The week's hottest personal finance stories, via Tip'd: Jul 27 edition


This is a round-up of the most popular finance links from Tip'd, the social site for financial news, in the past week. This week's stories includes a list of great video tutorials on investing, an explanation of why banking profits are what they are, and some interesting thoughts on a heady social question (why do we judge people based on their finances?).

Successful Investing: 10 Tips for Successful Investing (26 Tips)
Learn 10 things that can help you be a more successful investor. Read what people are saying about it.

Does Knowing Someone's Financial Situation Affect How We Think of Them (24 Tips)
Why do we allow ourselves to be influenced by people's financial situation? Read the comments here.

10 Excellent YouTube Videos to Learn About Long-Term Investing (24 Tips)
Learn a little bit about long-term investing with some hand-picked videos. Read what people are saying about it.

Borrowing From Big Banks - A Moral Issue? (24 Tips)
Is the decision to do business with big banks a moral issue? For me, the answer is a most certain and resounding "YES"! Of course, this won't be the case for everyone, but I sure would like to hear your point-of-view. What do you think? Check out the discussion.

5 Reasons Banks Are Profiting in a Recession (16 Tips)
Investors and consumers are still reeling from the recession, but the nation's big banks are posting huge, unexpected profits. Read what people are saying about it.

You can get more of today's hot finance stories at At Tip'd, the community chooses which financial stories go "hot" and appear on the homepage. The links above are those links which got "tipped" the most in the past seven days by the community members.

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