A while back (actually, almost a year and a half ago now… how time flies…), I talked about using a 401(k) to pay off credit
Recently, I was leafing through my copy of Michael Mihalik’s excellent personal finance book Debt Is Slavery (one of the very few I’ve actually kept).
One of the most fascinating aspects of the internet (for me) is how it allows people with similar perspectives and ideas to eventually find each
A few days ago, I had a long email exchange with a friend of mine, who seemed genuinely surprised that I had walked away from
“Eric” writes in with a question/suggestion: We all want to attack our debt, but can we be “gazelle intense” for the next 10 years (or
Late last week, a rather amusing story made the rounds in the mainstream media: the humble wooden stick had been inducted into the National Toy
Each Monday, The Simple Dollar opens up the reader mailbags and answers ten to twenty simple questions offered up by the readers on personal finance
Every other Sunday, The Simple Dollar reviews a personal finance book. Peter Schiff is a huge pessimist about the future of the economy, and because
Addressing Questions You May Have About Deflation Michael writes: I’ve read several articles recently that claim the United States is headed into a period of
Four or five times a day, I get an email from a reader who is worried about some absolutely apocalyptic prediction about what will happen
Several people have written to me recently asking questions about programs such as Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University and other such personal finance coaching programs.
This is the sixth in a weekly series of articles providing a chapter-by-chapter in-depth “book club” reading of Benjamin Graham’s investing classic The Intelligent Investor.
Kendra writes in: My husband and I are expecting our first child in February. Currently, we’re in great financial shape: we’ve been saving our money
Over the last week, several readers have written to me with various comments, suggestions, and questions related to the so-called “small house movement.” Given that
One of the most common ideas that personal finance writers bring up is the distinction between “good debt” and “bad debt.” There are several fairly
People who have been Twitter feed already have heard the story, but I thought I’d share it with all of you. My three year old
When I first realized I needed to turn my financial life around, the changes that needed to be made seemed immense. Just thinking about the
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