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How to Stop Worrying About What Other People Think
Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
Jul 21, 2018
Handling Guilt After a Big Purchase
Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
Jul 20, 2018
This Is Why I Can’t Have Nice Things: Life Is Easier Without Them

Recently, my husband’s red Prius took a real beating on its left end side. We were at the grocery store,…

Holly Johnson
Jul 22, 2018
The Wisdom of Frugality – The Pros and Cons of Extravagance

This is the fourth entry in an eight part weekly series that provides a detailed look at the book The…

Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
Jul 19, 2018
Do Student Loans Help or Hurt Your Credit Scores?

Preparing for college is hard work. You study diligently for the SAT or ACT. You earn the best grades possible…

John Ulzheimer
John Ulzheimer
Jul 19, 2018
The Quantified Spender: How Keeping Careful Track of Your Spending Behavior Is Valuable

Recently, I attended a community lecture about the idea of the “quantified self,” something I’ve vaguely touched on before here…

Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
Jul 18, 2018
Strategies for Fighting Frugality Fatigue

While there is no such thing as a “magic formula” for building wealth, living below your means is by far…

Holly Johnson
Jul 18, 2018
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