October 30, 2011

Quotestream Review: A Real Time Stock Quote Web Service

Do you ever wonder where investors get their market and quote data? If you’re a hard core stock trader, you know that being a member of the trading club requires that you have at least two computer screens on your desk, with one showing and tracking streaming market data during all open market hours. […]

Review: 18 Minutes

Every Sunday, The Simple Dollar reviews a personal finance or other book of interest. Also available is a complete list of the hundreds of book reviews that have appeared on The Simple Dollar over the years. If you’ve read The Simple Dollar for a while, you know that I’m a big believer in the maxim that time is money. […]

Spirituality and Money: Knowing is Only Half the Battle

This article is written by Consumerism Commentary’s columnist, Ellen Cooper-Davis. Ellen’s column looks at the role of spirituality within the context of personal finance. For an introduction to this column, see Ellen’s first article, The Pastor and the Purse. Your feedback is welcome. It’s time for a little geography lesson. Look at the tag in your pants. […]

Podcast 132: Bank Transfer Day

Today on the Consumerism Commentary Podcast, Bryan speaks with Kristen Christian of Bank Transfer Day about why she got tens of thousands of people to agree to move to a credit union. They discuss why banks keep adding fees after posting significant profits, clearing up misconceptions about who can join a credit union, how to find one and what to expect. Consumerism Commentary Podcast Bank Transfe […]

The Power of Your Boss

When I worked for an employer, one thing that sometimes frustrated me was having a boss. Although we had a good relationship, there were often times where I was instructed or guided toward doing something that either seemed to be way outside of my typical job (and thus way outside of my expertise) or didn’t seem to be an efficient use of my time. Naturally, I did these things. […]

Reader Story: How Debt Put My Dreams on Hold

This guest post from Jason Jacobs is part of the “reader stories” feature at Get Rich Slowly. Some stories contain general advice; others are examples of how a GRS reader achieved financial success — or failure. Jason wants to be financially free so he and his wife can be missionaries with no strings attached. […]

Why Worry About Money?

For those of you new to Free Money Finance, I post on The Bible and Money every Sunday. Here's why.The following is a guest post from Tim at Faith and Finance, a Christian financial help blog that provides financial insights for individuals, businesses, and churches. […]