September 19, 2009

Review of Bill Schultheis’ The New Coffeehouse Investor

The author’s marketing company kindly sent me a complimentary company of Bill Schultheis’ latest reworking of his book: The New Coffeehouse Investor.  According to the “about the author” section in the book, Mr. […]

The Simple Dollar Time Machine: September 19, 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 a weekly series that highlights the five best posts from one year ago this week, as well as the five best posts from two years ago this week. […]

Weekend Links: Rants and Raves Edition

Kris and I are in the middle of a long weekend of food and friends. Every autumn is like this, and we love it. We’re starting earlier than normal this year, and I hope that’s a harbinger of things to come. (This has been one of my favorite summers, and I’d love to continue this “lucky” streak.) This morning, we’re both in the kitchen preparing food for various gatherings. […]

One Talent, Multiple Streams of Income

By Julie Rains Wondering how to use a creative talent to pay the bills now and build for retirement later? Last week, I spoke with Texas wildflower artist Linda Calvert Jacobson about what works for her. I'll share her strategies so that you can find ways to invest your talents. Linda runs her business with a relatively low overhead and hardly any cash tied up in inventory. […]

Never Eat Alone: Share Your Passions

This is the sixth of sixteen parts of a “book club” reading and discussion of Keith Ferrazzi and Tahl Raz’s Never Eat Alone, where this book on building a lifelong community of colleagues, contacts, friends, and mentors is teased apart and looked at in detail. […]

How to Buy Company Stock

Here are some thoughts from the great personal finance book Grow Your Money!: 101 Easy Tips to Plan, Save, and Invest. Their thoughts on buying company stock are as follows: If you work for a company whose stock is publicly traded, it's way too risky to put more than a dollop of company stock in your 401k plan. […]