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By Tim Clark and Mark Cunningham

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The Evolution of The Logo Logo design has been a controversial subject in the design press lately. One branding professional recently claimed that logo design is not that hard to do and another said that logos are dead; some rebutted while others concurred.

Suspended Besta Bookshelf

Materials: Besta Shelf Unit, Besta Suspension Rail, Inreda Ladder, self-drilling heavy-duty Nylon wall anchors, multi-position extension ladder Description: Problem For the longest time I've been meaning to make use of the over head space in the stairwell of our home. With 1100 square foot of living area, space is at a premium.

Reader Story: Learning to Spend

This guest post from Meg is part of the “reader stories” feature here at Get Rich Slowly. Some stories contain general “how I did X” advice; others are examples of how a GRS reader achieved financial success — or failure. These stories feature folks from all levels of financial maturity and with all sorts of incomes.

Manvotional: “Yellow” by Robert W. Service

Yellow By: Robert W.

Money and Basic Math: Some Thoughts and Six Quick Tips

Lately, I’ve been reading the very enjoyable book Stop Getting Ripped Off by Bob Sullivan of The Red Tape Chronicles (a full review will come in a week or two). The first section of the book discusses at length how people are often stymied at personal finance due to basic math skills.

The Manly Art of Arnold Friberg

Last Thursday, a favorite artist of mine passed away. Arnold Friberg was an American artist and illustrator who was famous for his paintings depicting religious, western, and patriotic scenes. Some of his most well-known work include the movie posters for Cecil B.

5 Strategies for a Happy Marriage: Secrets every bride and groom should know

‘The Marriage of Figaro’ courtesy of TheIntelligencer Despairingly, he looked at her, shook his head, and asked, “Whatever happened to us?

The Simple Dollar Time Machine: July 10, 2010

Many newer readers of The Simple Dollar haven’t been exposed to the hundreds of great articles in the archives of the site, so this is a weekly series that highlights the five best posts from one year ago this week, two years ago this week, and three years ago this week. I call it … the Time Machine. One Year Ago (July 4 – July 10, 2009) How Low Can You Go?

"True Life Is Lived When Tiny Changes Occur."

"True life is lived when tiny changes occur." --Leo Tolstoy * A friend told me to check out The Blah, Blah, Blahg (love the name). When I went there, I saw why -- the writer was writing about her thoughts about a happiness project. * There's been a lot of interest in the one-page discussion guide for book groups.

Business Catalyst Review

I have a dirty little secret. I hate ecommerce design. In my history as a designer I’ve always found ecommerce design equivalent to trying to wrestle with a five-hundred-pound greased gorilla. At best it is a big hassle, and at its worst it is blood and carnage flowing down the streets. My biggest complaint is usually how unwieldy and annoying it is to work with most ecommerce backends.

Pay Yourself First with a Coupon Booklet

Is budgeting a hassle? Do you sometimes forget to make your Roth IRA contribution or to transfer this month’s installment for the new car you’re saving for? Do you wish there were some way to make the process easier? One way to reduce human error is to set up a separate savings account for each of your goals.

Summer Meal Series #6: Simple Homemade Pasta and Pizza Sauce

This summer, I’m going to be posting a series of fifteen low-cost, tasty, and easy-to-prepare meals that are literally straight from my own kitchen. Today’s meal looks like a simple pasta… … and it is, except that we do something a little different than most people seem to these days. You see, we’re pretty picky about our sauce.

Problems with Contacting the Art of Manliness

We have recently discovered that for the past month or two, there has been a glitch in our contact form and our guest submission form. Some messages were coming through to us, but many were not.

Need a Happiness Boost? Read a Good Book.

I’m working on my Happiness Project, and you could have one, too! Everyone’s project will look different, but it’s the rare person who can’t benefit. Join in -- no need to catch up, just jump in right now. I'm in four book groups, if you can believe it, and one recurring challenge for each of the book groups is picking the next book.

The Clean-Slate Guide to Simplicity

Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Jeffrey Tang of The Art of Great Things. When we think about simplifying, we usually think about subtraction. Getting rid of excess stuff. Clearing away obligations. Deleting old emails. We simplify by paring away the layers of something until we find the core. Too many books on the shelf?