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31 Days to Financial Independence (Day 10): Trimming Your Spending – Utilities

“31 Days to Financial Independence” is an ongoing series that appears every Thursday on The Simple Dollar. You might want to start this series from the beginning! Last time, we started looking at the average American family budget, going through each category and examining how one could trim the cost of typical expenses in that […]

Wealth, Purpose, and the Idea of “Enough”

Two-Sided Coin: Should You Always Buy a Used Car?

This is the second in a series of posts called the “Two-Sided Coin,” where TSD’s Jon Gorey and Holly Johnson take opposing viewpoints on a number of personal finance topics.  JG: I’ll Never Buy a Used Car Again Most personal finance experts, including we here at The Simple Dollar, tend to recommend people buy late-model used cars to get the […]

Wealth, Purpose, and the Idea of “Enough”