DR 010: How and Why to Track Your Net Worth

Wealth

This is the third day in our 31-Day Money Challenge. Over 31 days we’ll publish 31 podcasts, each designed to help you move closer to financial freedom. Yesterday we looked at how to set financial goals you’ll actually achieve. In today’s podcast, we discuss the importance of a net worth statement, how to prepare one, […]

Published or Updated: July 29, 2014

DR 009: How to Set Effective Financial Goals You’ll Actually Achieve

Financial Goals

This is the second day in our 31-Day Money Challenge. Over 31 days we’ll publish 31 podcasts, each designed to help you move closer to financial freedom. Yesterday we interviewed Jean Chatzky about financial freedom. In today’s podcast, we cover how to set effective financial goals you’ll actually achieve. Sponsors: The 31-Day Money Podcast is […]

Published or Updated: July 27, 2014

The 31-Day Money Challenge

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As we begin a new year, it’s a good time to give our finances a makeover. So for the next 31 days, we are going to tackle just about every personal finance and investing topic one needs to get out of debt, to start investing, and to begin moving closer to financial freedom. There is […]

Published or Updated: March 7, 2014

DR 008: What is Financial Freedom [with Jean Chatzky]

Financial Freedom

This is the first day in our 31-Day Money Challenge. Over 31 days we’ll publish 31 podcasts, each designed to help you move closer to financial freedom. In today’s podcast, we interview Jean Chatzky of the Today Show to gain a better understanding of what financial freedom is, how we can achieve it, and what […]

Published or Updated: July 27, 2014

DR 001: How to Make the Most of Veterans Benefits

Dough Roller Podcast--Veterans Day

On this Veterans Day, I’m happy to announce the launch of the Dough Roller Podcast.  It’s been a long time in the making, and while I don’t have all the kinks worked out, it is off to a good start. To commemorate Veterans Day, in this first episode I interview Ryan Guina.  Ryan served in […]

Published or Updated: November 24, 2013

A Brief History of Daylight Saving Time

Daylight Savings Time

Daylight Saving Time is the semi-annual ritual of setting our clocks one hour forward or back depending on the season. “Spring forward. . .fall back” is the familiar reminder of which direction we should adjust our clocks. But why do we have DST and where did it come from? It turns out that Daylight Saving […]

Published or Updated: October 28, 2013

8 Awesome Online Forums for Personal Finance and Investing

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Recently I’ve been spending a lot of time on personal finance and investing forums. As a blogger, forums are an excellent source of information. They let you know what questions people are asking about money. And the better forums have really thoughtful answers and resources. So I thought I’d share with you some of my […]

Published or Updated: September 23, 2013

The Definitive Financial Checkup for 30-Somethings (Part 1)

Average Wealth by Age

I get a lot of email from subscribers to our free weekly newsletter. It’s a great opportunity to connect with people and to share ideas about ways to improve our finances. Recently, a subscriber named Wanda emailed me with the following question: I am married and my husband and I are in our early thirties. […]

Published or Updated: September 30, 2013

Saving and Investing on Your Military Deployment

Saving Money on Military Deployment

This guest post comes from Spencer of Military Money Manual. This year I deployed for the first time with my squadron to a location in Southwest Asia. It was quite an adventure. I had a lot to learn about accomplishing our mission out there as well as all the opportunities for financial and personal growth […]

Published or Updated: September 9, 2013