Get Rich Slowly is in the midst of an extended Independence Day break. Normal updates will resume on Wednesday, July 5th. If you’re new here, take a look at some past entries such as:

Also, feel free to talk amongst yourselves in the forums. Discuss frugality and simple living, mutual funds and other investments, or anything else that comes to mind.

As usual, please continue to forward intersting personal finance-related sites and articles. I have a backlog of reader-submitted stuff, but I’m always keen to see more. Finally, I’m always open to suggestions on how to improve this site, both in terms of content and layout. Tell me what you think!

Have a safe and happy holiday!