Welcome to Thursday morning, Apexians. As you might expect, we have some money links for you today. Take a look!
Let’s start today with a podcast! Here’s Chelsea from Smart Money Mamas talking about why your money system needs to be as unique as you are. Preach!
Money toys, books, and games for young kids. [One Frugal Girl] — “My children learned about the value of money very early in life through books, games, and toys. I didn’t need to make it overly complicated in the beginning. The simple act of playing with money in real-world scenarios helped them understand the concepts without lengthy lectures.”
A case for claiming Social Security early. [ESI Money] — “Retirees with a long-life expectancy who follow this “claim and invest” strategy could clearly wait until age 70 to start their Social Security benefit as suggested by conventional wisdom, but would this necessarily be the optimal path?”
At the end of today’s stack of stuff, here’s a fun (but 47-minute long) YouTube video about identical strangers. Do you have an unrelated identical twin? Statistically, it’s likely there are seven other people in the world who look just like you. This piece highlights some of those crazy matches.
I’ll be back tomorrow for one last dose of money news this week. See you then!