All the Money – the book

ATM Book Club Week 7 (Chapter 6)

I’m running an informal book club on the blog devoted to All the Money in the World. You can join at any time; there are links to previous weeks at the bottom of this post.
This week we’re discussing Chapter 6, “The Marginal Cost of Children.” If you haven’t read the book, or want a refresher, you can read my USA Today column on a si… read more »

ATM Book Club Week 6 (Chapter 5)

I’m running an informal book club devoted to All the Money in the World here on the blog. You can jump in whenever you like; there are links to past weeks at the bottom of this post.
Chapter 5 is called “Your Best Weekend Ever” and looks at the question of stuff vs. experiences (and the intersection of the two) and how to use what happiness resea… read more »

Round up: The smart way to work 12 hours

I’ve been trying to blog close to daily (during the week) for the past few years. One way I make that easier on myself is to link to my various other writings on Friday! (Plus other interesting things).
Over at CBS MoneyWatch this week, my favorite post was probably “The smart way to work a 12-hour day.” You can still find time for a personal li… read more »

ATM Book Club Week 5 (Chapter 4)

I’m running an informal book club devoted to All the Money in the World here on this blog. You can start at any point; there are links to previous weeks at the bottom of this post.
This week we’re talking about Chapter 4, “Laughing at the Joneses.” In this chapter, I look at the American Dream of home ownership, and specifically, the bi… read more »

Round-up: Time magazine, plus can Twitter be productive?

It’s Friday again, and time for lots of links. It turns out this blog has some readers in influential places, because our discussion of Time magazine’s “The Richer Sex” cover got quoted in the Editor’s Desk page of last week’s issue. I am billed as a “self-help author” who “pointed to a bleaker sid… read more »