This week’s picks for the best investing and personal finance articles from around the web.

A better way to tap your retirement savings (Wall Street Journal). A closer look at dynamic withdrawal strategies.

60% of Americans have to retire sooner than they’d planned (CNBC). Why you should be cautious about how long you’ll work.

Skimping on the splurges, even as a millionaire (NY Times). They don’t usually attract a lot of media attention, but the millionaire next door is alive and well.

Planning for diminished capacity and illness (SEC). An important—if unpleasant—aspect of later life planning.

These are the books Wall Street’s smartest people think you should read this summer (Business Insider). What’s on your summer reading list?

And from the blogosphere…

Don’t sweat the Fed: a U.S. rate increase won’t unsettle markets (Real Time Economics – a Wall Street Journal blog). Expectations matter, and everyone’s been expecting a rate hike.

The economist who realized how crazy we are (Bloomberg View). More favorable press for Richard Thaler’s new book, “Misbehaving.”

The Maleficent 7 (Above the Market). Seven reasons for all that misbehaving.

Staying out of your neighbor’s business (The Sketch Guy – a NY Times blog). Just one more reason to quit playing the comparison game.

Leading economists now lean left (Bloomberg View). It’s not only a dismal science, but a highly politicized one as well.

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