Month: May 2014

31 Days To Fix Your Finances, Day 1: Your Five Main Values

The Simple Dollar offers a month-long plan for fixing your finances. All you need is an open mind and an hour each day. Some of you might have expected that we would start out fixing your finances with a pencil and a calculator. In fact, it will be a few days before we have any …

31 Days To Fix Your Finances

Recently, LifeHacker conducted a poll asking readers what their top resolution is for 2007. The second most popular resolution was “Save money and get my finances in order.” Let’s face it: there are millions of people out there who woke up on New Year’s Day resolving to get their finances in better shape. The vast …

The Simple Dollar Giveaway #2: We Have A Winner!

The response to The Simple Dollar’s giveaway of a copy of The Millionaire Next Door was tremendous! I received dozens of great ideas for posts, many of which you can expect to see in the coming weeks here on The Simple Dollar. The big winner this time was Ralthor! The ol’ random number generator popped …

Categories: Giveaways

Smart Couples Finish Rich: Overview

This week, The Simple Dollar takes a look at David Bach’s Smart Couples Finish Rich, a personal finance book that proposes to address the difficulties of a couple getting on the same personal finance page and aiming their financial ship in the right direction. Does it work? Let’s take a look. The premise of this …

Categories: Books

Happy New Year from The Simple Dollar!

Here’s hoping that 2007 will be as great as 2006 was.  For me personally, 2006 was the year I realized I needed to undergo a financial transformation, and I began the process.  I end the year with no outstanding credit card debt, I paid off my truck early, and I’m invested in a mutual fund.  …

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