Category: All the Money – the book

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 side of the story -- that often 'women are breadwinning ... because o… read more »

ATM Book Club Week 4 (Chapter 3)

I'm hosting an informal book club on this blog devoted to All the Money in the World: What the Happiest People Know About Getting and Spending. Each week we discuss one chapter. You can join at any time; there are links to previous weeks at the bottom of this post. Chapter 3 is called "Rethink Retirement." Being able to afford a secure retirement is the goal toute… read more »

Round up: spring fever and productivity

My yard is in full, glorious bloom right now. I've always loved the idea of having lots of flowers, but I think I would have felt terribly profligate spending big bucks on landscaping. So how wonderful that the flowers came with the house! I did pay for them, but spending on a house seems responsible. This is one of the little tricks one's mind plays, putting expe… read more »

ATM Book Club Week 3 (Chapter 2)

I'm running an informal book club here on the blog, working through the chapters of All the Money in the World one week at a time. You can join us at any time; there are links to previous weeks at the bottom of this post. This week it's time for Chapter 2: Don't Scrimp More, Make More. This was probably one of my favorite chapters to write. When I was researching this b… read more »

ATM Book Club Week 2: Chapter 1

For the next few months on this blog, I’ll be hosting an informal book club devoted to All the Money in the World. I’ll go through one chapter a week, and will link back to earlier posts so you can start whenever you pick up the book. Last week, we looked at the introduction, and talked about what an observer would discern of your values by looking at your financ… read more »