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Profitable Ideas: Startling Stats, The Tipping Point, and More

Weekly list of curated personal finance articles from around the web. 15 startling stats that show the unprecedented nature of our lifestyle today (Becoming Minimalist). A stark depiction of our consumer culture. The dark side of touch-screen tipping (BBC). I think we’ve reached a tipping point (sorry!) where everyone seems to expect a tip. God’s […]

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Profitable Ideas: Set It and Forget It No More, Generosity Done Right, and More

Weekly list of curated personal finance articles from around the web. Your ‘set it and forget it’ 401(k) made you rich. No more. (Wall Street Journal). The Journal’s advice? Lower your expectations. Hmm. Baby boomers are aging. Their kids aren’t ready (Vox). How are your parents doing? And what’s your plan for when they aren’t […]

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Profitable Ideas: The Price of Success, Random Acts of Kindness, and More

Weekly list of curated personal finance articles from around the web. The price of success (A Wealth of Common Sense). Life is a series of trade-offs. Knowing what matters more is really important.  The risk-taking activity that ‘helicopter parents’ should allow their kids to experience (CNN). It’s risky to encourage our kids to play it […]

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Profitable Ideas: An $80,000-a-Year Gamble, The Overindulged Child, and More

Weekly list of curated personal finance articles from around the web. Should I let my kid take an $80,000-a-year gamble on college financial aid with an early decision application? (MarketWatch). It’ll improve the odds of getting accepted, but it’s binding so make sure you’re all in. Credit bureaus announce big changes for credit reports (Clark […]

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Profitable Ideas: Finding Contentment in Our Consumer Culture, The Money Date, and More

Weekly list of curated personal finance articles from around the web. Can you be content in a culture of ‘never enough’? (Relevant Magazine). Good ideas for living with joy in our consumer culture. Screen time is contributing to chronic sleep deprivation in tweens and teens (The Conversation). One of many reasons to place limits on […]

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Profitable Ideas: A Lifestyle of Generosity, The Math of Car Ownership, and More

Weekly list of curated personal finance articles from around the web. Raising generous kids through a lifestyle of generosity (National Christian Foundation). “We taught the whole give-some, save-some, spend-the-rest thing, but I think the more important lessons were in how we lived.” See also, The cheerful giver (The Good Sense Movement).  5 things my parents […]

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