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The Week’s Best Money Reads

ICYMI: This week’s best personal finance and career posts from around the web.

Three Ways to Think About ‘Is It Worth It?’ –NYT

The three things to ask yourself when you’re torn over spending money.


The Secret Shame of Middle-Class Americans –The Atlantic

Almost half of middle-class Americans live paycheck to paycheck.


Ten Things Never To Say As You Quit Your Job — Forbes

Commit to nothing.


Here Are Some Jobs That Are Definitely Real Jobs: “Bachelorette” Edition — The Billfold

A look at the deeply questionable occupations of contestants on The Bachelorette. “Hipster.”


A stranger was paid my student loan by mistake. Why could no one get it back? — The Telegraph

Banks are scarily incapable of helping customers who accidentally send money to the wrong accounts. Always triple check your account numbers when making transfers, y’all.

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The Week’s Best Money Reads

ICYMI: This week’s best personal finance and career posts from around the web.

Chasing Habits of Rich People Won’t Teach You About Success — Two Cents

There are good habits to be gleaned from the Warren Buffets of the world, sure, but what about when they’re totally unrealistic?

Don’t Know Where Your Money Goes? That’s a Problem — WSJ

Tracking your spending can be a pain, but not doing it may cause more harm than you realize…

Prince Needed a Will, but Maybe You Don’t — NY Times

Wills are a must for wealthy people with complicated estates and tons of assets. For many others, they might not be necessary at all.

“I’m Winging It But I Have Hope”: Top Freelancers on Freelancing — The Billfold

Writers Danielle Henderson, Devon Maloney and the Lemon Blog’s very own Anne T. Donahue have a very honest discussion on the difficulties, and joys, of making your money from full-time freelancing.

Expect Epic Lines at the Airport This Summer — CNNMoney

Low airfares + a recovering economy = Record long lines at airport security. Fun in the sun!

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The Week’s Best Money Reads

ICYMI: This week’s best personal finance and career posts from around the web.

 

Credit Cards Encourage Extra Spending as the Cash Habit Fades Away? NYT

Credit cards absolutely have their advantages over cash, but you’ll most likely end up spending more.

A Job Interview With the Whole Airport Departure Lounge? NYT

Job interviews in public places sound like a stress dream, but they’re perfectly legal.

The Best Mother’s Day Gift Is Free & Corporations Don’t Want You To Know? The Billfold

Skip flowers. Call your mom.

Aha! Why It’s So Important to Get an Early Start on Retirement Saving? WSJ

How much you need to set aside each month if you’ve put off saving for retirement…

Five Good Reasons To Quit Without Giving Notice? Forbes

Bye now!

Tech Interns Make Almost $125,000 a year? Refinery29

Ok.

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