Essays

Are Poor People Lazy?

About a week ago, J.D. over at Get Rich Slowly posted an article about the difference between high income earners and low income earners. Most of the differences between the two that he listed come largely down to personal effort and personal choices. In the comments, many people jumped to the conclusion that “poor people… Read More Are Poor People Lazy?

Essays

When Frugality Is Fun

A little while ago, Five Cent Nickel published an article on the limits of frugality in which one of my own frugal activities was discussed: First up, The Simple Dollar makes his own laundry detergent. He has done the math and for 8 loads of laundry per week, he saves $20 a year vs. the… Read More When Frugality Is Fun