Lately, I’ve been choosing to write posts that don’t always have a clear-cut answer, or have another perspective or two that aren’t in the post. Why? They spur discussion, and frankly, the comments on many posts are at least as interesting (if not more so) than anything I write. That’s because of the passion and interest of you readers. Along those lines, I am thinking of starting a Simple Dollar forum to channel some of this discussion… is this of interest to anyone?
15 Tips On How To Deal With Car Dealers And Salesmen This is the fourth part in a fantastic series on buying used cars (the first three parts: Classic Confusions, Understanding Vehicle History, and How to Inspect a Used Car). I’m a big fan of buying late model used automobiles (cars fresh off of a lease) and this is a wonderfully in-depth guide to the buying process, well worth reading for anyone who might also be interested in such purchases. (@ money, matter, and more musings)
8.5 Free Things To Do On A Rainy Day Great suggestions; in fact, I’ve actually been working on a series very similar to this topic that will be coming in a few weeks (to tell the truth, I’m working on it in advance for the week that my daughter is born so I have some good posts for you all to read while I’m at the hospital holding my new baby). (@ wise bread)
Getting The Guts To Relocate To A Cheaper City There are a lot of interesting cities in the Midwest with a low cost of living. Seriously, check out Madison, Wisconsin or Minneapolis, Minnesota, just for starters. They both have wonderful cultural sensibilities, lots of interesting stuff going on, and are rather inexpensive, too. (@ get rich slowly)
The Simple Dollar Retro: An Average Day: Ten Tweaks I Made To My Daily Routine To Start Saving Money These little changes in my routine – none of which bothered me much at all once I got out of the rut – made a huge difference in my financial state.