Wearing Things Out

Dinner with My Family is taking a one week hiatus this week. On the shelf in my office sits a well-worn copy of the board

Saving Pennies or Dollars? Restaurant Discounts

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

A Mindful Life

When I first started The Simple Dollar, a little over five years ago, I had just started the process of turning around my finances and

Reader Mailbag: Focus On, Focus Off

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

11.09.11

Saving Pennies or Dollars? Dishwasher or Hand Washing

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: Snow Edition

I woke up this morning to the first snow of the year. Thankfully, it’s going to melt away in the next few hours so I

That “Someday” Thing

Someday, I’d like to finish my fantasy novel, and then follow that up by self-publishing it and promoting it myself starting with an electronic version

11.08.11

Children as Financial Paradox

Karen writes in: I have a question I think it would be interesting for you to attempt to tackle. You approach so many decisions with

11.07.11

Saving Pennies or Dollars? Going Below Speed Limit

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

Reader Mailbag: Clock Confusion

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Review: The Finish Rich Workbook

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

Online Financial Tools and Security

A long while back (was it really 2008), I wrote an overview of the web-based personal finance tools available at that time. I didn’t really

Some Thoughts about Holiday Cards

As November rolls forward, one end-of-year task that starts floating in my mind is holiday cards. This is usually a fairly time-consuming project for us,

Ten Pieces of Inspiration #45

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.

11.04.11

Dinner With My Family #37: Curried Chickpea Stew

Curried Chickpea Stew Recipe My wife loves this recipe and finds reasons to make it often. It’s helped by the fact that we had a

11.04.11

Saving Pennies or Dollars? Making Your Own Coffee

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

How Important Is It to Start Early?

I get a lot of emails from people in their forties and fifties who are suddenly panicking about their retirement savings. Often, they don’t have

Reader Mailbag: The Family Months

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