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September 29, 2017

Smart Thinking On Investing – September 29

Smart Thinking On Investing – September 29

Smart Thinking this week kicks off with Ms. Financier, guest posting for Dirt Cheap Wealth, who explains that a cup of coffee a day won’t break your bank. Writing for Acorns, Chris Peach

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September 22, 2017

Smart Thinking On Investing – September 22

Smart Thinking On Investing – September 22

The Financial Samurai Sam Dogen opens Smart Thinking this week with a warning not to let your frugality lead to lifestyle deflation. Millennial Boss Julie explains the risks involved in buying cryptocurrencies. And

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September 15, 2017

Smart Thinking On Investing – September 15

Smart Thinking On Investing – September 15

Piggy of Bitches Get Riches heads up Smart Thinking this week examining the managed funds versus index funds battle. Author of High Fiving Dollars, Sarah Li Cain helps us master our emotions to

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September 8, 2017

Smart Thinking On Investing – September 8

Smart Thinking On Investing – September 8

High Fiving Dollar’s Sarah Li Cain kicks off Smart Thinking this week by asking if we are falling prey to certain money blocks. Bravely’s Kara Perez helps us deal with the emotional burden

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September 1, 2017

Smart Thinking On Investing – September 1

Smart Thinking On Investing – September 1

Bravelygo heads up Smart Thinking this week with ways to deal with debt payoff fatigue. Mr. Money Mustache reveals an unusual path to reaching wealth and early retirement. And the Financial Panther urges

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August 25, 2017

Smart Thinking On Investing – August 25

Smart Thinking On Investing – August 25

Stefanie O’Connell, in her self-named blog, opens up Smart Thinking this week with a look at lessons to be learned from the popular TV program, Sex and the City. Lesley James, guest posting

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August 18, 2017

Smart Thinking On Investing – August 18

Smart Thinking On Investing – August 18

The guys at ThinkSaveRetire head up Smart Thinking this week and they’re taking crap from no one about being able to retire early. Bason Asset’s James Osborne digs into social pressure and status.

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August 11, 2017

Smart Thinking On Investing – August 11

Smart Thinking On Investing – August 11

The Financial Panther kicks off Smart Thinking this week with a look at the earning potential of our side hustles. Writing for StockCharts.com, Gatis Roze compares drivers and investors. And Justin Castelli, guest

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August 4, 2017

Smart Thinking On Investing – August 4

Smart Thinking On Investing – August 4

The team at Money Nuggets kicks off Smart Thinking this week with a look at sneaky marketing tricks we should avoid. Zach from Four Pillar Freedom reveals the uncomfortable truth that comes with

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July 28, 2017

Smart Thinking On Investing – July 28

Smart Thinking On Investing – July 28

Heading up Smart Thinking this week, Ms. Financier of The Feminist Financier blog reveals her mortgage money mistakes. Four Pillar Freedom writer Zach examines the savings rate we need to reach Financial Independence.

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July 21, 2017

Smart Thinking On Investing – July 21

Smart Thinking On Investing – July 21

Cashville Skyline’s Kate Dore heads up Smart Thinking this week by revealing the key to mindful budgeting. Guest posting on Yes, I Am Cheap, Andrea Woroch helps us avoid purchasing mistakes. And Bravelygo

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July 14, 2017

Smart Thinking On Investing – July 14

Smart Thinking On Investing – July 14

Mary Beth of Workable Wealth opens up Smart Thinking this week with a look at how much money you need for retirement. Money Ning author, David Ning explains why index funds are your

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July 7, 2017

Smart Thinking On Investing – July 7

Smart Thinking On Investing – July 7

Sarah Li Cain of High Fiving Dollars opens up my 60th edition of Smart Thinking—Happy Birthday ST!—this week with how to deal with a pay cut. Zach of Four Pillar Freedom reveals how

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June 30, 2017

Smart Thinking On Investing – June 30

Smart Thinking On Investing – June 30

Nicole Dieker, writing for The Billfold, opens up Smart Thinking with advice from a quantitative analyst. Mel, the writer of Broke Girl Rich, helps us scale our personal finance mountains. And Piggy from

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June 23, 2017

Smart Thinking On Investing – June 23

Smart Thinking On Investing – June 23

Lesley James, writing for Money Nuggets, opens up Smart Thinking this week with a look at the best questions to ask a financial advisor. The Financial Panther reveals how to pay off ridiculously

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June 16, 2017

Smart Thinking On Investing – June 16

Smart Thinking On Investing – June 16

Writing for The Simple Dollar, Trent Hamm heads up Smart Thinking this week with a sharp truth about our finances. Zach of the Four Pillar Freedom blog explains how investment returns aren’t the

