04.01.17
bob ross

Inspiration from Bob Ross, Aala El-Khani, Marie Forleo, Walt Whitman, and More

Once a month (or so), I share a dozen things that have inspired me to greater personal, professional, and financial success in my life. I

03.04.17
hiking through a valley

Inspiration from Agnes Obel, Marcus Aurelius, Kurt Vonnegut, and More

Once a month (or so), I share a dozen things that have inspired me to greater personal, professional, and financial success in my life. I

02.11.17
tired mom with daughter on top of her

Inspiration from Confucius, Benjamin Franklin, Blaise Pascal, and More

Once a month (or so), I share a dozen things that have inspired me to greater personal, professional, and financial success in my life. I

01.07.17
carrie fisher as princess leia in Star Wars: A New Hope

Inspiration from Socrates, Abraham Lincoln, Carrie Fisher, and More

Once a month (or so), I share a dozen things that have inspired me to greater personal, professional, and financial success in my life. I

12.03.16
Galileo and pupil

Inspiration from Galileo, John McWhorter, Robert Louis Stevenson, and More

Once a month (or so), I share a dozen things that have inspired me to greater personal, professional, and financial success in my life. I

child holding homemade birthday cake

Ten Lessons, Ten Years

It was roughly ten years ago that I launched The Simple Dollar. It wasn’t a smooth rollout, so pointing to a single day as “launch

11.05.16
gluten free muffin recipe perfectly peach muffins

Inspiration from Alan Watts, Henry David Thoreau, Stutterer, and More

Once a month (or so), I share a dozen things that have inspired me to greater personal, professional, and financial success in my life. I

10.01.16
statue

Inspiration from Andrew Sullivan, Dan Harris, Albert Camus, and More

Once a month (or so), I share a dozen things that have inspired me to greater personal, professional, and financial success in my life. I

woman reading a book

The Personal Canon: Core Works of Art We Return to Time and Again for Inspiration

By Jon Gorey, Drew Housman, and Trent Hamm There’s something beautiful about the idea of refining an experience — that you can take the same walk to

09.03.16
pasta in a jar

Inspiration from Mike Birbiglia, Richard Needham, Etenesh Diro, and More

Once a month (or so), I share a dozen things that have inspired me to greater personal, professional, and financial success in my life. I

08.06.16
young girl holding butterfly

Inspiration from Pat Summitt, Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Ralph Waldo Emerson, and More

Once a month (or so), I share a dozen things that have inspired me to greater personal, professional, and financial success in my life. I

07.02.16
slipping off balance beam

Inspiration from Jacob Frey, Dale Carnegie, Marcus Aurelius, and More

Once a month (or so), I share a dozen things that have inspired me to greater personal, professional, and financial success in my life. I

06.04.16
mowing lawn

Inspiration from Aristophanes, The Staples Sisters, Benjamin Franklin, and More

Once a month (or so), I share a dozen things that have inspired me to greater personal, professional, and financial success in my life. I

05.14.16
beer.homebrew

Inspiration from E.B. White, C.S. Lewis,The Avett Brothers, and More

Once a month (or so), I share a dozen things that have inspired me to greater personal, professional, and financial success in my life. I

04.02.16
Memories Frugal

Inspiration from Carl Sandburg, Cory Booker, Jean-Luc Picard and More

Once a month (or so), I share a dozen things that have inspired me to greater personal, professional, and financial success in my life. I

03.05.16
50 in candles

Inspiration from Dylan Moran, John Adams, Eric Hoffer, and More

Once a month (or so), I share a dozen things that have inspired me to greater personal, professional, and financial success in my life. I

02.13.16
Bedroom at Arles

Inspiration from Eva Cassidy, Sal Khan, Jimmy Carter, and More

Once a month (or so), I share a dozen things that have inspired me to greater personal, professional, and financial success in my life. I

fred rogers

Inspiration from Fred Rogers, Benjamin Franklin, David Foster Wallace, Marcus Aurelius and More

Once a month (or so), I share a dozen things that have inspired me to greater personal, professional, and financial success in my life. I