Weekly Roundup 6

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Every week I come across some great articles. Here are some of the posts I feel you will enjoy reading as much as I did.

Are you an under-buyer or an over-buyer? Ms Steward from How we do Money explains why either is bad and how to find the sweet spot in habit spending.

It is important to teach kids how to manage money and grow up to be financially responsible adults. Allan from The Practical Saver has the 10+ Money rules that all kids should learn.

Considering that most of what we learn is school never applies to real life, is going to school worth it? Steve from Think Save Retire tells us why even though school is rubbish, it kind of prepares us for real life.

What makes a good travel blog? Matt from LandLopers pens down his thoughts on how to distinguish between a good travel blog and one that isn’t.

Daniel at the 8th Light blog writes about What it means to be an egoless programmer and why every programmer should strive to be one.

Can blind methods work for recruiting the best programmers? Ivan details his experiment on hiring someone using the blind method on LinkedIn.

Piracy is rampant in the Games industry. Pieter has a great article on Gamasutra why people in Third World Countries resort to piracyand how the companies can address these issues by using a carrot rather than a stick.

Hope you enjoy reading these articles as much as I did.