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Getting Started With Investing
For help determining how much you may need for your retirement, figuring out your optimal asset allocation, adopting the best process for choosing investments, and choosing among your IRA and 401(K) options, read The Essentials of Investing. For college funding, read How to Help Your Kids Pay for College.

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Setting Financial Priorities: A Framework for Financial Success

It’s easy to make managing money more complicated than it needs to be. That’s because money isn’t just an objective “means of exchange” as the dictionary defines it. Money is wrapped up in our emotions – our hopes, dreams, and fears. And our use of it is strongly influenced by the many messages of our […]

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Profitable Ideas: A Lifestyle of Generosity, The Math of Car Ownership, and More

Weekly list of curated personal finance articles from around the web. Raising generous kids through a lifestyle of generosity (National Christian Foundation). “We taught the whole give-some, save-some, spend-the-rest thing, but I think the more important lessons were in how we lived.” See also, The cheerful giver (The Good Sense Movement).  5 things my parents […]

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Profitable Ideas: When Things Were Just Things, Investing’s Confidence Gap, and More

Weekly roundup of recommended personal finance articles from around the web. Remember when the things we bought were just things? (World). “Are we so attached to our past consumer purchases that we’ll flock to movies about them a couple of decades down the road?” Why tipping prompts are suddenly everywhere (Wall Street Journal). “I just […]

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