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The NextGen Wealth Weekly Roundup September 27, 2019

Welcome to the weekly roundup where I share with you interesting articles from across the web. I hope you enjoy and absolutely feel free to share and pass along.

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Hello everyone and welcome to another edition of the NextGen Wealth Weekly Roundup. Hope you’re having a great week! THE NEXTGEN WEALTH WEEKLY ROUNDUP 9 27 2019

It's definitely been a bit of a rocky road for stocks this week. However, today they were mostly up, in anticipation of the U.S. and China trade talks coming up, but it looks like those gains have slowly faded away. At least there has been an ease in the tension the last few weeks in the trade war...but that's probably just because things have kind of gone silent.
 
As for us consumers, we boosted our spending by .1% in August, which is the smallest gain made in six months. This is even after we have seen incomes rise. Hey, that means we're using that extra money save or pay off debt. Which, is good for us as consumers but not so much for the growth of the economy.
 
Personal income rates are up .4%, which is up from just a small gain in the previous month. We, as consumers, are currently the key driver of the economy, as businesses have cut their investment spending, so the slow increase in spending has made an impact. 
 
My two cents: keep saving and paying down debt!

So enough of my commentary, let’s jump in and check out some of the best articles I ran across from the past week. Enjoy the weekend and find some time to relax.

10 Quick Ways To Earn Extra Christmas Money

First up, we turn to The Money Family with some helpful ways to earn some extra money for the Christmas season. Money can be tight around the holidays for many families and can turn into stress and anxiety. These are some side gigs to set aside some extra money this Christmas. 

10 Quick Ways to Earn Extra Christmas Money

I know you're wondering why in the heck are we talking about Christmas already. Kids just went back to school! Christmas is expensive for many families and can create a lot of stress when those expenses turn into a credit

You Might Be Paying More Than You Need To For Your Apple Music Subscription

Next up, we turn to Time In The Market with a look at how you may be overpaying for your Apple Music subscription. The way they lay out their subscriptions hides the lower-priced option, which could be fooling a lot of people. Time in the Market shares information to be sure you’re getting the best deal. 

You Might be Paying More Than You Need to for Your Apple Music subscription - Time In the Market

I love Apple Music. I've had an Apple Music subscription for a while now. Apple has gotten my $9.99 plus tax every month. It's no wonder their services division has grown so much! It's a product that allows you to listen to all the music you want for one low price.

Scarcity vs Abundance Mindset – Which Do You Have?

Next up, we turn to Debt Free Doctor with a look at different mindsets and how it can affect our personal and professional life. The type of mindset we have can either have a positive or negative effect on how we live our lives and how we can grow. Continue reading for more information on a scarcity mindset vs an abundance mindset and how you can adjust your own.

Scarcity vs Abundance Mindset - Which Do You Have? - Debt Free Dr.

I recently attended Mark and Tamiel Kenney's Think Multifamily Fire Summit event in Dallas and was able to connect with some really great, forward thinking people. As a side note, it was also fun watching LSU play Texas with a bunch of rowdy Texas fans (including The Real Estate Physician), especially since us Tiger fans came out on top.

24 Best Online Tutoring Jobs Hiring in 2019 (Earn $20 to $100+/Hour)

In our final read of the week, we turn to Your Money Geek with some options for online tutoring jobs that can be done from your home. More and more people are looking for ways they can make an income without leaving their house, and one of those ways is tutoring. Especially if you have previous teaching experience, these job opportunities might be a good option for you. 

24 Best Online Tutoring Jobs Hiring in 2019 (Earn $20 to $100+/Hour)

In this guide, we will help you find the best online tutoring jobs for 2019, and provide you with some tools and resources to ensure you are a success. If you were a child of the '90s or early 2000s, academic tutoring was an exhausting process.

Things We Were Up To This Week

How to Create An Inheritance Plan With Your Parents

Long term financial planning is not an easy task. You have to consider a myriad of potential setbacks, changes and opportunities that will arise over an extended time period. It can be exhausting to map out your plans, but still more draining to do what you need to do when sticking to those plans.

How to Get the Most Bang for Your Buck with Investment Properties

Whether you're a first-time real estate investor or an experienced veteran, you can always do a little bit more to maximize profit in your investment properties. Here's how you can get the most bang for your buck. One of the most common types of investment properties are fix-and-flip properties.

Wrap Up

Enjoy the weekend and spend time with family and friends. Take a break from work and give your mind some well-deserved rest from the long week. Cherish the time you have with your family and I guarantee it will make your life much happier!

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