Saving Pennies or Dollars? Roomba

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: Parent-Teacher Conferences Edition

This week, Sarah and I are going to our first parent-teacher conference, obviously regarding our oldest child. He brought home his first report card, which

Approaching Financial Independence

Monica writes in with a great question: I read Your Money or Your Life in 2002 and it changed my life. My dream has always

The Real Meaning of Spending Less Than You Earn

Let’s just cut right to the chase here. It means being in control of yourself. Every so often, a reporter will call me and ask