Happy Thanksgiving from The Simple Dollar!

The Simple Dollar wishes every one of you a happy Thanksgiving. For my international readers who might be unfamiliar with this American tradition, Thanksgiving is

11.22.06

Facing My Financial Fears: Estate Planning

This week, The Simple Dollar is doing a five part series on financial topics that scare me just a bit. Researching and then writing about

11.22.06

#8: Portfolio Diversity

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

Nickel and Dimed: Scrubbing in Maine

This week, The Simple Dollar is conducting a detailed review of Barbara Ehrenreich’s Nickel and Dimed. This title is a bit of an unusual choice

How To Save Money: 5 Ways To Put Money In Your Pocket

Many people think about saving money, but decide that it’s too much work or it interferes too much with their lives. I’m usually this way,

The Ten Second Rule

A few times in the past, The Simple Dollar has mentioned some reference to a “ten second rule” or a “count to ten rule” without

11.21.06

Investment Management: The Automatic Thousandaire

Recently, I mentioned that I strongly value an emergency fund and that I had reached my short-term goal of a two month emergency fund, currently

11.21.06

Facing My Financial Fears: Roth IRAs

This week, The Simple Dollar is doing a five part series on financial topics that scare me just a bit. Researching and then writing about

11.21.06

#7: Stock Portfolio

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

Nickel and Dimed: Serving in Florida

This week, The Simple Dollar is conducting a detailed review of Barbara Ehrenreich’s Nickel and Dimed. This title is a bit of an unusual choice

Making A Simple Budget – A First Timer’s Guide

There are a lot of people in Generation Y that have never actually attempted to make a budget and have never experienced the usefulness of

11.20.06

Facing My Financial Fears: Buying A Car

This week, The Simple Dollar is doing a five part series on financial topics that scare me just a bit. Researching and then writing about

11.20.06

#6: Long-Term Investments

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

Nickel and Dimed: Overview

This week, The Simple Dollar is conducting a detailed review of Barbara Ehrenreich’s Nickel and Dimed. This title is a bit of an unusual choice

The Simple Dollar Morning Roundup: New Laptop Edition

My old computer finally gave out on me, so it’s time to buy a new one. My wife has decreed that it shall be a

11.19.06

Saving on Home Decor: Self-Matted Photography

I have always sought to have tasteful home decorations with minimal cost; I want my home to appear comfortable yet not cheap to guests. It

Know Someone In Financial Armageddon? Seven Pieces of Advice

When I found myself deep in financial meltdown, I threw myself into learning as much as I possibly could about personal finance. I was quite

11.19.06

What’s Wrong – And What’s Right – With Wesabe

On Friday, Wesabe was launched to the public. For those unaware, Wesabe is a community-based (meaning similar to flickr or 43things) personal finance site that

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