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The Simple Dollar Time Machine: September 12, 2009

Many newer readers of The Simple Dollar haven’t been exposed to the hundreds of great articles in the archives of the site, so this is

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Never Eat Alone: Do Your Homework

This is the fourth of sixteen parts of a “book club” reading and discussion of Keith Ferrazzi and Tahl Raz’s Never Eat Alone, where this

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Synergy

Many evenings, you’ll find me around my house reading a book or writing a short story or polishing a post for The Simple Dollar or

09.11.09
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Rule #13: Improve Yourself Every Chance You Get.

A reader asked me if I could break down my ideas into a handful of principles. After some careful thought, I came up with a

09.10.09
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12 Clever Substitutions That Save Money (Nearly) Effortlessly

One of my favorite ways to trim money from my spending is to find simple little substitutes for my regular expenses. If I can trim

09.10.09
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Helicopter Parenting, Baby Boomers, & Financial Dependence

A few days ago, the AFL-CIO released the results of a surprising survey of workers under 35. This report, entitled Young Workers: A Lost Decade,

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Never Eat Alone: The Genius of Audacity

This is the third of sixteen parts of a “book club” reading and discussion of Keith Ferrazzi and Tahl Raz’s Never Eat Alone, where this

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The Simple Dollar Weekly Roundup: 400 By 40 Edition

Over the last week, I’ve been working on a “400 by 40” list – a list of fairly simple things I’d like to do before

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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

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Five Ways I Disagree With Dave Ramsey

During the month of July, I conducted a very detailed discussion of Dave Ramsey’s The Total Money Makeover. During the process, I realized that on

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The Truth About Path of Least Resistance

Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. – Albert Einstein In response to my recent article, Are Poor People

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Reader Mailbag #79

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

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Review: The Assertiveness Workbook

Every other Sunday, The Simple Dollar reviews a personal development, personal growth, or career book. Over the past several months, I’ve reviewed a lot of

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You Can’t Take It With You

A while back, a reader suggested that I watch the 1938 Frank Capra movie You Can’t Take It With You, featuring Lionel Barrymore and Jimmy

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The Simple Dollar Time Machine: September 5, 2009

Many newer readers of The Simple Dollar haven’t been exposed to the hundreds of great articles in the archives of the site, so this is

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Never Eat Alone: Build It Before You Need It

This is the second of sixteen parts of a “book club” reading and discussion of Keith Ferrazzi and Tahl Raz’s Never Eat Alone, where this

09.04.09
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Cheaper and Better

“Let’s play catch, Daddy!” “Sure!” I said as I put away the final bits of our family’s picnic. Joe picked up the little football and

09.04.09
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Rule #12: Build Real Friendships and Relationships.

A reader asked me if I could break down my ideas into a handful of principles. After some careful thought, I came up with a