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Profitable Ideas: Making Your Holidays More Meaningful, How Black Friday Can Help You Save All Year, and More.

A weekly roundup of some of the best personal finance articles from around the web. Save money this holiday (while creating a closer family) (Kiplinger). Good ideas for making your holidays more meaningful. A long and cold November (Medium). For investors, it’s been a tough stretch. It can be jarring, especially since things have been so smooth […]

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Profitable Ideas: Your Wealth is Predictable, What Every Successful Person Knows, and more.

A weekly roundup of some of the best personal finance articles from around the web. The 5 things that best predict how rich you’ll be (Moneyish). Good things come to those who know how to wait. Is your employer’s retirement plan any good? Here’s how to find out (Quartz). All 401(k) plans are not created equal. Be […]

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Profitable Ideas: 9 ‘Secret’ Costco Perks, Invisible Credit Cards, and More

A weekly roundup of some of the more interesting and helpful personal finance articles I’ve read recently. This increasingly commonplace habit could be dangerous for your finances (MarketWatch). We’re automating more of our spending. Savings? Not so much. College’s hidden costs: What the admissions office doesn’t tell you (Washington Post). Take everything you know about […]

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Profitable Ideas: Stop Being So Financially Annoying, A Must-Read For Anyone Who Rents Cars, and More

A weekly roundup of some of the more interesting and helpful personal finance articles I’ve read recently. 7 money habits that annoy your spouse (CBS Money Watch). Little financial changes that could make a big difference in your marriage. Spectacular advice (Slate). Warby Parker’s co-founder and co-CEO on productivity, making a difference, and always being […]

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A Degree in Debt

College seniors who graduated last year owed an average of $24,000 in student loans.  That figure, as reported by CNNMoney.com, comes from The Project on Student Debt, which analyzed student loan debt at more than 1,000 public and private four-year schools. Using some common assumptions, paying off $24,000 in student loan debt over 10 years […]

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The Hard Lessons of a College Education

Student loan defaults are rising, according to an article in the Washington Post. A quarter of a million student loans went into default in the Education Department’s most recent period. Some blame high interest rates on student loans. However, a survey by student loan provider Sallie Mae and Gallup identified another factor in the high […]

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New Ways to Pay Off Student Loans

For those struggling under the weight of too much student loan debt, some new forms of relief are now available. Those working in low-income fields may be eligible for an Income-Based Repayment Plan, which became available the first of this month. An article on Kiplinger.com used an example of someone making $20,000 per year with […]

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New Ways to Pay Off Student Loans

For those struggling under the weight of too much student loan debt, some new forms of relief are now available. Those working in low-income fields may be eligible for an Income-Based Repayment Plan, which became available the first of this month. An article on Kiplinger.com used an example of someone making $20,000 per year with […]

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