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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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Profitable Ideas: Secrets of Super Savers, What Science Says About How to Spend, and More

Weekly roundup of some of the best personal finance articles from around the web. The number one thing people with fat savings accounts scrimp on that you likely don’t (MarketWatch). Cancelling the daily latte will only get you so far. Here’s how to really free up some money to save. So, your adult child moved […]

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Profitable Ideas: When Buying a New Car Makes Sense, How 3 Simple Changes Added Up to $5,000 of Savings, and More

Weekly roundup of some of the best personal finance articles from around the web. Should I buy a used or new car? (The Simple Dollar). The math doesn’t point toward buying a used car as much as before. The obscure charges that utility companies add to your bill (ProPublica). Have you ever taken a close […]

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Profitable Ideas: How to Up Your Investment Game, Keeping the Financial Peace in Your Family, and More

Weekly roundup of some of the best personal finance articles from around the web. Why are we such poor investors (The Financial Bodyguard). How our brains, and our hearts, often lead us astray. The thing that’s probably blowing a hole in your budget (A Wealth of Common Sense). It drives more of your financial life […]

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Profitable Ideas: ‘Anchoring’ for Profit, What Millionaires Drive, and More

Weekly roundup of some of the best personal finance articles from around the web. How ‘anchoring’ empowers this personal finance author to make better spending decisions (NBC News). Marketers use ‘anchors’ all the time. Create your own and you’ll save money. How to reclaim your time to focus on work that really matters (Fast Company). […]

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The Three Expenses You Have to Get Right

Financially, I’m all about sweating the small stuff. Even though I don’t like the word “frugal,”  if you followed me around for a week you might describe me that way. I bring my lunch to work almost every day, reuse plastic bags, and almost always order water in restaurants. However, I’m also all about sweating […]

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Breaking the Cycle of Financing Vehicles

Our home may be our castle, but for many people, their car is an extension of themselves. According to a study cited by Juliet Schor in her book, The Overspent American, nearly half of all car owners see their car as a reflection of who they are. The belief that we are what we drive, […]

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