April 28, 2013

Five Free Tools I Use to Organize My Life

I have a very busy life. I have three kids, each of which are in different activities. I have three different community committee responsibilties, which means multiple meetings a month and other activities related to each one. I have writing responsibilities that involve two articles a day for The Simple Dollar, an ongoing effort to write a novel, and multiple other freelance opportunities. […]

“Live Below the Line” and the Value of Extreme Challenges

A close friend of mine recently introduced me to Live Below the Line, a charity that challenges people to live on a food budget of $1.50 a day for five days. Live Below the Line is run by the World Food Program and actually starts tomorrow (though you could, of course, do the challenge yourself any time). $1.50 a day. That’s not very much money at all. […]

Buying a House, The Diderot Effect and Awesome Customer Service

A few times a month, Lance from Money Life and More will stop by to share some of the best articles from across a variety of publications, including other blogs and mainstream media. Life has been extremely busy for us over the last few weeks! I recently bought a house and had to write a huge check for it at closing. Well, at least it was huge for me. […]

Understanding fundamental and technical analysis

This guest post is by GRS reader Russell Kith, an avid value investor, fan of Warren Buffett and personal finance blogger. You can find more of his articles on investing on his blog, Money Street Smart. Investing is a lot like going to college. […]

The Bible on Careers

For those of you new to Free Money Finance, I post on The Bible and Money every Sunday. Here's why. Today I'm posting Proverbs 22:29, which is what I consider to be the best verse on your career in the entire Bible. From the NIV: Do you see someone skilled in their work? […]