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Earth Day and Good Stewardship

I woke up today to the sound of a garbage truck making its way down our street. After scrambling to get our garbage out, I glanced at the headlines of the day and realized it’s Earth Day.
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Money Roundup: Take Another Look at Your 1040, Why Economic Data Is Often Mystifying, and More

We're bringing you the Roundup a day early this week. Tomorrow is Good Friday and our offices will be closed. Have a blessed Easter, celebrating the resurrection of our Lord. He is risen!
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Promises Made, Promises Broken: What Went Wrong With the Income Tax

"The Congress shall have power to lay and collect taxes on incomes, from whatever source derived, without apportionment among the several States, and without regard to any census or enumeration." – The Sixteenth Amendment
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In Pursuit of Better Savings Account Yields

In our household, we recently made some changes in where we keep our savings that I thought might be of interest.
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Roundup: A Proposed Tax on Investors, a Question That Gets Way Too Much Attention, and More

Here is our first-weekend-in-April roundup of articles on investing, personal finance, and stewardship: Sen. Ron Wyden proposes annual capital gains tax (Fiscal Times). Investors would pay a levy each year based on the
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Roundup: Social Security and ‘Unretirement,’ Don’t Overreact to the Yield-Curve Inversion, and More

Here's our weekly collection of helpful reads on investing and personal finance — served up a day early this week to make way for our DAA and Sector Rotation updates tomorrow. How 'unretirement' affects your Social
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Credit Card Perks Can Be Attractive, But Users Beware

Credit card “rewards” and introductory benefits can work to your advantage — if you’re a savvy card user. But being a savvy user may be harder than you think.
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Roundup: The Downside of an HSA’s Upsides, Why Boredom Is a Good Thing (for Investors), and More

Here's our just-days-away-from Springtime Roundup of interesting reads on investing, personal finance, and stewardship. Enjoy!
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Money Roundup: The Most Generous Givers, Getting Whacked by a Whipsaw, and More

Here's our first-of-March roundup of interesting reads on investing and other money-related topics. Enjoy! Less God, less giving? (Philanthropy). "Religious practice is the behavioral variable with the strongest and
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BulletShares: Good News for Savers and Bond Investors

Savers and investors have long had two options for the bond portion of their portfolio: individual bonds or bond mutual funds. Now a third option is available that blends the best aspects of
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