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Trent’s latest articles

The Value and Practice of a Data Diet: How To Drastically Cut Mobile Data Costs
Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
Jan 20, 2018
Building a Smart Job Loss Plan
Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
Jan 19, 2018
‘I Don’t Want to Save! I Want to Live and Have Fun!’

The latter half of January each year brings a lot of people who are finding that it’s difficult to stick…

Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
Jan 18, 2018
Four Money Basics My Mother Couldn’t Teach Me – Because She Didn’t Know Them Herself

When I have questions about money, I just Google the answer. My Mint app tracks my budget, Digit stashes money…

Ilona Abramova
Ilona Abramova
Jan 18, 2018
The Power of Deep Prioritizing

Not too long ago, I spent an entire workweek without writing a single word for The Simple Dollar or any…

Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
Jan 17, 2018
Raising a Kid Costs How Much? Ways to Whittle Down the Costs of Parenthood

You may have heard that the cost to raise a child to the age of 18 have surged to a…

Holly Johnson
Jan 17, 2018
This Cold House: 18 Ways to Keep You and Your Home Warm Without Big Energy Bills

Like many American households, we dealt with some seriously cold weather over the last week or two. We had multiple…

Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
Jan 16, 2018
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