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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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Profitable Ideas: The Tipping Point, Best Password Protections, and More

Weekly list of curated personal finance articles from around the web. How much should you tip? 5 people share their habits (Time). Tipping has gotten complicated—what to do with the dreaded tip screen. Here’s how to cut your cable and cell phone bills (Fast Company). Make sure you’re talking with the right person, and other […]

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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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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? Didn’t the contents look familiar? Didn’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 […]

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The Happiest Uses of Money

If you want to know the secrets to happiness, you’ll find plenty of suggestions online. But there are quite a few serious studies on the topic as well, and one of the most authoritative is the Harvard Study of Adult Development. Some 85 years ago, the school started tracking and analyzing the lives of 724 […]

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Profitable Ideas: Your Money Or Your Life, How Young People Are Buying Homes, and More

Weekly collection of curated personal finance articles from around the web. Your money or your life (Of Dollars and Data). Helpful ways of thinking about what money is really worth to you. Millennials have found a way to buy houses: living with mom and dad (Washington Post). People may criticize this trend as a “failure […]

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Christmas — What’s Fear Got To Do With It?

We don’t usually associate Christmas with fear. We associate it with joy and the celebration of Christ’s miraculous birth. And yet, if you make the mistake of paying too much attention to the news, it’s easy to get all wrapped up in fear. There are wars, inflation, rumors of a recession — oh my!  So […]

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