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Get Rich Slowly

By J.D. Roth

The Total Money Makeover: The Challenge … and Denial

This is the first of twelve parts of a “book club” reading and discussion of Dave Ramsey’s The Total Money Makeover, where this book on debt reduction is teased apart and looked at in detail. This first entry covers the preface and the first two chapters, finishing on page 16.

Want to Fail? Just Repeat These 3 Phrases Daily

Photo by Mr T. in DC Post by Jason D Barr. “It wasn’t that I was able to persevere. I was unable to stop! I just couldn’t give it up. It was just too important. It never entered the realm of possibility.

Fourteen Tips for Running a Good Meeting.

Every Wednesday is Tip Day. This Wednesday: 14 tips for running a good meeting. Nothing can drain the happiness from you faster than a long, unproductive meeting. You’re bored; you’re not getting anything done; emails are piling up while you sit, trapped. On the other hand, a productive meeting is exhilarating.

10 Cell Phone Tips

Cell phones are playing an increasingly important part in most people’s lives.  Here are 10 things to consider when you get ready to upgrade phones. 1.

The Best of Art of Manliness: June 2009

June was a fantastic month for The Art of Manliness. The 30 Days to a Better Man Challenge was a big success. We had over 600 people sign up for the official Community group. Thanks to everyone who participated! Keep your eyes open for the 30 Days to a Better Man eBook.  Also, traffic reached an all time high of 600,000 visits and our subscriber count reached 39,000.

The Ultimate Guide to Buying the Perfect Engagement Ring

Find the girl who is the “one.” Check.   Ask her father for her hand in marriage. Check.  Plan the perfect proposal. Check. Buy engagement ring. Hmmmm…..  Buying an engagement ring can be an overwhelming task. There’s a lot of pressure on this purchase.

Unitasker Wednesday: The Beaba Babycook

Okay, I know that choosing unitaskers from Williams-Sonoma is so simple that it’s like shooting fish in a barrel … but I can’t help myself! There are so many wonderful unitaskers lining their shelves. It’s fruitless for me to try to steer clear. I am drawn to their shiny, unitasker-ness like a moth to a street lamp.

A year ago on Unclutterer

2008 Time-saving tips Tips to help you save time doing chores. The transforming diaper bag The Hoppop is a diaper bag that transforms into a baby seat. Folding efficiently can save space Real Simple has a how to guide on the correct way to fold just about anything. June 2008 wrap up These are the things that made June 2008 memorable at Unclutterer. 2007 A man in uniform Steve Jobs is a man who

The Simple Dollar Weekly Roundup: Dominion Edition

For Father’s Day, my children gave me a copy of the game Dominion, and it would be an understatement to say that it’s a big hit around here.

Good-Bye, Microsoft Money! 16 Powerful Personal Finance Programs

As of today, Microsoft Money is no longer available for purchase. Microsoft has essentially conceded that there’s no demand for the product. From the website: With banks, brokerage firms and Web sites now providing a range of options for managing personal finances, the consumer need for Microsoft Money Plus has changed.

Alice.com giveaway

As a “thank you” to us for testing their service in the private beta (gamma?) launch, Alice.com has given Unclutterer TWO $250 credits to give away to our readers. If you’re a winner, $250 will be credited to your Alice.com account for you to spend through their service.

A TV unit rerun

Elodie gives her old TV unit a new burst of life. Again. "This is a third life for my TV furniture. At the beginning it was 'birch'. I transformed it in brown and flashy colors, and some years later I painted it in white and then I put a shiny varnish. A friend of mine call it the Apple furniture!

A sad observation I had on a mountain

See that picture? That's where I stayed last week for some quick R & R in the countryside. An incredibly beautiful place.At lunch one day, I briefly met two women, sitting at the next table. While I was eating, I overheard one say to the other, "Do you think there will be enough shops in town to keep us occupied?"Here we were, on a mountain. By a lake. With horses. And canoes.

30 Days to a Better Man Wrap-Up

During the month of June 2009, The Art of Manliness ran a series of posts called “30 Days to a Better Man.” Each day we created a task for Art of Manliness readers to complete that would help them improve in different facets of their lives such as relationships, fitness and health, career, and personal finances. We also had a very active Better Man Community Group where participants r

The Best of Get Rich Slowly: June 2009

Get Rich Slowly keeps humming along! Thanks to your participation, it was another great month around here, with a lot of interesting discussions. I’ve managed to collate most of the results from the recent reader survey, by the way, and will share them with you in a few days.