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Your Money or Your Life: Assessing the Three Questions

This is the twelfth part of The Simple Dollar Book Club reading of Your Money or Your Life. Want to know more? Yesterday, we took

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Selling My Future, One Dollar At A Time

Even though I have myself on a very healthy financial track, I’m still prone to the weakness of buying material goods. I think of things

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Review: The Four Pillars of Investing

I’ve been excited to review this book for a while. I remember the first time I picked it up, in a bookstore early this year.

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Your Money Or Your Life: Three Questions That Will Transform Your Life

This is the eleventh part of The Simple Dollar Book Club reading of Your Money or Your Life. Want to know more? This section encourages

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The Silent Room

I get asked over and over again by people how I am able to write so much material for The Simple Dollar while also working

09.18.14
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Planning A Frugal Halloween With Family

Halloween is one of my favorite times of the year. Where I live, children trick-or-treat door to door by the dozens, dressed up in all

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Your Money Or Your Life: How Much Is Enough? The Nature Of Fulfillment

This is the tenth part of The Simple Dollar Book Club reading of Your Money or Your Life. Want to know more? This chapter of

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Should Men And Women Receive Different Personal Finance Advice?

A while back, my wife was leafing through a copy of David Bach’s Smart Women Finish Rich when she asked a very astute question: is

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Your Money Or Your Life: Totaling It All Up

This is the ninth part of The Simple Dollar Book Club reading of Your Money or Your Life. Want to know more? If the “real

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Web 2.0 and Personal Finance: Why I’m Not Using Yodlee, Mint, or Wesabe – Yet

I get contacted quite regularly by groups who are creating Web 2.0 personal finance applications, and I’ve taken test drives of a lot of them.

10.09.07
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Planning Ahead For Our Next Car Purchases

With my previous car purchases, I did very little planning ahead. My first car was discovered in a semi-functioning state in the yard of an

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Your Money Or Your Life: Where Is It All Going?

This is the eighth part of The Simple Dollar Book Club reading of Your Money or Your Life. Want to know more? Right off the

03.13.13
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The $21 Food Week: Is It Possible? Is It Healthy?

A while back, I read a fascinating article about the governor of Oregon and his attempt at eating for a week for just $21. This

10.08.07
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Money Magazine – October 2007

This issue actually happens to be Money Magazine’s 35th anniversary issue (incidentally, I happen to have the first issue as well), which means that (a)

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Review: Lifehacker

Each Sunday, The Simple Dollar reviews a personal productivity or personal development book. I’ve been a fan of Lifehacker (the blog) for years – as

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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

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Ten Steps To Financial Success For A Minimum Wage Earner

There’s an individual who comments on The Simple Dollar (and a few other personal finance blogs) who identifies him- or herself as “Minimum Wage.” This

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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