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Should You Tell Your Teens How Much Money You Make?

There was an interesting debate in the Wall Street Journal recently in which two personal finance writers squared off on the question in the headline of this post.  In favor Manisha Thakor, author of “On My Own Two Feet,” among other personal finance books, favors full financial disclosure—not all at once, of course, but over […]

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Profitable Ideas: Celebs Shilling For Crypto, Establishing a Family Money Philosophy, and More

Weekly roundup of recommended personal finance articles from around the web. Why is Matt Damon shilling for crypto? (NY Times). Why invest in something you may not understand? Because it’s what brave people do? Ah, no. What fast fashion costs the world (Experience). It used to be that good stewardship meant buying what’s inexpensive. But […]

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Profitable Ideas: A Virtual Land Grab, Getting More Time and Money, and More

Weekly roundup of recommended personal finance articles from around the web. Investors are paying millions for virtual land in the metaverse (CNBC). To the uninitiated, this probably sounds crazy, but it may be the wave of the future. Five common obstacles to generosity (and how to overcome them) (National Christian Foundation). Are any of these […]

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Profitable Ideas: The Bull Market May Have Room to Run, Financial Education in Aisle Three, and More

Weekly roundup of worth-your-time personal finance articles from around the web. Is this the greatest bull market in history? (A Wealth of Common Sense). Good times (and bad times) can last longer than you may think. What do you think you should be paid? (NY Times). Navigating a tough interview question. See also, 3 better questions […]

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Thanksgiving Stories

This article is reprinted by permission from Sound Mind Investing. This Thanksgiving, many of us will gather with extended family to enjoy food, fellowship, and perhaps some football. It can also be a time of life-changing conversations. When my wife, Jude, and I became parents, we received some unusually helpful advice from our friends, Dick […]

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Profitable Ideas: Up Your Confidence Game, Our Consumer Culture Floating Offshore, and More

Weekly roundup of interesting and helpful personal finance articles from around the web. Want to sound more confident? Avoid these 11 words and phrases that make you look ‘weak,’ say grammar experts (CNBC). How we convey our thoughts can be just as important as the substance of those thoughts. We chartered a boat to look […]

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Profitable Ideas: When to Get Your Kids a Phone, Virtues of Virtual Wallets, and More

Weekly roundup of interesting and helpful personal finance articles from around the web. 8 reasons we have delayed (even further) getting our daughters phones (Eric Geiger). “When they get a phone, everything changes.” No such thing as enough money (Incognito Money Scribe). A beautiful post that puts much into perspective. Women may be better investors […]

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