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How Much Should I Spend on a House?

Of all the spending decisions you make, housing is the most important one. It’s probably your biggest expense, so it’s essential to get it right. Doing so is one of the most important keys to being able to live generously, save and invest adequately, and live with financial margin and peace of mind. How Much of a […]

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Profitable Ideas: Identity Theft Comes For a Financial Author, When Renting Beats Buying, and More

Weekly roundup of interesting and helpful personal finance articles from around the web. How identity thieves took my wife for a ride (NY Times). Even if you do everything right, you can get scammed. How much is your time worth? (A Wealth of Common Sense). Not everyone can afford to do this, but if you […]

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Profitable Ideas: The Financial Question on Most People’s Minds, Buying Happiness, and More

Weekly roundup of interesting and helpful personal finance articles from around the web. How much should you have saved in your 30s? (A Wealth of Common Sense). “The entirety of personal finance can be drilled down to one question: Am I going to be OK?” Still paying for college at 65: a growing number of Americans […]

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Profitable Ideas: The High Cost of Giving Your Kids Too Much, The Best Use of Money, and More

Weekly roundup of interesting and helpful personal finance articles from around the web. Not everything gets easier (Liberty Wealth). Some good parenting advice related to the high cost of giving your kids too much. How much money do you need to make to buy a new car? (A Wealth of Common Sense). “Wealth is the […]

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Profitable Ideas: The Cost of “Free,” How to Raise Money-Wise Kids, and More

Weekly roundup of interesting and helpful personal finance articles from around the web. Low cost is better than free (Daniel Egan). “Free” appeals to our senses, but it usually comes with hidden costs. How to make up lost ground if you got a late start saving for retirement (A Wealth of Common Sense). It isn’t […]

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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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