Sometimes, I get the urge to write articles on here that are so far removed from personal finance that it would likely drive away a big chunk of the people that come here for personal finance stuff. For example, I was strongly tempted yesterday to write a lengthy diatribe about the season finale of Lost, but I resisted the temptation and instead wrote about gardening tools. About a week ago, I thought about hammering out a lengthy paean to my favorite musical group of all time, but then I wrote about goals instead.
Almost Debt Free: Organize Finances With Goals and Simple Repeatable Systems This is a very smooth way to organize one’s finances. (@ queercents)
The Simple Dollar Retro: Calculating Phil Town’s “Sticker Price” This is a real-world example, explained in detail, of how to analyze an individual stock and determine whether or not it’s a good buy.