Book Club

Your Money or Your Life: Money Ain’t What It Used To Be – And Never Was

This is the sixth part of The Simple Dollar Book Club reading of Your Money or Your Life. Want to know more? The second chapter of Your Money or Your Life starts off with a focus on the four perspectives of money, an attempt to answer a very rhetorical question: What is money? It’s not …

Your Money or Your Life: Step 1 – Making Peace With The Past

This is the fifth part of The Simple Dollar Book Club reading of Your Money or Your Life. Want to know more? Each chapter in Your Money or Your Life finishes up with a project of some sort that illustrates a point about one’s personal finances. Most of these seem rather pointless at first, but …

Your Money or Your Life: The Beginning of a New Road Map for Money

This is the fourth part of The Simple Dollar Book Club reading of Your Money or Your Life. Want to know more? The middle portion of the first chapter focuses on the “fulfillment curve,” which basically refers to the idea that once you reach a certain level of luxury in your life, anything beyond that …

Your Money or Your Life: Prosperity and the Planet

This is the third part of The Simple Dollar Book Club reading of Your Money or Your Life. Want to know more? Your Money Or Your Life has a reputation in some circles for having a leftist political perspective, and it shows through in this section, subtitled “Prosperity and the Planet.” The crux of the …

Your Money or Your Life: The Money Trap

This is the second part of The Simple Dollar Book Club reading of Your Money or Your Life. Want to know more? This section focuses primarily on the psychological punishment that is the modern career, and when you look at it from the context of the idea that our jobs fill most of our waking …

Your Money or Your Life: Prologue

This is the first part of The Simple Dollar Book Club reading of Your Money or Your Life. Want to know more? Right off the bat, the book asks a series of probing questions that basically demand some degree of introspection. Just try reading through these without reflecting on your life a bit: Do you …

The Simple Dollar Book Club: Your Money or Your Life

A few weeks ago, I announced that a book club would be starting on The Simple Dollar and that the first book to be read would be Joe Dominguez and Vicki Robin’s Your Money or Your Life. On Monday, October 1, this book club will begin. Here’s how it will work. First of all, you …

The Simple Dollar Morning Roundup: Announcing The Simple Dollar Book Club

One idea that I’ve had churning about inside of me for a while now is the idea of starting an online book club for personal finance books. After mulling over the idea for months and looking at various ways of doing it, I’ve decided to give it a shot. So consider this an announcement of …