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June 2, 2017

Smart Thinking On Investing – June 2

Smart Thinking On Investing – June 2

Ashley Ford, for Refinery 29, kicks off Smart Thinking this week with a look at why millennial women are conflicted breadwinners. Zainabb Hull of Pension Bee explains why being organized for our retirement

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May 26, 2017

Smart Thinking On Investing – May 26

Smart Thinking On Investing – May 26

On Smart Thinking this week, The Millennial Budget’s Stefan Sharpe examines the benefits of being financially literate as early as possible. Paulette Perhach, the author of Fuck of Fund Monthly blog, reveals why

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May 19, 2017

Smart Thinking On Investing – May 19

Smart Thinking On Investing – May 19

Justin Castelli, author of All About Your Benjamins, heads up Smart Thinking this week with ways to change that negative mindset you may have about money. Sarah Li Cain, writer of High Fiving

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May 12, 2017

Smart Thinking On Investing – May 12

Smart Thinking On Investing – May 12

Smart Thinking opens this week with Barry Ritholtz, Chairman & CIO of Ritholtz Wealth Management, who examines the investing potential in Canada’s possible marijuana market. Colin Lalley, writing for PolicyGenius, reveals how to

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May 5, 2017

Smart Thinking On Investing – May 5

Smart Thinking On Investing – May 5

Alaya Linton of Hope and Cents heads up Smart Thinking this week with her perspective on how to overcome money mistakes. Becky Lang writing for Wit & Delight shares the financial tips she

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April 28, 2017

Smart Thinking On Investing – April 28

Smart Thinking On Investing – April 28

Smart Thinking kicks off with a look at being too poor for welfare by Tyler Hatch for The Financial Diet. Kara Perez, writing for Chime Bank, asks if you have a healthy relationship

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April 21, 2017

Smart Thinking On Investing – April 21

Smart Thinking On Investing – April 21

Of Dollars And Data head up Smart Thinking this week with a view on savings versus investing. Cullen Roche of Pragmatic Capitalism reveals why we feel anxiety over our success. And Ted Jenkin,

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April 14, 2017

Smart Thinking On Investing – April 14

Smart Thinking On Investing – April 14

Heading up this week’s Smart Thinking, Kristin Wong helps us have constructive financial discussions with our parents for Lifehacker. Brian Preston of The Money Guy Show demonstrates how to start and manage your

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April 7, 2017

Smart Thinking On Investing – April 7

Smart Thinking On Investing – April 7

In Smart Thinking this week, we begin with Dr. Cory S. Fawcett, blogging at The White Coat Investor, who teaches us how to become steady plodding investors. Sam Dogen, the Financial Samurai, hopes

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March 31, 2017

Smart Thinking On Investing – March 31

Smart Thinking On Investing – March 31

Kathy Caprino of Forbes begins Smart Thinking this week with a guide to recognizing whether you’re working with an expert or a fake. Author of My Money Blog, Jonathan Ping, suggests altering the

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March 24, 2017

Smart Thinking On Investing – March 24

Smart Thinking On Investing – March 24

Christina Wallace begins Smart Thinking this week with a perspective on the unveiling of the Fearless Girl statue on Wall Street on International Women’s Day. Charis Rebecca Brown reveals what habits debt-free people

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March 17, 2017

Smart Thinking On Investing – March 17

Smart Thinking On Investing – March 17

Kicking off Smart Thinking this week is Stacey, author of Creating My Happiness blog, who reveals that sometimes spending money can save you money. Money Nuggets walks us through finding the right debt

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March 10, 2017

Smart Thinking On Investing – March 10

Smart Thinking On Investing – March 10

Jennie Duong of The Origami Life heads up Smart Thinking this week discussing how to get your family talking more openly about money. Cashville Skyline’s own Kate Dore reveals why your scarcity mindset

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March 3, 2017

Smart Thinking On Investing – March 3

Smart Thinking On Investing – March 3

Stefanie O’Connell heads up Smart Thinking this week by asking if we should let money problems come between us and our partners in her self-named blog. Modest Money’s Spencer Mecham unlocks the keys

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February 24, 2017

Smart Thinking On Investing – February 24

Smart Thinking On Investing – February 24

The Thrifty Issue heads up this week’s Smart Thinking by suggesting original ways to live for free. Tonya Stumphauzer, author of the Budget and the Beach blog, reveals how we can stay motivated

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February 17, 2017

Smart Thinking On Investing – February 17

Smart Thinking On Investing – February 17

Mindy Jensen opens Smart Thinking this week with some hard-hitting reasons behind why you’re still “poor” for Bigger Pockets. Paula Pant of Afford Anything reveals the easiest budget ever. And Bravely Go’s Kara

