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How to negotiate a remote work agreement.

Good morning, my friends, and welcome to another installment of Apex Money. As always, we’ve got some great money stories from around the web. Let’s dive in.

How to negotiate a remote work agreement. [Modest Millionaires] — “The very first thing you will want to focus on prior to negotiating a remote work agreement is identifying the data that can play in your favor and demonstrate to your employer that agreeing to this will be beneficial for them.”

Geo-arbitrage tools and resources. [Accidental Fire] — I’m a long-time fan of Dave’s blog at Accidental Fire, but I learned only today that he maintains an excellent page filled with tools and resources for those looking to choose where to live based on maximizing the value of their money. Because Kim and I are looking to do exactly this, I’m going to spend some time exploring this page.

Federal Reserve explores “once in a century” bid to remake U.S. dollar. [Politico] — “The Federal Reserve is taking what may be the first significant step toward launching its own virtual currency, a move that could shake up banks, give millions of low-income Americans access to the financial system and fortify the dollar’s status as the world’s reserve currency.”

Everything we know about sleep and how it affects your health and brain. [BBC Science Focus] — “Insufficient sleep is fast becoming one of the most significant lifestyle factors that may influence whether you go on to develop the form of dementia we call Alzheimer’s disease. It is an area of research my team and I have been fortunate to do a lot of work in.” This article is long, interesting, and comprehensive.

That’s all for today. We’ll be back tomorrow with more great stuff. See you then!