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Profitable Ideas: Most Common Financial Regrets, Getting Better at the Game of Life, and More

A weekly roundup of some of the more interesting and helpful personal finance articles I’ve read recently. Most Americans have financial regrets, particularly about saving (Bankrate.com). You can avoid this regret by getting in the game with saving and investing. Five pro tips to nail an interview and land your dream job (Fast Company). The […]

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Profitable Ideas: Avoiding Older People’s Greatest Fear, Next-Level Financial Stewardship, and More

A weekly roundup of some of the more interesting and helpful personal finance articles I’ve read recently. Older people fear this more than death (MarketWatch). You can avoid this fate by starting to invest as young as possible. But read the next article. Cash investments for money you won’t need for 10 years? Ah, no. […]

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Profitable Ideas: A Shopper’s Manifesto, When to Make Big Money Moves, and More

A weekly roundup of some of the more interesting and helpful personal finance articles I’ve read recently. A shopper’s manifesto: These three simple questions are the key to quitting fast fashion (Quartz). Really good article. If you’re interested in learning more about the downside to the mass fashion industry, I highly recommend watching the documentary […]

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Profitable Ideas: Why You Have to Invest, Invisible Influence, and More

A weekly roundup of some of the more interesting and helpful personal finance articles I’ve read recently. You have to invest (A Wealth of Common Sense). If you listen to the fear-mongers, there’s always a reason ­not to invest. But with a proper, long-term perspective, “now” is pretty much always a good time to invest. […]

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Profitable Ideas: Put Your Finances to the Test, The High Cost of a College Victory Lap, and More

A weekly roundup of some of the more interesting and helpful personal finance articles I’ve read recently. Do you pass the financial stress test? (Bloomberg). Take a 20-question quiz to find out. The psychology of buying and selling a house (Wall Street Journal). A home is one of the most expensive purchases most of us […]

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Profitable Ideas: Paying Off $65,000 of Debt in 15 Months, When You Don’t Love Your Job, and More

A weekly roundup of some of the more interesting and helpful personal finance articles I’ve read recently. How I paid off $65,000 in debt in just 15 months (MarketWatch). Encouraging story, and note the importance of getting the big expenses, such as housing, right. All-star LinkedIn users are 40 times more likely to get contacted—here’s […]

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Profitable Ideas: Learning From Other People’s Financial Regrets, Simple Habits For Career Success, and More

A weekly roundup of some of the more interesting and helpful personal finance articles I’ve read recently. 5 real people share the money lessons they wish they’d learned sooner (Business Insider). What’s one money lesson you wish you’d learned sooner? Choose experiences over stuff, and maybe security too (Sketch Guy – a NY Times blog). […]

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Profitable Ideas: Biased Against Your Own Success, 100 Money-Saving Ideas, and More

A weekly roundup of some of the more interesting and helpful personal finance articles I’ve read recently. How Americans blow $1.7 trillion in retirement savings (Bloomberg). If you could just eliminate two behavioral biases… Why you need to write a will — even if you aren’t Prince (MarketWatch). You also need power of attorney documents […]

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Profitable Ideas: How to Avoid Raising a Spoiled Kid, Traveling Light (Through Life), and More

A weekly roundup of some of the more interesting and helpful personal finance articles I’ve read recently. Four ways to avoid raising spoiled monsters (Reuters). How a little tough love can pay dividends. Does your kid need an IRA? (Wise Bread). The author of this one seems somewhat suspect, but the advice is solid. What […]

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