Every week, I scour the Web, looking near and far for helpful, interesting, or otherwise worthy-of-our-time personal finance articles. Here are the most recent 10 that made the cut.
5 reasons community colleges make sense right now (US News). This can be a tough sell for high school seniors intent on heading straight to a four-year school, so here’s some ammo for the argument.
Questions to ask on a college visit (NY Times). If your college-bound child is intent on going to a four-year school, this list will help you get the most from an exploratory visit.
HR secrets to acing your job interview (Bankrate.com). Good advice from those who sit on the other side of the interview desk.
8 financial red flags in a relationship (LearnVest). Like warning lights on a dashboard, these indicators should at least make you press the pause button before heading down the aisle.
Take your kids to the movies – for free (MSN). The price is right, even if some of the summer flicks can be found on DVD.
And from the blogosphere…
Good financial sense begins in toddlerhood (Being Frugal). Great ways to get your little ones headed in the right financial direction.
How to talk to your teen about money (Financial Wisdom With a Twi$t). Great ways to get your not-so-little ones headed in the right financial direction.
The power of saying “no” to preserve your retirement (Bucksome Boomer). A great way to deal with your all-grown-up ones so that you keep heading in the right financial direction.
American idols: how do you know if your heart is giving in to idolatry? (Bible Money Matters). Challenging questions designed to help us see who or what we’ve put on a pedestal.
What if my husband won’t let me tithe? (Crosswalk). One of the most challenging financial issues some couples face, along with some well-informed (and somewhat controversial) advice. Especially curious to hear your thoughts on this one.
Got a question or a response to any of the above? Be sure to leave a comment.
By Matt Bell
Matt Bell is Sound Mind Investing’s Associate Editor. He is the author of three personal finance books published by NavPress, leads workshops at churches and universities throughout the country, and has been quoted in USA TODAY, U.S. News & World Report, and many other media outlets.