Your Money or Your Life

Your Money or Your Life: Step 2 – Being In The Present And Tackling Your Life Energy

This is the seventh part of The Simple Dollar Book Club reading of Your Money or Your Life. Want to know more? I found the exercise in this chapter of Your Money or Your Life to be one of the most amazing things I’ve ever done in terms of really reflecting on what my job …

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 …

Ten Books That Changed My Life #10: Your Money or Your Life

Your Money or Your Life Joe Dominguez and Vicki Robin Changed my life in April 2006 Right after my financial meltdown (if you haven’t read about the road to my financial armageddon, you should – it’s pretty interesting), I realized that I didn’t know anything at all about personal finance, so I basically went to …

Review: Your Money or Your Life

Your Money or Your Life is a bit unusual in terms of personal finance books that you’ll typically find at your local bookstore. For starters, the book has very little concrete information about increasing your wealth. In a section that typically is loaded with books about becoming a millionaire, this is an unusual approach. So …