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Profitable Ideas: Happy Money, A Lifestyle of Generosity, and More

Weekly list of curated personal finance articles from around the web. How much happiness can your salary buy? Researchers can’t agree (Wall Street Journal). “Money matters for happiness, but not enormously.” “No-buy pledge” catches on with TikTokers. Here’s what to know and how to start (CBS Money Watch). It’s a great way to become more […]

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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: Money-Saving Habits, Overcoming Your Fear of Investing, and More

Weekly list of curated personal finance articles from around the web. 10 little shopping habits to help you save money (No Sidebar). I especially like the sixth suggestion. Why you’re scared of investing (and how to overcome it) (Darius Foroux). To be sure, investing can bring fear. Here are some steps to help keep it […]

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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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Profitable Ideas: Startling Stats, The Tipping Point, and More

Weekly list of curated personal finance articles from around the web. 15 startling stats that show the unprecedented nature of our lifestyle today (Becoming Minimalist). A stark depiction of our consumer culture. The dark side of touch-screen tipping (BBC). I think we’ve reached a tipping point (sorry!) where everyone seems to expect a tip. God’s […]

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Profitable Ideas: Set It and Forget It No More, Generosity Done Right, and More

Weekly list of curated personal finance articles from around the web. Your ‘set it and forget it’ 401(k) made you rich. No more. (Wall Street Journal). The Journal’s advice? Lower your expectations. Hmm. Baby boomers are aging. Their kids aren’t ready (Vox). How are your parents doing? And what’s your plan for when they aren’t […]

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Profitable Ideas: The Price of Success, Random Acts of Kindness, and More

Weekly list of curated personal finance articles from around the web. The price of success (A Wealth of Common Sense). Life is a series of trade-offs. Knowing what matters more is really important.  The risk-taking activity that ‘helicopter parents’ should allow their kids to experience (CNN). It’s risky to encourage our kids to play it […]

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