve gaining some new knowledge. And part of it will involve changing behavior. But getting to a better financial place isn’t just about knowledge and behavior. It’s also very […]

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Profitable Ideas: The Cost of “Free,” How to Raise Money-Wise Kids, and More

Weekly roundup of interesting and helpful personal finance articles from around the web. Low cost is better than free (Daniel Egan). “Free” appeals to our senses, but it usually comes with hidden costs. How to make up lost ground if you got a late start saving for retirement (A Wealth of Common Sense). It isn’t […]

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An Irrational Financial Act

Of all the things we can do with money, giving it away seems completely, utterly irrational, doesn’t it? After all, we work hard for what we earn. And after paying all the bills and putting a little aside for the future, there just isn’t anything left to give, right? Well, it turns out that generosity […]

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Lessons From the Mulch Pile – How to Save Money and Build Community Along the Way

Have you ever walked through your neighborhood on a warm day and looked inside other people’s garages? Don’t the contents look familiar? Don’t they look remarkably similar to the contents of your own garage? I’m not suggesting that we all start forming communes, but couldn’t we do a better job of sharing? On a memorable out of town […]

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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: You Must Be Present to Win, The Benefits of a “Buy Nothing” Group, and More

Weekly roundup of some of the best personal finance articles from around the web. The price of admission (Compound Advisors). To invest, you have to make peace with volatility. You must be present to win. Don’t overdo it (Humble Dollar). Frugality — too much of a good thing is not a good thing. Becoming a […]

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