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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: 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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Profitable Ideas: Financial Happiness In a Tough Season, What You Give Up For a Coupon, and More

Weekly roundup of some of the best personal finance articles from around the web. All the happiness money can buy in the winter of Covid-19 (MSN). With our freedom to do stuff still very restricted, some good reminders about the most satisfying uses of money. Kristina Ellis won $500,000 in scholarships and graduated without student […]

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Profitable Ideas: When Free Isn’t So Good, Keeping Money In Its Place, and More

Weekly roundup of some of the best personal finance articles from around the web. Is Robinhood good for investors? (The Irrelevant Investor). The trading platform has certainly spurred a lot of debate. Personally, I love commission-free trading and have benefited from fractional share trading (via Fidelity). The problem, it seems, is that these benefits have […]

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Profitable Ideas: Teenagers Saving For Retirement, Your Digital Estate Plan, and More

Weekly roundup of some of the best personal finance articles from around the web. Meet the teens saving for retirement (Money). Some very wise young people understand that time is one of their most valuable assets. See also What if your kids had their retirement funded before they finish high school?   Don’t fear the […]

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