March 13, 2010

Other People’s Priorities Don’t Have to Be Your Priorities

Kelly writes in: In the past three months, I’ve paid off all but $2,000 of my credit card debt. I feel happier about my money than I have in a long time. The only problem is that my social life seems to be falling apart. I don’t have as much interest in the things my friends are spending their money and time on and I find myself doing other things a lot. […]

The Consumerism Commentary Podcast

It looks like The Personal Finance Hour, my weekly podcast with Jim from Bargaineering, is on permanent hiatus. Both Jim and I have other work that has consumed our attention over the past few months. If you’re craving a similar financial podcast — and aren’t opposed to higher quality — check out the Consumerism Commentary podcast. […]

The Simple Dollar Time Machine: March 13, 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 weekly series that highlights the five best posts from one year ago this week, two years ago this week, and three years ago this week. […]

Join Our Special Saturday Tweetchat at 12:30 CST For a Chance to Win Prizes

By Will Chen Join our special Saturday edition Tweetchat from 12:30 - 1:30 pm CST for a lively conversation and a chance to win a $20 gift certificate! We'll be tweeting live from SXSW.  Use #SXSW and #bloggercred to participate.  Topic: How do you measure blogger credibility? Featuring special guest FTC attorney Stacey Ferguson (@justiceFergie). […]

10 Ways To Save 10 Bucks Each Month

We’re all looking for ways – big and small – to save a few bucks. Here are 10 (relatively) painless ways to save 10 dollars (or more) each month! 1.  Eliminate premium cable / satellite channels – or just select a lower-tier channels package.  With my current satellite provider, we moved down from 250 channels to 150 channels, barely noticed the difference, and saved $10 per month. 2.  Reduce the […]