About two years ago, I wrote a pretty well received article on how to get started with eight great frugal hobbies. I had a lot of fun writing the article because it gave me a chance to talk about some of my own hobbies and how someone might get started in them at minimal cost.
Long time readers of The Simple Dollar know that I have a number of hobbies that I’m quite passionate about, most of which are actually pretty cheap if you make smart choices regarding them. Because I wear my hobbies on my sleeve so much, I get pretty frequent emails and Facebook messages from readers asking
More than 800,000 visitors from near and far flock to Wisconsin’s biggest city for Summerfest, billed as the world’s largest music festival. At the festival’s permanent grounds on the shores of Lake Michigan, live acts will perform on 11 stages for 11 days, June 28 to July 2, and July 4-9. While we’re tossing around
A few days ago, I was leafing through my journal for 2015 and thinking about some of the best things that I did during the year. It was easy to identify some of the great moments. I fondly remember our family camping trip to Wisconsin. I will never forget how ecstatic I was to watch
It’s the end of the year and giving is at an all-time high. With the holidays bringing together our friends and family, we’re often reminded of those less fortunate and giving back to the community by donating or volunteering can help us feel more connected with one another. While this makes the end of the
Suzanne Armstrong thrived in the corporate world, working for American Express and later consulting for Citibank, Deloitte and other behemoths. Her expertise: helping leaders build support for major change in a company’s vision or systems. Several years ago, Armstrong went through her own transformation. She left big business and now taps her “change leadership” know-how