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Profitable Ideas: Paying Off $65,000 of Debt in 15 Months, When You Don’t Love Your Job, and More

A weekly roundup of some of the more interesting and helpful personal finance articles I’ve read recently. How I paid off $65,000 in debt in just 15 months (MarketWatch). Encouraging story, and note the importance of getting the big expenses, such as housing, right. All-star LinkedIn users are 40 times more likely to get contacted—here’s […]

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Profitable Ideas: Learning From Other People’s Financial Regrets, Simple Habits For Career Success, and More

A weekly roundup of some of the more interesting and helpful personal finance articles I’ve read recently. 5 real people share the money lessons they wish they’d learned sooner (Business Insider). What’s one money lesson you wish you’d learned sooner? Choose experiences over stuff, and maybe security too (Sketch Guy – a NY Times blog). […]

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Profitable Ideas: Biased Against Your Own Success, 100 Money-Saving Ideas, and More

A weekly roundup of some of the more interesting and helpful personal finance articles I’ve read recently. How Americans blow $1.7 trillion in retirement savings (Bloomberg). If you could just eliminate two behavioral biases… Why you need to write a will — even if you aren’t Prince (MarketWatch). You also need power of attorney documents […]

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Profitable Ideas: How to Avoid Raising a Spoiled Kid, Traveling Light (Through Life), and More

A weekly roundup of some of the more interesting and helpful personal finance articles I’ve read recently. Four ways to avoid raising spoiled monsters (Reuters). How a little tough love can pay dividends. Does your kid need an IRA? (Wise Bread). The author of this one seems somewhat suspect, but the advice is solid. What […]

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Profitable Ideas: Seven Habits for Wise Money Management, The Financial Board Game for a New Generation, and More

A weekly roundup of some of the more interesting and helpful personal finance articles I’ve read recently. Seven skills that will help anyone achieve their financial goals (The Simple Dollar). Daily habits that can make all the difference. Watch out for phishing scams in the final weeks of the tax season (Washington Post). In your […]

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Profitable Ideas: 50 Ways to Save, The Essential Key to Improving Financial Literacy, and More

A weekly roundup of some of the more interesting and helpful personal finance articles I’ve read recently. 50 ways to save $500 this month (Huffington Post). Looking to gain some financial margin? You’re bound to find a money-saving idea or two that’ll work for you on this list. Financial literacy: Just-in-time is the ticket (Morningstar). […]

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Profitable Ideas: Taking Market Turbulence in Stride, The Power of Social Indifference, and More

A weekly roundup of some of the more interesting and helpful personal finance articles I’ve read recently. This is how to stay in the market when stocks spin out (MarketWatch). Successful investing has much to do with how you respond to falling markets. How to take market turbulence in stride (Sound Mind Investing). How to […]

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Profitable Ideas: Keeping Up With The Lottery Winner Next Door, Saving On Your Next Vacation, and More

A weekly roundup of some of the more interesting and helpful personal finance articles I’ve read recently. Why you might go bankrupt if your next-door neighbor wins the lottery (Wall Street Journal). Really interesting research into the whole keeping-up-with-the-Joneses phenomenon. Life insurance made easy (Sketch Guy – a NY Times blog). A simple two-step process […]

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