Today in Money News

I love searching the Google news tab for “money,” because it turns up the best stories. Here are three:

Will Dorm-Style Living Become the Next Hot Housing Trend?

Bunking with other adults might not be just for college students.

Let’s Throw Some Money At Our Problems: July 2017 Monthly Check-In

It’s time to check in on our debt payments and savings goals again.

I’m Beginning to Hate My Grocery Deals App

Why does it always have deals for EXACTLY what I’m planning to buy?

Turns Out Robot Financial Advisers Can Have Biases Too

Especially when revenue-sharing is involved.

Friday Estimate

Happy Friday! Another week has gone by and it is time to estimate our weekend spending.

You Should Be Making $200,000 by 40

But making $80K is fine. Or $75K.

Farewell, Knitting Life

Six months of trying to learn to knit.

Mint’s Graphs Show Me Exactly When I Started Cutting Back on My Spending

You don’t even need the actual numbers.

RIP, Beer

Millennials killed you.

Why I Quit Using “Plastic Money”

And how I’ve become much more cognizant about how I spend it.

Do 1 Thing and Vouch You’ll Complete It

It’s Thursday, which means it’s time to Do 1 Thing.

More Political Decisions That Affect Our Ability to Earn and Save Money

Healthcare, overtime pay, and the ban on transgender people in the military.

Halfway and Half-Assed: Loyalty Cards I Have Neglected

I have six Hale & Hearty cards at the bottoms of old purses.

We’re Happier if We Pay Someone Else to Do Our Chores

A new study asks why people don’t just “buy free time.”

“You Don’t Have to Invest the Money”

Another expert argues for cash liquidity… so you can use your cash to take risks that might out-earn the market.

Halfway to Financial Freedom

$14,000 is all that stands between me and freedom.

Question Wednesday

What kind of questions are on your mind this morning?

So Here’s Where We Are With Healthcare

Since that’s the only thing anyone’s talking about right now.

Socially Responsible Investing: A Conversation With a Financial Adviser

Socially responsible investments are out there if you do your research.

Am I Spending More Money on Groceries Now That I’m Using My Grocery Deals App?

Yes. But not by much, and I’m building a stockpile of food and toiletries.

What Happens When You Introduce Money to a Culture That’s Never Used It?

Everything changes.

The Cost of Living Alone and Liking It

Modeling my life after a 1930s advice book.

Share Your Success Tuesday

It’s Tuesday, which means it’s time to share our recent financial successes.

What’s Your Financial Goal for This Week?

It’s Monday, which means it’s time to set some financial goals for the week.