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February 10, 2017

Smart Thinking On Investing – February 10

Smart Thinking On Investing – February 10

Sound advice from Money Nuggets kicks off my Smart Thinking this week, with reasons why you should have an emergency fund. Latoya Scott has compiled her ultimate financial checklist for millennials for her

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February 3, 2017

Smart Thinking On Investing – February 3

Smart Thinking On Investing – February 3

Smart Thinking this week kicks off with Fritz Gilbert, guest writing for Budgets Are Sexy, who explains how he became a 401(k) millionaire. Our Next Life shares their secret to having an adventure
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January 27, 2017

Smart Thinking On Investing – January 27

Smart Thinking On Investing – January 27

Latoya Scott kicks off this week’s Smart Thinking with her Life and a Budget’s approach to getting a month ahead with your income. Sarah Li Cain, author of High Fiving Dollars, shares how
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January 20, 2017

Smart Thinking On Investing – January 20

Smart Thinking On Investing – January 20

Heading up my Smart Thinking this week is Allea Grummert’s blog on being human and going over budget. Barbara Stewart of CFA Institute urges women to take the first steps to investing .
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January 13, 2017

Smart Thinking On Investing – January 13

Smart Thinking On Investing – January 13

In Smart Thinking this week, Erin Creates of Journey to Saving shares her money management system as an alternative to budgeting. Sarah Li Cain from High Fiving Dollars relates the story of a
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January 6, 2017

Smart Thinking On Investing – January 6

Smart Thinking On Investing – January 6

Heading up the first Smart Thinking of 2017 is Ben Casselman, editor at FiveThirtyEight, who reflects on what we can learn from 2016’s economic lessons. The Tortoise and the Gare from Be Awesome
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December 30, 2016

Smart Thinking On Investing – December 30

Smart Thinking On Investing – December 30

With Christmas behind us, we take a look at ways to be financially sound for the New Year ahead. Heading up Smart Thinking this week is Market Watch’s Shawn Langlois and his advice
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December 23, 2016

Smart Thinking On Investing – December 23

Smart Thinking On Investing – December 23

In this week’s Smart Thinking, in the run up to Christmas and looking ahead to 2017, I wanted to share Ben Carlson’s words of warning from his blog, A Wealth of Common Sense,
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December 16, 2016

Smart Thinking On Investing – December 16

Smart Thinking On Investing – December 16

This week in Smart Thinking I wanted to share Andy Hayes’ collected wisdom for saving money over the holidays, all from top personal finance bloggers, for Calculate My Wealth. Jennifer Streaks, blogging at
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December 9, 2016

Smart Thinking On Investing – December 09

Smart Thinking On Investing – December 02

In Smart Thinking this week, Barry Ritholtz, author of The Big Picture blog, has written a comprehensive guide to help you evaluate you need for a financial advisor—too good not to share! A
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December 2, 2016

Smart Thinking On Investing – December 02

Smart Thinking On Investing – December 02

In this week’s Smart Thinking, the Financial Panther explains what he likes about robo-advisors. Wallet Hacks’ Jim Wang shares the income streams of millionaires to inspire our own path to financial freedom. And
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November 25, 2016

Smart Thinking On Investing – November 25

Smart Thinking On Investing – November 25

Heading up this week’s Smart Thinking is a piece on the mindset you need to unburden yourself and pay off debt soon by the Financial Panther. Chris Reining highlights the difficulty of retiring
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November 18, 2016

Smart Thinking On Investing – November 18

Smart Thinking On Investing – November 18

Smart Thinking hits the ground running this week with Mr Crazy Kicks and his advice on what to do with your money. Black Enterprise’s Carolyn M. Brown explains the three habits you need
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November 11, 2016

Smart Thinking On Investing – November 07

Smart Thinking On Investing – November 07

Smart Thinking this week showcases Forbes’s Maya Kachroo-Levine article on what you need to know to prepare for retirement. Michael Rothstein for ESPN shares how famed Lions footballer lives on only 30% of
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November 4, 2016

Smart Thinking On Investing – November 04

Smart Thinking On Investing – November 04

On Smart Thinking this week, check out Chonce Maddox’s guide on Frugal Rules to how your job can actually save you money! Entrepreneur Chelsea Krost discusses how millennials are becoming a financially fit
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October 28, 2016

Smart Thinking On Investing – October 28

Smart Thinking On Investing – October 21

I wanted to head up this week’s Smart Thinking with a piece by Spencer Mecham for Modest Money on the three mistakes you’re likely to make as a beginner investor. Erin Lowry, the
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October 21, 2016

Smart Thinking On Investing – October 21

Smart Thinking On Investing – October 21

I wanted to kick off this week’s Smart Thinking with The Financial Diet’s Holly Trantham’s shrewd observations on what she could have spent her takeout spendings of 2016 on instead. Julie of Millennial
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