Half Price Living – Secrets to Living Well on One Income

When I saw this book at the library, I was intrigued and had to take it out. After all, my family lives on one income. Of course, that income is mine, with a stay at home dad, so we're not usually represented in these kinds of books. This one was no exception. The book this … Continue reading Half Price Living – Secrets to Living Well on One Income

Bobbleheads? No, Bogleheads’ Guide to Investing

If you're a fan of Vanguard, like I am, you've likely heard of the Bogleheads. They're a group of Vanguard investing fans that hang out over on the Bogleheads forum, and have developed a personal finance and investing wiki that everyone should read. So this week I decided to take another trip through their book, … Continue reading Bobbleheads? No, Bogleheads’ Guide to Investing

Randomly Walking Down Wall Street

Last week I took a variety of personal finance books out of the library-some old, some new, some new to me. One of the "old" ones is a classic but it's still one of my favorites. That book is A Random Walk Down Wall Street. This book may be 40+ years old, but it's completely … Continue reading Randomly Walking Down Wall Street

Dear Debt – It’s Not Me, It’s You – A Review

A few weeks ago I was fortunate to win a Rockstar Finance Forum contest with an entry writing a "dear debt" letter to my stupid mortgage company that mails me weekly (yes weekly!) letters begging me to take out a home equity loan. My prize? A copy of the new book Dear Debt  (affiliate link) by Melanie … Continue reading Dear Debt – It’s Not Me, It’s You – A Review

The Wealthy Barber – When Your Most Influential Books Let You Down

A few weeks back I wrote about the four books that changed my financial life - one of those was the Wealthy Barber. I apparently wasn't the only one who liked this book. It has over 2 million copies sold according to the cover. I originally read it as a teenager at the library, and … Continue reading The Wealthy Barber – When Your Most Influential Books Let You Down