Everyone has boundaries. If you find yourself doing something that makes you bitter, it is time to reconsider. – Peter Singer, The Most Good You
One of the most popular articles I’ve ever written for The Simple Dollar is Making Your Own Laundry Detergent: A Detailed Visual Guide. In it,
So often, we think of investments as being purely about dollars in and dollars out. If you put $10,000 into an investment with an average
I’ve been working from home on at least a regular basis for more than a decade, and on a full-time basis for nearly a decade.
I had a wonderful Facebook message exchange with a reader named Pete, who gave me permission to summarize our conversation but not to quote it.
I had a great conversation recently with a gentleman in his early fifties who, upon being introduced to me and learning that I had been
Recently, I had a long email conversation with a reader about 10 years younger than myself. He’s firmly a member of the millennial generation, whereas I’m
I have this little voice in my head that likes to slam me for the missteps I make. If I eat too much at supper,
The biggest personal finance mistake I make on any sort of a regular basis is to visit a store of any kind where I know
One of the most influential books I’ve ever read in terms of shaping my thoughts on personal finance and helping me figure out what to
Erica writes in with a question for the Mailbag that wound up with an answer that was just too long: My husband and I are
One of the most powerful concepts I’ve ever come across in my years of studying and thinking about personal finance issues is the concept of
About two years ago, I published a lengthy compendium of “buy it for life” product suggestions, because I’m regularly asked such in the reader mailbag.
I had a great lunch today with an old friend of mine. We used to work together and he was a couple of decades older
In 2017, I’ve chosen to take on a number of personal challenges. I’m trying to lose weight, with a goal of achieving the same weight
An old dear friend of mine has an absolute fascination with the idea of “cleanses.” She’s constantly trying out juice cleanses and organic fruit cleanses
Although my wife and I have been married for almost 14 years (and we dated for six-plus years before that), we still put effort into keeping
If you’re wondering what on Earth “hedonic adaptation” is, keep reading. It’s a fancy term for something that’s actually pretty straightforward. The other day, I