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Profitable Ideas: When Simple Living Goes Too Far, Why You Need The Least Cool Social Media Tool, and More

A weekly roundup of some of the more interesting and helpful personal finance articles I’ve read recently. Minimalists: Don’t give away the store (Donna Freedman). The book, “The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up,” has made de-cluttering all the rage. But as this well-written post explains, getting rid of stuff can go too far. Circulation: a […]

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Profitable Ideas: The Most Powerful Personal Finance Tool, Taking Frugality Too Far, and More

A weekly roundup of some of the more interesting and helpful personal finance articles I’ve read recently. I used an app to set up my first-ever budget and it changed the way I look at money (Business Insider). Nice first-person account of the benefits of using the most powerful personal finance tool available. Do you […]

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A Call for Truly Radical Wealth Redistribution

Of all the issues swirling around the Occupy Wall Street protests, the one that seems to have struck the most sensitive nerve is financial inequality.  It prompted one writer, whose article appeared in the Wall Street Journal, to accuse the protesters of calling for “radical wealth redistribution.” He didn’t define what he meant by “radical,” […]

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Money Lessons From the Royal Wedding

Amid all the royal wedding hoopla, did you notice what Prince William and his fiancée, Kate Middleton, have asked for in terms of wedding gifts? Since this is one couple that truly does have everything, they’ve asked anyone wanting to get them a gift to consider making a donation instead. The royal couple has set […]

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An Outpouring of Generosity

The tragic earthquake in Haiti has touched the hearts of people around the world, prompting donations of several hundred million dollars so far. Have you contributed to the relief efforts in Haiti?  My family is doing so through a contribution to an organization that our church has partnered with: Water Missions International.  There are many […]

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