Review: The Complete TurtleTrader

Every Sunday, The Simple Dollar reviews a personal finance or other book of interest. Also available is a complete list of the hundreds of book

A Few Brief Thoughts on 9/11

Ten years ago today, I arrived at work without knowing anything of what was going on in New York and Washington. One of my coworkers

Money Is Something We Choose To Trade Energy For

The title of this post is a sentence that appears in bold on page 51 of Your Money or Your Life. In fact, it appears

Ten Pieces of Inspiration #36

Each week, I highlight ten things each week that inspired me to greater financial, personal, and professional success. Hopefully, they will inspire you as well.

Saving Pennies or Dollars? Oil Changes

Saving Pennies or Dollars is a new semi-regular series on The Simple Dollar, inspired by a great discussion on The Simple Dollar’s Facebook page concerning

Some Thoughts on a Girl’s Birthday

Last night, we had a small birthday party for just a couple of our daughter’s friends to celebrate her birthday. We held the party at

How Political Perspectives Change Your Money Choices

Is the United States headed in the right direction? Is it headed in as poor of a direction as many prognosticators like to say that

Reader Mailbag: Rereading

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

Saving Pennies or Dollars? Garage and Yard Sales

Saving Pennies or Dollars is a new semi-regular series on The Simple Dollar, inspired by a great discussion on The Simple Dollar’s Facebook page concerning

The Simple Dollar Weekly Roundup: Lack of Sleep Edition

Over the past week, I’ve had the worst case of insomnia I’ve had since my college years. I simply cannot get to sleep before one

They

You would have much greater personal wealth if only they would get things in order in Washington. You would have received raises and promotions if

Avoiding Impulse Buying Online

Time for a confession here. The single biggest challenge I have when it comes to avoiding unnecessary purchases is avoiding them online. I think there

Reader Mailbag: Art Museum

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: From Bud to Boss

Every Sunday, The Simple Dollar reviews a personal finance or other book of interest. Also available is a complete list of the hundreds of book

09.04.11

Some Thoughts on Frugal Exercise

Let’s face it: if you live in a small town, your gym options are limited (at best). Even if you live in a city, going

09.03.11

Is This Frugal Idea Worth It for Me and My Family?

Often, when I try out a frugal idea and it ends up being a post on The Simple Dollar, I struggle with the question of

Ten Pieces of Inspiration #35

Each week, I highlight ten things each week that inspired me to greater financial, personal, and professional success. Hopefully, they will inspire you as well.

09.02.11

Dinner With My Family #31: Mixed Garden Stir Fry with Rice Noodles

Vegan Stir Fry Right now, we have an abundance of vegetables coming from our garden, far more than we can easily consume. Bell peppers. Onions.

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