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Roundup: A Plan to Tax ETFs, Overlooked Aspects of Retirement Finances, and More

Fall is in the air! (Well, at least for a few days here in often-hot-in-autumn Kentucky — highs here will be back in the 80s soon.) Whatever the weather is like where you are, we hope you enjoy the first official weekend
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SMI on the Radio: An Overvalued Market? (audio and transcript)

As money loses value, prices rise. That's part of what's happening at the supermarket and in the stock market — as SMI executive editor explained yesterday on Moody Radio's MoneyWise Live.  He also spoke with host Rob
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Roundup: Never a Perfect Plan, Generous Giving During Retirement, and More

Here's our latest Roundup of articles from around the web. We hope you find these pieces interesting and helpful. Trading off (Jonathan Clements, Humble Dollar). There is never a "perfect" plan or approach. Everything
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A Prayer for Labor Day

Here is a prayer appropriate for Labor Day, from the pen of 16th-century French theologian and pastor John Calvin: My God, Father and Savior, since you have commanded us to work in order to meet our needs, sanctify our
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The Heart of the Matter

In The Sound Mind Investing Handbook, you're likely to find financial content unlike anything you’ve read before. That's because it's about much more than money.
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Roundup: A Very Good Year, Seeing All of Life as a Stewardship Opportunity, and More

Here's our latest collection of interesting articles from around the web. (We're posting the weekly Roundup a day early because a new issue of the SMI newsletter will be released online tomorrow.) A very good year in
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“Try not. Do, or do not. There is no try.” – Yoda

For most of us, change is hard. We may know we should change, want to change, and even begin the process of change, but then we fail to follow through. Here's how to make genuine progress.
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Money Roundup: The Year (So Far) in Charts, When Money Is No Object, and More

Summertime — and the living is easy. Or not. Whatever life may be serving up right now, we hope you'll find time to grab a cold drink, plant yourself in a shady spot, and sample this week's Roundup.
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The President: Our Nation “Must Not Sink Into a Pagan Materialism”

The president referenced above is President Calvin Coolidge. He was in office in 1926 when America celebrated the 150th anniversary of its founding. During a sesquicentennial celebration in Philadelphia, site of the
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Money Roundup: Revisiting Sell Decisions, Overlooked Tax Breaks for Retirees, and More

As we head into Independence Day weekend, here's our latest collection of interesting articles on investing, personal finance, and stewardship. Happy 4th (and 5th)! How should we judge the quality of a sell decision?
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