03.21.07

The Simple Dollar Guide To Shaving

Several people have written me in the last month asking how I shave (assuming that I do it in a somewhat frugal fashion) or offering

The Only Investment Guide You’ll Ever Need: The Stock Market

I first picked up a ragged old copy of this book at a used book sale, but since then it keeps popping up over and

Graduating In May? Seven Money Things To Do During Your Last Semester

Recently, I’ve received a small deluge of emails from upcoming college (and high school) graduates that all have the same theme: The real world is

03.20.07

Five Essential Crock Pot Recipes

It is said that blogging is a conversation between bloggers and their readers, and hopefully it is never more evident than it is with this

The Only Investment Guide You’ll Ever Need: Minimal Risk

I first picked up a ragged old copy of this book at a used book sale, but since then it keeps popping up over and

03.19.07

Five Minute Finances #13: Sign Up For A Free Customer Rewards Program

Five Minute Finances is a series of tips on how you can save significant money or reorganize your financial life in just five minutes. These

The Only Investment Guide You’ll Ever Need: Overview

I first picked up a ragged old copy of this book at a used book sale, but since then it keeps popping up over and

Ten Books That Changed My Life #8: How to Win Friends and Influence People

How to Win Friends and Influence People Dale Carnegie Changed my life in May 2002 Even though I spent most of my life filled with

Why Malcolm Gladwell Wants You To Be Poor: Blink, The Tipping Point, and Personal Finance

In the past two months, I’ve had the opportunity to read both of Malcolm Gladwell’s recent books, Blink and The Tipping Point. While both books

Spenders Anonymous: Twelve Steps to Beating the Addiction to Spending

Spending is a psychological addiction. It is quite easy to fall into a routine where you just spend money on things you don’t need over

03.18.07

25 Things You Should Always Have In Your Car

Having grown up rural and now living rural, I know first hand the types of experiences people can have when they’re caught out in the

03.17.07

How To Handle Guests That Abuse Their Welcome – And Your Wallet

This was a very interesting note that I received yesterday that I felt deserved some discussion: My husband’s brother moved into our apartment complex recently.

Review: The Bogleheads’ Guide to Investing

As an investor with Vanguard and an occasional visitor to the Vanguard Diehards forum, I’ve been looking forward to reading The Bogleheads’ Guide to Investing

Insights Into My Mind: A Recent Interview

In the last few months, I’ve been interviewed several times as a result of the success of this site. One recent interview, however, really stood

03.16.07

The Long Trip: Five Ways To Save Money On A Multi-State Road Trip

A few months ago, I wrote about four techniques for saving money on road trips: performing maintenance before you leave, minimize your distance, pack snacks

03.16.07

Personal Finance 101: What Are Municipal Bonds?

Weighing the Pros and Cons of Municipal Bonds Recently, I received a lengthy email from a reader who had a ton of basic personal finance

03.16.07

Five Minute Finances #12: Contact Customer Service

Five Minute Finances is a series of tips on how you can save significant money or reorganize your financial life in just five minutes. These

The Essential Personal Productivity Bookshelf: Ten Books That Helped Me Transform from a Lazy Slob to an Organized Parent and Professional

Every personal finance success I’ve had in my life in the last year has been an offshoot of the fact that I’ve been able to

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