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Profitable Ideas: Whether to Give Your Teen a Credit Card, Pricing Strategies That Make You Overspend, and More

Weekly roundup of some of the best personal finance articles from around the web. Give your teenager a credit card? Some financial experts say yes (NY Times). Better for them to learn while they’re still under your roof than to figure it out when they’re on their own. Don’t wait for a life-changing event to […]

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Profitable Ideas: Millionaire Regrets, Avoiding a Guaranteed Way to Overspend, and More

Weekly roundup of some of the best personal finance articles from around the web. The five biggest millionaire regrets (ESI Money). When people look back on a long life or the accomplishment of a goal, their insights can help those who are still on the journey. 4 reasons parents don’t discuss money (and why they […]

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Profitable Ideas: Navigating Our Photoshopped World, Using Credit Cards Safely, and More

Weekly roundup of some of the best personal finance articles from around the web. The age of envy: How to be happy when everyone else’s life looks perfect (The Guardian). Some words of advice for living in our Photoshopped world. A new planner won’t change your life (Becoming Minimalist). The right tools can help, but […]

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Profitable Ideas: How to Tame Impulse Spending, Solomon’s Money Lessons for Today, and More

Weekly roundup of some of the best personal finance articles from around the web. Men spend more on impulse buys than women. Here are 6 ways to break the habit (CNBC). Good ideas for resisting the urge to splurge. Good information alone won’t drive financial well-being (UCLA). When it comes to managing money well, logic […]

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Profitable Ideas: ‘Anchoring’ for Profit, What Millionaires Drive, and More

Weekly roundup of some of the best personal finance articles from around the web. How ‘anchoring’ empowers this personal finance author to make better spending decisions (NBC News). Marketers use ‘anchors’ all the time. Create your own and you’ll save money. How to reclaim your time to focus on work that really matters (Fast Company). […]

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Fuzzy Math: What Constitutes a ‘Deal’?

Imagine you’re in a store thinking about buying a calculator that normally sells for $15 when a salesperson informs you the company’s other store, located 20 minutes away, has the same calculator available with a $5 discount. Would you make the drive? Now imagine the same situation with one exception: the calculator you’re considering normally […]

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Profitable Ideas: The 7 Deadly Sins of Personal Finance, Americans’ Top Money Regret, and More

Weekly roundup of some of the best personal finance articles from around the web. The seven deadly sins of personal finance (Get Rich Slowly). What would you add to this list? Teaching your kids to give their money away is one of the most important lessons  they’ll learn (Business Insider). Ideas for getting kids started […]

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Profitable Ideas: When a Sale Costs More, New Thinking on the Happiness/Success Equation, and More

Weekly roundup of some of the best personal finance articles from around the web. Who doesn’t love sales? There’s just one problem: they lead us to make dumb choices (Ideas.TED). Unfortunately, many of us have trouble determining how much something is really worth. Marketers know that, and love that. Tornados, hurricanes and earthquakes: What does […]

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