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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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Profitable Ideas: The Greatest Show on Earth, Measuring Wealth, and More

Weekly roundup of some of the best personal finance articles from around the web. Investing: the greatest show on earth (Collaborative Fund). One of my favorite financial writers has done it again. He has created a piece that’s well worth your time. A generosity philosophy (Calibrating Capital). A wonderful article about one of the most […]

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Investing Well When the World Has Gone Mad

Am I the only one, or does it seem as though Truth has taken a holiday? And doesn’t it look like his good friends, Logic and Sanity, went along for the trip? While I’m strongly tempted to veer out of my lane, I’ll do my best to keep this article/commentary focused on financial issues—in particular, […]

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Profitable Ideas: Keeping Money Secrets, Unequal Inheritances, and More

Weekly roundup of some of the best personal finance articles from around the web. 51% of millennials are keeping a major money secret from their partner: here’s what they’re hiding (CNBC). The ideal? Full financial disclosure before marriage, ongoing financial transparency after marriage. Should I pay off debt, save money, or invest? (Clark Howard). The […]

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Profitable Ideas: Inside the World of Influencer Marketing, How to Pay Less for College, and More

Weekly roundup of some of the best personal finance articles from around the web. Ultra-fast fashion is eating the world (The Atlantic). An eye-opening look at the world of influencer marketing. Americans take to ‘buy now, pay later’ shopping during pandemic, but can they afford it? (Reuters). Such plans have blossomed during the lockdown when […]

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Profitable Ideas: The Boring Way to Build Wealth, Great Advice for Young Investors, and More

Weekly roundup of some of the best personal finance articles from around the web. Bored, lonely, and confused: why it’s okay to feel lousy while investing (Morningstar). Despite recent appearances, Wall Street isn’t a casino and true investing isn’t gambling. How the stock market works (A Wealth of Common Sense). In an investing world that […]

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Profitable Ideas: You Must Be Present to Win, The Benefits of a “Buy Nothing” Group, and More

Weekly roundup of some of the best personal finance articles from around the web. The price of admission (Compound Advisors). To invest, you have to make peace with volatility. You must be present to win. Don’t overdo it (Humble Dollar). Frugality — too much of a good thing is not a good thing. Becoming a […]

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