One of the core principles that guides my financial life is the idea of finding the best “bang for the buck” for every dollar I spend. I try to seek out products that have the features I actually need for the lowest price, and I also consider things like the time cost of reusing things
A few days ago, I was cleaning out the garage when I found my old set of golf clubs. Now, for those of you who aren’t aware of the full story of my financial turnaround, I used to be an avid golfer about a decade ago. I had a group of friends that I went
Some days, when you wake up, you just don’t feel so hot. Maybe you haven’t been eating so well as of late. Maybe you got a terrible night of sleep. Maybe stress has been weighing down on you. Maybe you’ve just been overstretched for a while. The result is that you wake up and start
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
Erica writes in with a question for the Mailbag that wound up with an answer that was just too long: My husband and I are film buffs. We watch a movie almost every night together and sometimes have movie marathons on the weekends and our walls are covered in film posters. However we have a