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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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Innovative Approaches to Paying for Dental Care, Primary Care

When my wife and I moved to Kentucky four years ago and started going to a new dentist, I was intrigued by the payment setup. We didn't have dental insurance, so the dental practice suggested their annual membership
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Room for Improvement — Marriage & Money in America

In many marriages, money is a perennial trouble spot. Of course, irreconcilable financial differences are a frequently cited cause of divorce, but even among couples that stay together, staying on the same financial page
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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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Roundup: Delta Takes a Toll, One of the Most Complicated Things We Do, and More

Some of the best investing and personal finance articles from around the web. High-frequency charts show U.S. economy softening from Delta (Bloomberg). Is it a speed bump on the way to an even stronger recovery or
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Graduate-Level Lessons in Debt

In several recent articles, we’ve been looking at how well prospective college students and their parents understand the cost of college and the implications of student loans. The broad conclusion? Too many such students
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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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Now Available: A New Edition of The Sound Mind Investing Handbook

We're pleased to announce the new 7th Edition of The Sound Mind Investing Handbook, just released by Moody Publishers! SMI's founder Austin Pryor wrote the original edition of The Sound Mind Investing Handbook nearly
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Unclear About the Cost of College

A new study from Fidelity emphasizes some of the points made in our August newsletter article about paying for college. It shows how unaware many families are about the cost of college and the ramifications of student
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Money Roundup: The Overvalued Stock Market, Minimizing Regret in Retirement, and More

The good ol' summertime is waning fast. Enjoy it while you can! Grab a cool drink, find a shady spot, and relax with our latest Roundup. How overvalued is the stock market right now? (Ben Carlson, A Wealth of Common
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