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How to Shop Around Online: A Basic Guide

Tammy writes in: How does a person “shop around online”? I understand that you can buy things on Amazon and other web sites. Do you just go to different sites and look at prices and see what is cheapest? What about online rip off sites?...Show More Summary

You Want to Be a Capitalist

Check out The Biglaw Investor or read You Want to Be a Capitalist Let’s put aside the politically-loaded terms of communism and capitalism and think about the general difference between capital and labor. For basically all of history, you needed both capital and labor to produce anything of value. Show More Summary

Inspiration from Alice Walker, Henry David Thoreau, Arnold Schwarzenegger, and More

Once a month (or so), I share a dozen things that have inspired me to greater personal, professional, and financial success in my life. I hope they bring similar success to your life. 1. Alice Walker on power “The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any.” – Alice Walker You are not powerless. Show More Summary

Course Corrections

About a week ago, I was listening to a wonderful friend of mine, Heidi, talking about Amelia Earhart. Out of the blue, right in the midst of those thoughts, she burst into song, singing part of this song a cappella: The lyrics of this...Show More Summary

Side Hustle #70: Making Rings and Jewelry Out of Coins!

[Okay guys, I think I finally found the PERFECT side hustle for us money nerds ;) Making money from money itself! Haha… The full circle of financial life! And here to amaze us with all his artsy wizardry, is Michael Bonard – founder of Money-Rings.com who shows us the ins and outs today. If you enjoy this, consider supporting his Kickstarter page so he can continue […]

Using Meditation or Prayer to Help Achieve Financial, Professional, and Personal Goals

It’s not a secret to long time readers of The Simple Dollar that meditation is one of my daily practices. I spend at least 10 minutes each morning meditating, usually by simply focusing on my breathing. I often meditate for another 10 minutes later in the day, as well. Show More Summary

Watch These 10 Famous College Commencement Speeches for a Boost of Inspiration

Every year, college graduates get the opportunity to enjoy commencement speeches from some of the biggest names in art, religion, sports, business, and every other conceivable niche. Over the years, lucky graduates have been able toShow More Summary

Inspiration from Casey Brown, C. S. Lewis, Michele Sullivan, and More

Once a month (or so), I share a dozen things that have inspired me to greater personal, professional, and financial success in my life. I hope they bring similar success to your life. 1. Nelson Bunker Hunt on goals “First, you decide...Show More Summary

Retiring in Your 30s or 40s – Crazy?

Check out The Biglaw Investor or read Retiring in Your 30s or 40s – Crazy? I’ve been getting a lot of questions recently about the early retirement crowd and realize that many lawyers aren’t familiar with it (and, really, why should they be?). Show More Summary

Wealthsimple Review: A Popular Fintech Company Comes to The U.S. (And Wants to Help You Invest Better)

Hey guys! Just got wind that one of the more popular Fintech companies in Canada (Wealthsimple) opened up here in the U.S., and if my spidey senses are on point as they usually are, I think it’s going to be another great company to contend with in the investing space. Outside of Vanguard, of course ;) If you’re just starting out with investing and/or want […]

Seeking “The Best” Versus “Good Enough”

Recently, I had the pleasure of reading Tyler Cowen’s excellent book The Complacent Class: The Self-Defeating Quest for the American Dream. In it, Cowen makes the argument that in achieving the relative stability that America has enjoyed...Show More Summary

Questions About Inheritance, Old Money Books, Fidgeting, Pickles, and More!

What’s inside? Here are the questions answered in today’s reader mailbag, boiled down to summaries of five or fewer words. Click on the number to jump straight down to the question. 1. Inheritance question 2. Converting attic into extra bedroom 3. Show More Summary

Six Simple Steps for Cooking at Home If You’ve Never Really Done It Before

Several years ago, I wrote a brief article on the first steps someone should take if they’re new to cooking at home. For some reason, I spent half the article outlining reasons why someone might be new to cooking at home, citing statistics about fast food and takeout use. Show More Summary

Inspiration from Bob Ross, Aala El-Khani, Marie Forleo, Walt Whitman, and More

Once a month (or so), I share a dozen things that have inspired me to greater personal, professional, and financial success in my life. I hope they bring similar success to your life. 1. Marie Forleo on clarity “Clarity comes from engagement,...Show More Summary

Financial Overheards Round III

Lots of juicy convos going on at Starbucks lately :) Thought we’d do another round of financial overheards today since y’all liked the last one we did! So interesting to hear random people talking about money! We’ll start with these two kids: Teen #1: “I want to be a millionaire” Teen #2: “How?” Teen #1: “I’m going to be a business man” Teen #2: “What […]

Inspiration from Agnes Obel, Marcus Aurelius, Kurt Vonnegut, and More

Once a month (or so), I share a dozen things that have inspired me to greater personal, professional, and financial success in my life. I hope they bring similar success to your life. 1. Friedrich Nietzsche on friendship and marriage...Show More Summary

Should You Pay Off Student Loans Early?

Should you pay off your student loans or start investing? It's a common questions among new grads. Here are some calculations that might help you make your decision. Should You Pay Off Student Loans Early? appeared first on Money Under 30. © Moneyblogs, LLC.

Will New Financial App, Clarity Money, Kill Mint.com?

What’s up money lovers! Got a new financial app to share with ya today for anyone still looking for that holy grail of fintech help ;) It’s called Clarity Money, and my boy who’s on their core team over there literally told me it will become “the app that kills Mint” haha… Pretty bold for only being a month old! But hey – I guess […]

12 Strategies for Maintaining Focus While Working at Home

I’ve been working from home on at least a regular basis for more than a decade, and on a full-time basis for nearly a decade. Over the years, I’ve come to learn quite a lot about what it takes to effectively telecommute for your work. Show More Summary

Black Coffee: Giving New Meaning to the Term “Bull” Market

It’s time to sit back, relax and enjoy a little joe … Welcome to another rousing edition of Black Coffee, your off-beat weekly round-up of what’s been going on in the world of money and personal finance. Okay, let’s get right to it this week … Bull markets are born on pessimism, grow on skepticism, […]

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