Finance Related Stories Worth Reading: June 25, 2013

Just because I spend a lot of time producing content for doesn’t mean I have no time to read stories written by others. In fact, this is something I thoroughly enjoy. Just like many others, any advice I pickup goes a long way in helping me improve my personal finances.

At, I take a different approach than other personal finance blogs. As you know by now, I publish a good mix of personal stories and interviews with professionals. Regardless of my approach, the goal remains the same: to share targeted advice with my audience.

With all this being said, here are five finance related stories I read today. You should think about checking them out, as these pieces offer some truly interesting advice.

Who puts 20% down on a house?

If you think everybody who buys a home is putting down 20% you would be wrong. Check out this story to learn more about the average down payment in your state.

Cheap bathroom renovations that help sell a home

Are you thinking about selling your home? If so, you may want to take on one of these bathroom renovation projects.

How to make a million dollars

This video is only a minute long, but you can learn a lot about what others consider the quickest path to $1 million.

12 Mistakes Start-Ups Make the First Year

Are you thinking about starting your own business? Are you a few months into your venture? You have a much better chance of success if you avoid these 12 first year mistakes.

How to Become CFO of Your Life

Are you in control of your finances or constantly fighting an uphill battle? In this article, you will learn how to become CFO of your life to ensure a better future.

Final Thoughts

With so much personal finance related content published online everyday, you may feel overwhelmed regarding what you should and should not be reading.

Hopefully you find one or more of these pieces interesting. All five of these articles opened my eyes and taught me a thing or two.

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