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The Daily Mix – Monday, June 3, 2019

The Daily Mix – Monday, June 3, 2019

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Our goal at The Money Mix is to bring you the latest and greatest money and financial news, stories, and articles from the top bloggers and sites in the personal finance world! We also want to share the love with the many talented personal finance writers out there by sending as much traffic as possible to their sites.

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Also: We have a big announcement today. Going forward, the winner of the monthly Money Mix votes will be automatically entered for a chance to win a Plutus award for producing the best piece of content for the year. Here’s how it works:

  • Monday through Thursday, you’ll get four new articles up for vote
  • On Friday, the winners of the M-TH votes will be voted on again to reveal a weekly winner
  • On the last Saturday of the month, the weekly winners are put up for a final vote to select the monthly “Best Content” winner

All monthly winners will be automatically entered into the Plutus Award competition for a People’s Choice award for the best content of the year.

Here are Today’s Best Posts:


I Drive a $5,000 Kia & We Are In The Top 10% (Financial Awareness)

Don’t misinterpret what I am about to say…. But we drive $5,000 Kias and my wife and I’s combined household income is in the top 10%. Now, you might be asking yourself what does that have to do with anything ? A lot actually. Because when it comes to money, financial awareness and honesty is everything.


Changing Our Family Tree: 6 Ways We’re Working to Give Our Kids a Better Life – My Best Friend The Money Guy

My family tree I love my family members. All of them. That’s one of the reasons I love doing genealogy. Modern technology is making this research easier than ever to trace your roots. It’s an incredible journey through time and along the way you learn some amazing things about your heritage.


Should I charge my child rent? (the pros and cons) – Cashflow Cop

I stumbled upon a Reddit thread the other week which got me thinking: Should we charge our children rent? As financial independence seekers, it would seem obvious to charge our children rent. It might seem like a ruthless side-hustle, but hear me out here.

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I’m Not A Pothead But I Might Be A Burnout – Accidental Fire

The big work related news of the week is the World Health Organization has now officially listed burnout as an “occupational syndrome”. In the eleventh edition of the agency’s manual called the International Classification of Diseases (ICD), the WHO claims that burnout is due solely to “chronic workplace stress” and “should not be applied to describe experiences in other areas of life.”


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