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Profitable Ideas: Other Forms of Wealth, When Saving Becomes Hoarding, and More

Weekly list of curated personal finance articles from around the web. The five types of wealth (The Knowledge Toolkit). Some healthy new ways of thinking about what’s valuable. What is Service Line Insurance and Do I Need It? (Clark Howard). You probably get lots of pitches for this. Here’s one personal finance expert’s take on […]

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Profitable Ideas: A Tipping Backlash, Decluttering Your Finances, and More

Weekly roundup of recommended personal finance articles from around the web. “Tipflation” may be causing tipping backlash as more digital prompts ask for tips (CBS Money Watch). That awkward moment when you’re asked for a tip in a situation that previously didn’t call for one. See also, What your barista is really thinking as you […]

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Profitable Ideas: The Money/Happiness Connection, Protecting Your Home, and More

Weekly roundup of recommended personal finance articles from around the web. Stop asking whether money buys happiness (The Atlantic). Does more money bring more happiness? It’s complicated. How to know if a rental property is a good investment (The Long Game). A good starting point for an objective evaluation. Do I need to re-visit my […]

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Profitable Ideas: Science Says Less is More, Stop the Gravy Train, and More

Weekly roundup of recommended personal finance articles from around the web. Ten scientific studies that will encourage you to own less (Becoming Minimalist). For those who need proof that less is more. Your young adult children ‘may not want the gravy train to stop,’ but don’t let them ruin your retirement  (MarketWatch). It may be […]

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Profitable Ideas: Investing Time Well, The Hidden Cost of Cheap TVs, and More

Weekly roundup of recommended personal finance articles from around the web. Don’t just spend your time—invest it (Wall Street Journal). After all, it’s your most valuable asset. Distractions: understanding the biggest productivity killer (Lifehack). Pro tip: turn off 80-100% of notifications. Read also, Bob Goff on a less distracted life (Relevant Magazine). The hidden cost […]

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Shoring Up Your Walls of Protection

A prudent person foresees danger and takes precautions. The simpleton goes blindly on and suffers the consequences. – Proverbs 22:3 Flooding in Jackson, Mississippi, and far worse flooding in Pakistan. A forest fire raging near Los Angeles. It seems as though there’s always some natural disaster happening somewhere. I still get a feeling of dread […]

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