Month: May 2014

#15: Life Insurance

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 until the series concludes; you can keep tabs on the action at the 25 Rules index. How Much Life Insurance Do I need? Rule #15: You need enough life insurance …

Categories: Money

Make Your Kid A Millionaire: Buy or Don’t Buy?

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 play in building a net worth for their child, both financially and psychologically. Does this book provide some interesting insights, or is it merely a repeat of the power of …

The Simple Dollar Morning Roundup: My New Laptop Edition

My laptop arrived yesterday evening. I’m busily, happily putting together all of my particular tweaks and software installs to make it just right. California Professionals Dine Out Of Dumpsters I did this when I was in college, actually, but it seems a little much to do this as a professional. (via everybody loves your money) …

Categories: Books and Reading

Building a Better Blog: Essential Reading

The most important lesson about blogging – in fact, the most important lesson about life – is that you’ve never learned all there is to know about a subject. Learning is a lifelong endeavor and every day you wake up committed to learning something new is a day you go to bed having grown as …

Categories: Blogging