It’s Amazing What You Can Get Just By Asking

Everyone has heard the advice, “It doesn’t hurt to ask.” But my experience has been far better than that. Time and time again, I’ve seen that it often pays to ask. Just by asking, I’ve gotten fees waived, better tables at restaurants, lower prices on newspaper subscriptions, an iPhone 6 for $1 (back when iPhone […]

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Profitable Ideas: Best Investing Advice for Teens, Your Chances of Getting Audited, and More

Weekly roundup of some of the best personal finance articles from around the web. What’s the best investing advice parents can give teenagers? (A Teachable Moment). When it comes to investing, kids have an invaluable asset: time. What are the real chances your taxes will get audited by the IRS this year? (Money). In short, […]

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Is Fear Messing With Your Finances?

At the risk of sounding like Captain Obvious, we’re living in challenging times. The COVID-19 pandemic has upended life in ways no one could have anticipated, and it has brought fear into many corners of our lives financially and otherwise. It seems like an appropriate time for some reminders about fear. Time and time again […]

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