October 30, 2010

Ozzie and Harriet’s Halloween Party

Every few months, I browse over at the Internet Archives to see if any new public-domain money movies have been posted. I love those old videos, and try to share whatever I find. I checked for new money movies earlier this week, and though I didn’t find anything appropriate for Get Rich Slowly, I did find an old episode of The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet from 1952 called “Halloween Party”. […]

Questions and Answers on Life Insurance: Book Review and Money Saving Tips

Saving on life insurance without compromising your family’s future is doable. Figuring out how to get started evaluating alternatives and uncovering reasonable ways to save money without feeling pressured (either by your family or a sales agent) isn’t easy, though. […]

5 Ways Money Can Buy Happiness

I think we can agree that the pursuit of money won’t make you happier. However, in my experience, if it’s spent the right way, money can help you enhance the things in life that do make you happy. […]

The Simple Dollar Time Machine: October 30, 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. […]

Money Magic That Really Works

This post is from staff writer Sierra Black. Sierra writes about frugality, sustainable living, and getting her kids to eat kale at Childwild.com. It’s Halloween, the season of ghosts, ghouls, and witches! To celebrate, I thought I’d share a little money magic with you that really works. It’s an old Southern folk magic spell called Money Stay With Me. […]

Can Social Networking Really Land You a Job?

Kiplinger lists seven ways social networking (primarily Facebook, blogging, Twitter, and LinkedIn) can help you land your next job as follows: 1) Build your professional brand. 2) Keep in touch.3) Build stronger connections with key people. 4) Collect and showcase endorsements. 5) Advertise your professional intentions.6) Research prospective employers. […]

Nine frugal last-minute Halloween costumes that rely on puns

Halloween is Sunday, and you don’t have a costume yet?  Fear not!  Here are nine quick and easy Halloween costumes that won’t break the bank, and will at least give you a few groans from incredulous passersby.  To make it a little more fun, I’ll post the answers in the comments so that you have a chance to try to guess what the pun-ch line is. […]

Effect Of Foreign Currency Exchange Rates On Your Money

Just a little primer on the foreign currency exchange process. As an investor, how do you diversify? For some investors who are looking at more esoteric uses for their money, currency investments may be worth taking a look at. It’s something that I have discussed with my spouse off and on: should we invest in currencies? […]