11.30.10

Car Finance: The Math on Why You Should Pay Cash for Your Next Car

Quite often, I get emails from readers asking about car finance. What is the “best” way to purchase a particular car that they want? They

Making It All Work – Getting Perspective at Fifty Thousand Feet: Purpose and Principles

This is the seventeenth entry in a twenty part series discussing the wonderful time and priority management book Making It All Work by David Allen.

11.29.10

The Egg Nog Dilemma

This past week, we spent quite a bit of time visiting Sarah’s parents. Her mother kindly bought several items that I would be able to

Reader Mailbag: Black Friday Results

What’s inside? Here are the questions answered in today’s reader mailbag, boiled down to five word summaries. Click on the number to jump straight down

Review: The Cheapskate Next Door

Every Sunday, The Simple Dollar reviews a personal finance book or other book of interest. A few years ago, I reviewed Jeff Yeager’s excellent book

The Simple Dollar Time Machine: November 27, 2010

Many newer readers of The Simple Dollar haven’t been exposed to the hundreds of great articles in the archives of the site, so this is

Making It All Work – Getting Perspective at Forty Thousand Feet: Vision

This is the sixteenth entry in a twenty part series discussing the wonderful time and priority management book Making It All Work by David Allen.

The Simple Dollar Weekly Roundup: Turkey Day Edition

For this week’s roundup, I dug deep into my own site archives as well as the archives of other sites for some great articles about

11.23.10

Handling the “Estate Meeting”

Sometime during this week, I’m planning on sitting down with my siblings and my parents and hashing out the specific details of their estate –

Making It All Work – Getting Perspective at Thirty Thousand Feet: Goals and Objectives

This is the fifteenth entry in a twenty part series discussing the wonderful time and priority management book Making It All Work by David Allen.

11.22.10

Minimizing the Cost of Holiday Car Travel

Like a lot of people this week, our family is traveling by car to a number of Thanksgiving dinners. As I taught the children to

Reader Mailbag: Thanksgiving Week

What’s inside? Here are the questions answered in today’s reader mailbag, boiled down to five word summaries. Click on the number to jump straight down

Review: The Drunkard’s Walk

Every Sunday, The Simple Dollar reviews a personal finance book or other book of interest. One of the key points in my book The Simple

What’s Next? Thinking About the Future

This weekend, I did one of my “big life reviews” that I do about three or four times a year. During these (as I’ve been

A Deeper Look at Quibids … and Why I Don’t Think It’s Worth It

In Thursday’s reader mailbag, a reader asked me about my opinion on Quibids, an auction site where you have to pay for your bids, but

The Simple Dollar Time Machine: November 20, 2010

Many newer readers of The Simple Dollar haven’t been exposed to the hundreds of great articles in the archives of the site, so this is

11.19.10

Homemade Gift Series #10: Homemade Cookies and Gift Bundle

In the coming week, we’re going to be giving a few early small seasonal gifts to people, so with that in mind, we put the

Making It All Work – Getting Perspective at Twenty Thousand Feet: Areas of Focus and Responsibility

This is the fourteenth entry in a twenty part series discussing the wonderful time and priority management book Making It All Work by David Allen.

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