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Profitable Ideas: Making Your Home Winter-Ready, Easing Into Minimalism, and more.

A weekly roundup of some of the best personal finance articles from around the web. Your fall home maintenance checklist: 7 tasks to tackle before temperatures dip (Realtor.com). Summer ends this weekend. Here’s how to get your house ready for the colder days ahead. These 401(k) funds took a beating in 2008 — and it could […]

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Profitable Ideas: You Probably Don’t Know Your Number, 8 Low-Cost Home Improvements, and more.

A weekly roundup of some of the best personal finance articles from around the web. The number one thing Americans get disastrously wrong about retirement (Moneyish). Got a big ballpark number in mind? It’s probably wrong. The seven things I need to work on most to improve my financial and personal life (The Simple Dollar). One of […]

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Profitable Ideas: Your Wealth is Predictable, What Every Successful Person Knows, and more.

A weekly roundup of some of the best personal finance articles from around the web. The 5 things that best predict how rich you’ll be (Moneyish). Good things come to those who know how to wait. Is your employer’s retirement plan any good? Here’s how to find out (Quartz). All 401(k) plans are not created equal. Be […]

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Profitable Ideas: A Career Wake-Up Call, Making Money Work in Your Marriage, and more.

A weekly roundup of some of the best personal finance articles from around the web. Wake up! A record number of workers are ‘sleepwalking’ through their careers (Moneyish). The late Studs Terkel called it, “Making a dying.” If your career could use a wake-up call, this article has some helpful ideas. Strategies for wasting less food (Litterless). […]

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Profitable Ideas: A Brain Wired for Wealth, Lower the Cost of College, and more.

A weekly roundup of some of the best personal finance articles from around the web. Is your brain wired for wealth? (Jason Zweig). A long read, but worth the effort for anyone who wants to invest better. 6 ways to lower the cost of college (The White Coat Investor). That ACT/SAT test prep course may be well […]

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Profitable Ideas: Avoid These 10 Money Wasters, Save on Your Next Vacation, and more.

A weekly roundup of some of the best personal finance articles from around the web. 10 stupid ways you’re probably wasting money (MarketWatch). Lots of little things can really add up. ‘It’s my turn’ (The Atlantic – video). The latest thinking on raising generous, resilient kids. Unsure how your career impacts your kids? Here’s some perspective (Fast […]

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Profitable Ideas: Five Money Moves to Avoid, 30 Ways to Save on Your Water Bill, and more.

A weekly roundup of some of the best personal finance articles from around the web. Five money mistakes that can destroy a marriage (CNBC). If any of these issues are present in your marriage, it isn’t too late, but it certainly isn’t too early to start making some changes. ‘The market is rolling simply because it’s […]

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Profitable Ideas: Getting Amazon’s Prices Wherever You Shop, Money Rules, and more.

A weekly roundup of some of the best personal finance articles from around the web. 10 big chain stores that will secretly match Amazon’s low prices (Money). Want the item today? You might be surprise at which stores will match Amazon’s prices. Paying off student loans faster: A how-to guide (Magnify Money). The pros, some cons, and […]

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Profitable Ideas: Wealth is What You Don’t See, Cell Phone Cybertheft Protection, and more.

A weekly roundup of some of the best personal finance articles from around the web. Wealth is what you don’t see (Fervent Finance). This is one of the main messages from my favorite secular personal finance book, The Millionaire Next Door. Not so simple living (Becoming Minimalist). It’s interesting what gets uncovered when you get rid of […]

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