The Simple Dollar: Best of 2008

2008 was the second full year of existence for The Simple Dollar. Over the course of the year, I posted some 700 articles – some

The Simple Dollar Weekly Roundup: New Years Notes Edition

One of my favorite things to do as the new year approaches is hit many of my favorite blogs and find some of their writings

12.30.08

New Year’s Resolution Workshop #5: Launch My Dream Career

Between Christmas and New Year’s, we’re taking a look at five common New Year’s resolutions that people often adopt for their finances, evaluate some of

12.30.08

How We’re Frugally Celebrating the New Year

Tomorrow evening, like billions of people around the world, my wife and I will be celebrating the coming new year. Some people celebrate this by

12.29.08

New Year’s Resolution Workshop #4: Protect My Family’s Future

Between Christmas and New Year’s, we’re taking a look at five common New Year’s resolutions that people often adopt for their finances, evaluate some of

Reader Mailbag #43

Each Monday, The Simple Dollar opens up the reader mailbags and answers ten to twenty simple questions offered up by the readers on personal finance

Review: Living Well on One Income

Every other Sunday, The Simple Dollar reviews a personal finance book. A week and a half ago, I wrote a piece about Christian themes in

12.28.08

New Year’s Resolution Workshop #3: Save for a Down Payment

Over the next few days, we’re going to take a look at five common New Year’s resolutions that people often adopt for their finances, evaluate

New Year’s Resolution Workshop #2: Spend Less Money

Over the next few days, we’re going to take a look at five common New Year’s resolutions that people often adopt for their finances, evaluate

12.26.08

New Year’s Resolution Workshop #1: Get Started with Retirement

Over the next few days, we’re going to take a look at five common New Year’s resolutions that people often adopt for their finances, evaluate

The Intelligent Investor: A General Approach to Security Analysis for the Lay Investor

This is the twelfth in a weekly series of articles providing a chapter-by-chapter in-depth “book club” reading of Benjamin Graham’s investing classic The Intelligent Investor.

Merry Christmas from The Simple Dollar

As you read this, my children are likely passed out on the floor from tearing open presents, emptying stockings on the floor, running around in

The Perfect Christmas Gift

Each Christmas season follows the same general routine. Throughout the year, I keep my eye open for good Christmas gift ideas for my family and

The Simple Dollar Weekly Roundup: Christmas Notes Edition

Christmas Eve. It’s a wonderful time of the year, isn’t it? My oldest child is three, and he’s just old enough to start really getting

12.23.08

The Limits of Frugality: What’s Next When You Can’t Cut Any More?

Jen writes in: Since our son was born, we’ve been trying to function as a one income family, but it just isn’t working. We’ve cut

12.23.08

Some Thoughts on Anniversaries and Their Requisite Gifts

On our first wedding anniversary, I didn’t get my wife a gift. Quite frankly, I considered the idea, but shelved it because it didn’t seem

12.22.08

Twelve Tips for Frugal Christmas Travel

As you read this, my wife and kids and I are in the midst of a lengthy Christmas trip. We’re visiting friends and family strewn

Reader Mailbag #42

Each Monday, The Simple Dollar opens up the reader mailbags and answers ten to twenty simple questions offered up by the readers on personal finance

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