September 18, 2010

Homemade Gluten-Free Trail Mix Bars for About 30 Cents Each

An on-the-go lifestyle means you don't have time to make everything from scratch.Y our gluten allergy can get very expensive if you're constantly buying "gluten-free" snacks when you're out and about. These bars broke down to about 30 cents a piece when I weighed in my final product. Make a batch a week and you'll be good to go. […]

The Simple Dollar Time Machine: September 18, 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. […]

New College Grads: Make the Most of Your Clean Slate

The following is a guest post by Lauren Bailey, who writes for Best Colleges Online. So you just recently graduated from college, and now, all of sudden, a whole new set of responsibilities have been foisted on you from the Real World. You were probably mostly on your parents' dime, and so spending money wasn't as much of a concern as it is now. […]

Should You Pay Off Loans or Invest Your Money?

Let me tell you a little bit about me. For years I’ve been an investor and have been fortunate enough to do well. Of course, doing well as a part time investor doesn’t mean the same thing as performing well as a hedge fund manager, but I’m proud of myself nonetheless. In 2009, my life changed for the better. I got married! I married the perfect woman and along with this, I gained a cat. […]