Reader Mailbag #96

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


Review: The Happiness Project

Every other Sunday, The Simple Dollar reviews a non-personal finance book of interest to Simple Dollar readers. One of the biggest underlying themes of The


Is Preschool Worth It?

Marjorie writes in with a very interesting question: I’m a single mom with a four year old daughter. Each weekday, I take my daughter to


The Simple Dollar Time Machine: January 2, 2010

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


A Day with My Wife

Last Tuesday, I spent an afternoon shopping with my wife. On the surface, it sounds like something we would have done five years ago, charging


Welcome to 2010! Happy New Year from The Simple Dollar!

I’m spending the first day of this new year sleeping off a long New Year’s Eve night and spending some quality time with my kids