Weekend reads: why 50 Cent went bankrupt, feds investigate the sharing economy, and more

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Weekend reads: why 50 Cent went bankrupt, feds investigate the sharing economy, and more

50 Cent claims he has a lot less – he filed for bankruptcy just this week. You Need A Budget explored why bankruptcy is not a problem of having too little money. Instead, bankruptcy is simply a failure to properly manage your money. If you've never heard of You Need A Budget, check out their blog and our review of their awesome software.

What else is there to read this weekend? Well, the federal government is investigating so-called "sharing economy" companies, J. Money shows us how he paid off his student loans, and what parents don't understand about millennials. Check out all of our weekend reads below.

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YOU NEED A BUDGET

50 Cents on 50 Cent’s Bankruptcy: Money Management is Not a Money Problem

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BUDGETS ARE SEXY

How I Paid off $46,500 of Student Loans in 2 years

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ARS TECHNICA

Watch out sharing economy, the feds are watching this whole contractor thing

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MONEY UNDER 30

What Your Parents Don’t Understand: 3 Ways The Working World Has Changed For Millennials

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BIBLE MONEY MATTERS

Essentials Of Selling Your Stuff On Craigslist

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THE PENNY HOARDER

5 Strange Ways to Stay Cool Without Air Conditioning

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DOUGHROLLER

Should You Get a Credit Card to Improve Your Credit?

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THE RELUCTANT LANDLORD

Don’t Lose Money by Selling Your Home for Down Payment Money