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Profitable Ideas: The Art of Slowing Down, Making Money a Blessing in Your Marriage, and More

Weekly list of curated personal finance articles from around the web. 7 simple steps to embrace slow living through minimalism (No Sidebar). I link to so many articles about slowing down and simplifying because I want to do those things! How about you? How your college major affects whether you have enough money for retirement […]

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Profitable Ideas: Raising Kids in a Consumerist World, How to Talk Money With Your Spouse, and More

Weekly list of curated personal finance articles from around the web. Your new $3,000 couch might be garbage in three years. This is why. (Wall Street Journal). Planned obsolescence is everywhere these days. How to raise kids in a consumerist world (Becoming Minimalist). Good ideas for helping our kids live in the world without becoming […]

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The Happiest Uses of Money

If you want to know the secrets to happiness, you’ll find plenty of suggestions online. But there are quite a few serious studies on the topic as well, and one of the most authoritative is the Harvard Study of Adult Development. Some 85 years ago, the school started tracking and analyzing the lives of 724 […]

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How to Fight Fair About Money

Every healthy relationship involves conflict. In fact, psychologist John Gottman, who has spent more than 20 years studying what makes marriages last, believes that “fighting . . . can be one of the healthiest things a couple can do for their relationship.” In his book, Why Marriages Succeed or Fail, which I highly recommend, Gottman […]

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Profitable Ideas: Finding Contentment in Our Consumer Culture, The Money Date, and More

Weekly list of curated personal finance articles from around the web. Can you be content in a culture of ‘never enough’? (Relevant Magazine). Good ideas for living with joy in our consumer culture. Screen time is contributing to chronic sleep deprivation in tweens and teens (The Conversation). One of many reasons to place limits on […]

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Profitable Ideas: Broke Lottery Winners, One Money Move for a Better Marriage, and More

Weekly list of curated personal finance articles from around the web. I do the reading skimming so you don’t have to. Why do lottery winners go broke? (Common Good). In many ways, lottery winners aren’t so different from you or me.  Ellary’s bake sale: how I’m learning from my generous child (National Christian Foundation). Great […]

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