November 3, 2013

What Are You Learning Today That Your Next Employer Would Desire?

The title of this article is the one fundamental question I would ask everyone who is currently employed and expects to stay that way for more than another year or two. What are you learning today that your next employer would desire? Let’s break down this question a little bit. First of all, it’s a mistake to assume that you will be with the same employer for your entire career. […]

Selling Stocks at an All Time Market High?

By almost every measure, the stock market in the United States has hit several all-time highs over the last few weeks. This has led several Simple Dollar readers to write in and ask whether or not now is the time to sell. Tom, for example, writes: “With stocks being so high I am getting kind of nervous. […]

Comments of the week, food costs edition

Claes BellLast week asked readers if we should continue this feature and got a positive response, so we decided we’d delve into the comments again. […]

Reader Stories: On money and happiness

This reader story is from a longtime GRS reader Sumitha, who blogs at Some reader stories contain general advice; others are examples of how a GRS reader achieved financial success or failure. These stories feature folks with all levels of financial maturity and income. Want to submit your own reader story? Here’s how. […]