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Profitable Ideas: Fight Fair About Money, Social Media and the End of Childhood, and More

Weekly list of curated personal finance articles from around the web. Does your child need to file a tax return this year? (Kiplinger). The rules are somewhat complicated (big surprise there, right?). Another reason to file is if they had earned income and contributed to an IRA (preferably a Roth IRA!). A helpful guide to […]

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Profitable Ideas: Your Money Or Your Life, How Young People Are Buying Homes, and More

Weekly collection of curated personal finance articles from around the web. Your money or your life (Of Dollars and Data). Helpful ways of thinking about what money is really worth to you. Millennials have found a way to buy houses: living with mom and dad (Washington Post). People may criticize this trend as a “failure […]

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Profitable Ideas: Logging Off, Making Your Last Smart Money Move Now, and More

Weekly roundup of recommended personal finance articles from around the web. How to log off (MIT Technology Review). To a great degree, social media is a distraction and discouragement—for us and our kids. See also, How to stop mindless scrolling (Business Insider). Too many employees cash out their 401(k)s when leaving a job (Harvard Business […]

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Profitable Ideas: The Golden Rule of Personal Finance, Getting Into College Without Applying, and More

The golden rule of personal finance (Best Interest). So boring, so basic—and also so rare and so effective. What actually happens to your donated clothes? (Bloomberg – video). Probably not what you assume. This school took away smartphones. The kids don’t mind. (Wall Street Journal). Amazingly, they all survived, and many became happier. A man […]

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Profitable Ideas: Handle Hard Well, A Bad Bet, and More

Weekly roundup of recommended personal finance articles from around the web. Handle hard well (Collaborative Fund). A great message for parents to convey to their kids, for investors trying to learn from this bear market, for all. Open enrollment: employees have big changes to consider—here’s what to know. (CBS Money Watch). What you need to […]

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Profitable Ideas: The Facebook Retirement Plan, Amish Money Management, and More

Weekly roundup of recommended personal finance articles from around the web. Don’t let Facebook ruin your retirement plan (A Teachable Moment). Beware the money-related ads that clutter your feed as you scroll through your friends’ vacation photos. 8 basic skills that can pay you handsomely (Better Humans). None of them require learning how to code. […]

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Profitable Ideas: The Best Strategy for Two-Earner Households, Inside the Modern Marketer’s Playbook, and More

Weekly roundup of recommended personal finance articles from around the web. 5 reasons dual-income families should live off one and bank the second (Money Ning). The best financial advice my wife and I got before getting married was to base our lifestyle on one income. 3 real estate lessons learned from our last investment property […]

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Profitable Ideas: Social Media Is All About The Sale, Mental Accounting, and More

Weekly roundup of interesting and helpful personal finance articles from around the web. Will TikTok make you buy it? (NY Times). Influencing is so yesterday. Now it’s all about the direct sale. What’s the best way to set financial goals? (A Teachable Moment). Think about one of your financial goals. What aspects of it can […]

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