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Here’s what we wanted to share with you this week.
9 Ways to Teach Your Children About Contentment in a Consumer-Driven World. [Money Savvy Mamma] — “We have access to too much information. We have too many options for what to stream and watch. We have endless podcasts and audiobooks to listen to. YouTube provides us with unlimited videos of everyday experts on every topic imaginable. We can be constantly entertained, educated, enlightened and engaged.” (Submitted by Tarsha.)
Perfect is the Enemy of Good. [A Wealth of Common Sense] — “When it comes to income it’s not how much you make that determines your feelings towards money; it’s how much you make relative to those around you.” (Submitted by J. Money.)
Why Did We Care? 10 Things We Let Go of As We Age [Partners in Fire] – “One of the most significant benefits of getting older is realizing what matters and what doesn’t. Some of the things we cared so much about as kids seem unimportant as we age, making us wonder why we ever even bothered in the first place.” (Submitted by Jim Wang.)
The Best Debit Cards for Kids. [Family Money Adventure] — “Debit cards for kids are helpful financial literacy tools for teaching your children about money management. Cards are typically either tied to a checking account or are reloadable prepaid cards. The best debit cards for kids offer tools and features useful for children to learn money management skills. They also include monitoring and parent-control features so parents can protect their kids from making bad money decisions. There are free debit cards for kids, prepaid debit cards for teens, and other options to choose from.” (Submitted by Tarsha.)
The Proven Path to Doing Unique and Meaningful Work [James Clear] – “I write frequently about how mastery requires consistency. That includes ideas like putting in your reps, improving your average speed, and falling in love with boredom. These ideas are critical, but The Helsinki Bus Station Theory helps to clarify and distinguish some important details that often get overlooked.” (Submitted by Jim Wang.)