• The Simple Dollar Podcast #17: Investing in Stocks

    The seventeenth episode of The Simple Dollar podcast deals with stock investing. How do I invest in stocks (for retirement and otherwise) and why? Total time – 6:50. Listen In! Other options for enjoying The Simple Dollar Podcast include: Listen to this episode on a separate page Subscribe via iTunes Download this episode (right click …

  • The Simple Dollar Podcast #16: College Advice

    The sixteenth episode of The Simple Dollar podcast deals with college advice. What did my own college experience teach me in terms of what’s most useful during your college years? Here’s a hint – too much time in the classroom is a negative. Total time – 9:25. Listen In! Other options for enjoying The Simple …

  • The Simple Dollar Podcast #15: Fixed and Growth Mindsets

    The fifteenth episode looks at fixed mentalities and growth mentalities. Which do you have? How can you use that info to get ahead in your career? Total length: 5:30. Listen In! Other options for enjoying The Simple Dollar Podcast include: Listen to this episode on a separate page Subscribe via iTunes Download this episode (right …

  • The Simple Dollar Podcast #14: Personal Finance Media

    The fourteenth episode looks at the personal finance media. Who can you trust? Total length: 7:25. Listen In! Other options for enjoying The Simple Dollar Podcast include: Listen to this episode on a separate page Subscribe via iTunes Download this episode (right click and save) Subscribe in the media player of your choice Though I …

  • The Simple Dollar Podcast #13: Good Debt, Bad Debt, No Debt

    The thirteenth episode looks at the concepts of good debt, bad debt, and no debt. Total length: 7:25. Listen In! Other options for enjoying The Simple Dollar Podcast include: Listen to this episode on a separate page Subscribe via iTunes Download this episode (right click and save) Subscribe in the media player of your choice …

  • The Simple Dollar Podcast #12: The Anti-Budget

    The twelfth episode focuses on budgeting. I found that traditional budgets didn’t work for me, so I explore the methods that did. Total length: 7:20 Listen In! Other options for enjoying The Simple Dollar Podcast include: Listen to this episode on a separate page Subscribe via iTunes Download this episode (right click and save) Subscribe …

  • The Simple Dollar Podcast #11: Networking with Value

    The eleventh episode focuses on networking and building professional (and personal) relationships. How can you do this effectively? Total length: 8:30 Listen In! Other options for enjoying The Simple Dollar Podcast include: Listen to this episode on a separate page Subscribe via iTunes Download this episode (right click and save) Subscribe in the media player …

  • The Simple Dollar Podcast #10: Money and Relationships

    The tenth episode focuses on the challenges of managing money in a relationship. What makes it work? Total length: 11:45 Listen In! Other options for enjoying The Simple Dollar Podcast include: Listen to this episode on a separate page Subscribe via iTunes Download this episode (right click and save) Subscribe in the media player of …

  • The Simple Dollar Podcast #9: The Realities of Freelancing

    The ninth episode focuses on the realities and challenges of freelancing, a topic requested by podcast listeners and Simple Dollar readers. Total length: 15:20 Listen In! Other options for enjoying The Simple Dollar Podcast include: Listen to this episode on a separate page Subscribe via iTunes Download this episode (right click and save) Subscribe in …

  • The Simple Dollar Podcast #8: My Top Personal Finance and Personal Development Book Picks

    The eighth episode focuses on the ten personal finance and personal development books that made a difference during my personal, financial, and professional turnaround. Hopefully, some of these can help you in your own life. Total length: 20:24. Listen In! Other options for enjoying The Simple Dollar Podcast include: Listen to this episode on a …

  • The Simple Dollar Podcast #7: Lying About Money

    The seventh episode focuses on lying to others – and to yourself – about money. I relate several personal stories about lying from my own life, the consequences of those lies, and techniques one can use to overcome them.. Total time: 14:20. Listen In! Other options for enjoying The Simple Dollar Podcast include: Listen to …

  • The Simple Dollar Podcast #6: Games People Play

    The sixth episode focuses on gaming, a surprisingly fun way to save money. Along the way, I highlight tons of my favorite games to play with others that maximize bang for the buck. Total time: 10:50. Listen In! Other options for enjoying The Simple Dollar Podcast include: Listen to this episode on a separate page …

  • The Simple Dollar Podcast #5: Talking to Parents

    The fifth episode focuses on talking to parents about money and their estate planning as they get older. Along the way, I mention my own challenges in figuring out how to handle this as my parents age. Total time: 16:25. Listen In! Other options for enjoying The Simple Dollar Podcast include: Listen to this episode …

  • The Simple Dollar Podcast #4: Food

    The fourth episode of The Simple Dollar Podcast focuses on food. I talk about ten tactics for reducing your food bills without reducing health and taste and include a lot of recipes and food suggestions along the way. I also tried a different approach – instead of reading from detailed notes, I tried a more …

  • The Simple Dollar Podcast #3 – Short Term Goals

    The third episode of The Simple Dollar Podcast focuses on short-term goals. I talk about several of my own short-term goals and discuss some tactics anyone can apply to make their short term goals and projects a reality. Also discussed: C.S. Lewis, awful corporate motivational posters, Woodward and Bernstein, and which baseball announcer I sound …

  • The Simple Dollar Podcast #2 – The Fulfillment Curve

    The second episode of The Simple Dollar Podcast focuses on the fulfillment curve. I talk about my own battles with overdoing it and finding a healthy balance, and relate some tips for finding good balances in your own life. Also discussed: coffee shop stereotypes, M.C. Hammer, Oddibe McDowell and Gregg Jefferies, a critique of the …

  • The Simple Dollar Podcast #1 – Credit Card Debt

    Well, here it is, finally – The Simple Dollar Podcast. This will be a weekly endeavor – I hope you enjoy it! The first episode of The Simple Dollar Podcast focuses on credit card debt. I tell my own story of escaping from a pile of credit cards and relate some very specific advice on …