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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”

Questions About Impatience, Razor Blades, Student Loans, Light Bulbs 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. Disposable razor sharpener 2. Work-at-home jobs while pursuing degree 3. Student loan payoff strategy 4. CFL or LED bulbs 5. Spooked by stock […]

Wealth, Purpose, and the Idea of “Enough”