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Profitable Ideas: Retailer Pricing Tricks, Aligning Your Use of Money With What Matters Most, and More

The Target app price switch: What you need to know (9News.com). With Target’s app, prices go up when you enter the store. Since that story broke, the retailer apparently has updated its app, but as always, buyer beware. Parents: Stop worrying about saving enough for college (Forbes). Where college funding should fall on a parent’s […]

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Profitable Ideas: The Fifth-Grade Philanthropist, Closing the Bank of Mom and Dad, and More

A weekly roundup of some of the best personal finance articles from around the web. A 5th grader’s boredom while visiting her mom’s job led to $70,000 for the elderly in need (CNN). Inspiring story about the good that a young child can do. Discipline equals freedom: The difference between deprivation and depriving yourself (Get […]

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Profitable Ideas: The Lessons of 2018, Toward More Ethical Uses of Money, and More.

A weekly roundup of some of the best personal finance articles from around the web. The 10 most valuable financial lessons I learned in 2018 (The Simple Dollar). There are some good lessons for all of us on this list. The 10 best financial resolutions for 2019 (Forbes). I like these resolutions a lot (although […]

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Profitable Ideas: The Cost of ‘Ethical Clothing,’ How to ‘Frame’ Spending Choices, and More

A weekly roundup of some of the best personal finance articles from around the web. Here are 11 reasons we have an umbrella liability insurance policy (My Money Blog). It’s a lot of coverage for a relatively small cost. Do you have a policy? Is ethical clothing expensive? (Moral Fibres). Would you be willing to pay more […]

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How Much Should I Spend on a House?

Of all the spending decisions you make, housing is the most important one. It’s probably your biggest expense, so it’s essential to get it right. Doing so is one of the most important keys to being able to live generously, save and invest adequately, and live with financial margin and peace of mind. How Much of a […]

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Profitable Ideas: Sentimental Savings, Airbnb Scam Alert, and More

A weekly roundup of some of the best personal finance articles from around the web. Get sentimental about saving (Chicago Tribune). Advertisers know all about preying on our emotions. Here’s some interesting research about turning the tables and using emotion to do the right thing financially. More homebuyers are taking out mortgages that stretch them thin (Clark […]

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Profitable Ideas: What You Don’t Know About Risk, The Cost of a Long Commute, and More

A weekly roundup of helpful personal finance articles. It’s Hard to Predict How You’ll Respond to Risk (Collaborative Fund). Lots of implications here—from preparing for a bear market to charting a career path. Home buyer’s remorse: Why you get it and how to get past it (MarketWatch). Learn from those who’ve gone before you to avoid the […]

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