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Finding Your Financial Flow

Over the past few years, I’ve developed an insatiable appetite for financial literature. What you notice after finishing your 20th or 30th personal finance book

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Six Books I Wish I’d Read Before Starting College

I did very little reading the summer before I started college. I was focused on figuring out which roommate was going to bring the mini-fridge

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10 New (to Me) Finance, Frugality, and Life Books Worth Reading

If you spend much time at the Ames Public Library, you’ve probably seen me there at some point. I can often be found on the

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Book Review: ‘The Millennial Money Fix’

I am proud to say that I’m a millennial who fixed his finances. I went from deep in debt and financially illiterate to debt-free and

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Master Your Mind, Master Your Money

If you ever feel like you don’t have the first idea how to make money, or that you’re not good enough to make money, or that

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12 Non-Financial Books That Will Help You Cultivate a Mindset of Financial Independence

Over the years, I’ve written about many personal finance books that have been incredibly valuable to me and to many others in terms of helping

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#FollowFrugal: Where to Find Financial Wisdom and Inspiration on Social Media

From budget travelers to coupon clippers, there are compelling personal finance writers in every conceivable niche, save for maybe the ultra-rich (though it would be funny to

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14 New Personal Finance Books to Read in 2017

Some of the most important lessons I’ve learned about money have come from personal finance books. While reading Your Money or Your Life, for example,

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Deconstructing Dave Ramsey

Every once in a while, I find myself listening to streaming audio of Dave Ramsey’s radio show on weekday afternoons (I usually listen via NewsTalk

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The Personal Canon: Core Works of Art We Return to Time and Again for Inspiration

By Jon Gorey, Drew Housman, and Trent Hamm There’s something beautiful about the idea of refining an experience — that you can take the same walk to

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Book Review: ‘Your Playbook for Tough Times’

Despite the best intentions of those of us who write about money, most financial advice on the web is downright unusable for readers in financial distress.

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Nine Quotes From ‘Walden’ That Prove It’s the Only Personal Finance Book You Need

There are innumerable personal finance books stocking the shelves of bookstores coast to coast. I’m sure they all have useful bits of information in them.

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Enrich Your Life With These Four Financial Podcasts

I am a podcast fanatic. Once I realized I could listen to entertaining, thought-provoking, and informative audio shows whenever I wanted, and that they were

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10 Books About Money to Get the New College Grad

Spring brings plenty of reasons to celebrate – after all, it’s all about new beginnings, and the warmer weather brings weddings and parties galore. And with school coming

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If–

If you can keep your head when all about you Are losing theirs and blaming it on you, If you can trust yourself when all

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Seven Books for Building a Whole-Life Perspective Regarding Your Money

Several days ago, I wrote an article entitled Why I’m Ignoring the Stock Market Downturn that generated some interesting discussion, but I wanted to highlight

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15 More Free Kindle Books to Inspire and Entertain You

About two months ago, I wrote an article entitled 15 Free Kindle Books to Inspire You to Great Things. Here’s the scoop, from that original

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The Tricks of Financial Scam Artists

One side effect of being a personal finance writer is that you eventually wind up on the mailing list of all kinds of different financial