22 Ways to Reduce Your Spending Without Making Your Life Miserable

Jennifer writes in: You often talk about how spending less doesn’t have to make your life miserable. Yet, most of the ideas you give seem


Your Mileage May Vary

“You should try it! It’s a great way to save money! You could write about it on The Simple Dollar!” She looked at me with


Never Eat Alone: Don’t Keep Score

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


The Simple Dollar Weekly Roundup: Mad Men Edition

Recently, I dug out a copy of Mad Men: Season 1 on DVD that I’d received for a gift a long time ago and never


The Simple Dollar Podcast #14: Personal Finance Media

The fourteenth episode looks at the personal finance media. Who can you trust? Total length: 7:25. Listen In! Other options for enjoying The Simple Dollar


Thoughts on How To Build Successful Friendships

Early this year, I posted a popular article, Some Thoughts on Building a Successful Marriage. In it, I gave my thoughts on what it takes