Top Practical Personal Finance Posts from Week Ending 07/15

This post is a part of weekly assorted practical personal finance posts shared by others in the previous week. Last week’s links can be accessed here. If you have a quality post you would like considered for the following week, please submit it here.

1. How to save in a global destination like New York City as described by the Luxe Strategist (excellent overview).

2. Money Ning details the experience of buying a used car from a dealership.

3. Negative skew investments (behavioral finance).

4. Mebane Faber on why it usually does not pay to reach for an additional 1 – 2% in portfolio returns (missed from previous week, but excellent throughout).

5. If you can afford a vacation, you can afford to invest.

6. Solid home improvement advice from the Money Boss.


  1. Thanks for the shout-out! Very much appreciated! Also loved the other articles!