11.30.06

Building a Better Blog

Would you like this entire series in a convenient downloadable PDF? Check it out! The Simple Dollar is running a special series on building a

11.30.06

20 Tips On How To Survive With Very Little Money

At a certain point in my young adult life, I reached a crossroads of intense poverty. Although I was working and going to school, I

11.30.06

Investing For A Child’s Future

As I read Make Your Kid A Millionaire this week, I found myself stunned at the huge amounts of money that the book assumes that

11.30.06

Saving Money For A Rainy Day

I have a “rainy day” fund that I don’t include in any of my normal financial calculations. It just sits there, quietly accumulating small deposits

11.30.06

#14: Paying for College

This is part of a series in which we re-evaluate Money Magazine’s “25 Rules To Grow Rich By”. One “rule” will be re-evaluated each weekday

Make Your Kid A Millionaire: Age Thirteen to Adulthood

This week, The Simple Dollar is conducting a detailed review of Kevin McKinley’s Make Your Kid A Millionaire. This title focuses on the role parents

11.29.06

#13: Emergency Funds

This is part of a series in which we re-evaluate Money Magazine’s “25 Rules To Grow Rich By”. One “rule” will be re-evaluated each weekday

Make Your Kid A Millionaire: Ages Seven to Twelve

This week, The Simple Dollar is conducting a detailed review of Kevin McKinley’s Make Your Kid A Millionaire. This title focuses on the role parents

The Simple Dollar Morning Roundup: New Laptop Edition

I finally bit the bullet and ordered a new laptop. 2.0 Ghz Core 2 Duo with 2 GB RAM, 256 MB video RAM, and a

11.28.06

Five Questions to Ask Yourself Before Buying a Car (And One After Buying)

If you’re going through the process of buying an automobile (as I am right now), there are many thoughts that are likely to pass through

Explaining Simple Interest, Compound Interest, APR, and APY

Recently, my niece was trying to calculate how much money would be in her savings account in six months. She was using the APY as

11.28.06

#12: Proportional Savings

This is part of a series in which we re-evaluate Money Magazine’s “25 Rules To Grow Rich By”. One “rule” will be re-evaluated each weekday

Make Your Kid A Millionaire: Prebirth Through 6 Years

This week, The Simple Dollar is conducting a detailed review of Kevin McKinley’s Make Your Kid A Millionaire. This title focuses on the role parents

11.27.06

Curing Writer’s Block – And Other Mental Blocks

GolbGuru over at Money, Matter, and More Musings recently asked me how I’m able to consistently post so much material on a daily basis and

11.27.06

PayPerPost, Paris Hilton, and Violating the Trust Between You and Me

Recently, I’ve seen several personal finance blogs jump on the pay per post bandwagon. Also recently, I’ve found myself deleting several blogs from my daily

11.27.06

#11: Building Knowledge

This is part of a series in which we re-evaluate Money Magazine’s “25 Rules To Grow Rich By”. One “rule” will be re-evaluated each weekday

Make Your Kid A Millionaire: Overview

This week, The Simple Dollar is conducting a detailed review of Kevin McKinley’s Make Your Kid A Millionaire. This title focuses on the role parents

Ten Personal Finance Sites I Can’t Live Without #10: Ask MetaFilter

The Simple Dollar is celebrating this weekend after Thanksgiving with a review of ten personal finance sites that I visit every day without fail. These

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