Personal Finance Roundup

Becoming Wealthy May Be Simple, But It’s Not Easy [Free Money Finance] “Even though the concepts behind wealth are simple, it takes hard work to put them into practice.”

Why You Shouldn’t Take a Counteroffer [US News] “Using another job offer as a bargaining chip may be tempting, but too often, it ends badly.”

Why Wall Street Hates the Lazy Portfolios Strategy [Smart Money] “The more you trade at Wall Street’s casino, the richer your broker gets.”

25 Things to Never Pay Full Price For [Wise Bread] “Here are 25 broad categories of items for which you should never pay full price.”

Secrets to paying for college [CNN Money] “A roundup of insider secrets from college counselors, administrators, and parents in the trenches.”