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Profitable Ideas: Minimalism in a Crisis, The True Cost of a Cat, and More

Weekly roundup of some of the best personal finance articles from around the web. Minimalism in a crisis (Becoming Minimalist). As we stock up on essentials, this is a good time to consider all that is truly non-essential.   Personal finance during a crisis (A Wealth of Common Sense). An action plan for anyone whose […]

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Profitable Ideas: The Easiest Investment Decision Now, The Morality of Shopping, and More

Weekly roundup of some of the best personal finance articles from around the web. When dollar cost averaging matters the most (A Wealth of Common Sense). If you’ve been making monthly contributions to a retirement account, the best decision you can make right now — and the easiest — is to keep making those contributions. […]

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Profitable Ideas: Your Check Will Soon be in the Mail, Not Too Late to Build an Emergency Fund, and More

Weekly roundup of some of the best personal finance articles from around the web. Stimulus checks: How much money will you get, and when? (CBS Money Watch). Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin says the checks could arrive in about three weeks. But first the House of Representatives needs to give its stamp of approval. Six smart […]

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Profitable Ideas: When Investing Gets Uncomfortable, The One Guarantee in the Stock Market, and More

Weekly roundup of some of the best personal finance articles from around the web. Everybody’s talking about it (The Irrelevant Investor). To invest, you have to get comfortable with being uncomfortable sometimes. Here’s what happens when you panic and sell your 401(k) investments (USA Today). In short, nothing good. Why you probably don’t want to […]

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Profitable Ideas: This is Your Brain on Market Volatility, Blessed Are The Recyclers, and More

Weekly roundup of some of the best personal finance articles from around the web. Don’t lose it (Humble Dollar). What happens to your brain when the markets go crazy. Blessed are the cobblers, recyclers, and thrift-store shoppers (Christianity Today). How should our faith guide us in a throw-away culture. You can afford that item you […]

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