LifeLock–A Review

LifeLock is an identity theft prevention service available online. Identity theft is one of the fastest growing crimes in America, victimizing over 10 million people a year and costing billions of dollars. Given the rise in identity theft crimes over the past ten years, I thought a review of LifeLock was in order. First we’ll […]


Best Websites for Getting Organized and Staying Focused

As my wife can attest, I have a touch of Attention Deficit Disorder. Hey look, something shiny. Where was I? Anyway, this month’s edition of ADDitude Magazine lists several great sites to help you focus and stay organized. Staying organized is particularly important for sound money management. Have you ever forgotten to pay a bill […]


The Best Money Management Tips, Tools and Resources (April 2008)

Welcome to the Best of April 2008. Here you’ll find the best articles, posts, tools, resources and news about money, finance and investing from the past month. News & Analysis Subprime Mortgage Squeeze Causing Rise in Foreclosures A New York Times’ article described the impact the subprime mortgage crisis is having on foreclosures in some […]


Online Tools to Help Find the Lowest Gas Prices

As a follow up to 25 Ways to Save Money on Gas, I thought I’d share some additional online resources to help you find the lowest gas prices. So in addition to Gas Buddy and GasNearU, both of which I mentioned in the saving money on gas article, here are a few more worth checking […]


How to Turn Mistakes into Opportunities (a real life example)

Mistakes. They are a part of life. We all make them. And mistakes when it comes to money are a fact of life. But like turning lemons into lemonade, we can either benefit from our mistakes and make the most of them, or we can run from them and pretend they don’t exist. This hit […]


April 2008 in Review (250,000th Visitor Edition!)

April 2008 was another banner month for The Dough Roller in many respects. I’m happy to report that we had our 250,000th visitor to the site. I’m looking forward to the day when we have 250,000 each month! We’ve also added several features to the site, including polls to let you vote and see how […]