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Profitable Ideas: Picturing Our Fascination With Wealth, Better Ways to Measure Your Life, and More

A weekly roundup of some of the more interesting and helpful personal finance articles I’ve read recently. Getting to the bottom of Americans’ fascination with wealth (The Atlantic). Twenty-five years’ worth of photos tell quite a story. Science says this one thing in your LinkedIn profile will make or break your chances of getting hired […]

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Profitable Ideas: Happy Spending, Mending is Better Than Ending, and More

A weekly roundup of some of the more interesting and helpful personal finance articles I’ve read recently. The ultimate alternative investment: happiness (A Teachable Moment). Some uses of money pay much bigger happiness dividends than others. Your superpower – not sucking at money (White Coat Investor). While I’m not crazy about the language used in […]

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Profitable Ideas: Online Shopping Costs More Than You Think, Looking for Travel Bargains in All the Wrong Places, and More

A weekly roundup of some of the more interesting and helpful personal finance articles I’ve read recently. How online shopping makes suckers of us all (The Atlantic). Online retailing is driven by very sophisticated science, and you are at the center of constant experiments. Cash is king no more (NY Times). Philosophical musings on our […]

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An Identity Theft Like No Other

Identity theft has become a common crime, impacting millions people each year. As bad as the problem is, about a hundred years ago, an identity theft took place on a far grander scale. Everyone’s identity was stolen. Amazingly, this huge heist didn’t make headlines, and it didn’t prompt any calls for greater security. In fact, […]

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This Ride to School Brought To You By…

As cash-hungry states look for new sources of revenue, several are now allowing advertisers to put paid messages on the sides of school buses. Currently, seven states allow advertising on school buses: Arizona, Colorado, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Tennessee, Texas, and Utah.  Six others are considering the idea: Florida, Kentucky, Ohio, Oklahoma, Rhode Island, and Washington. […]

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Can’t Build Savings? I Say, You Can

The New York Times recently ran a series of six essays offering various explanations for the generally poor job we Americans do with savings. One blamed the disappearance of defined benefits plans, which, without any conscious effort on the part of workers, provided a steady income in retirement.  That same writer dismissed the efforts of […]

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Reshaped by the Recession

The Great Recession has impacted all of us.  For some, the impact has been painful (think job losses).  But the financial downturn also seems to be fostering widespread personal changes that, if they stick, have the potential to improve our lives. U.S. News & World recently summarized some of the key recession-induced changes that researchers […]

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