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Profitable Ideas: Curbing Your Enthusiasm (to Spend), Raising Less Materialistic Kids, and More

Weekly roundup of recommended personal finance articles from around the web. Got the urge to splurge? 4 steps to overcome your overspending habit (Morningstar). Good tips, especially as we head into the Christmas gift-buying season. Why problem gamblers are suddenly emerging from the fantasy football generation (The Grid). Gambling problems start early. Distractions (Spilled Coffee). […]

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Profitable Ideas: How to Raise Non-Materialistic Kids, LinkedIn’s Secrets to Getting Hired, and More

A weekly roundup of some of the more interesting and helpful personal finance articles I’ve read recently. ‘I make myself rich by making my wants few’ (The Simple Dollar). A “Prime” lesson from what has quickly become one of the biggest shopping days of the year. Just two out of five Americans spent less than […]

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Do You Love Your Stuff?

Have you ever started a sentence with the words, “I love …” and then completed it with a description of something instead of someone?  For example, do you love your car?  A favorite pair of shoes?  Ben & Jerry’s Chunky Monkey ice cream? We’ve probably all told someone that we “love” something or other. However, […]

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