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When Frugality Bottoms Out
Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
Oct 16, 2019
Addressing the Financial Disease, Not Just the Symptoms
Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
Oct 15, 2019
Average Home Insurance Costs

Whether you’re a longtime homeowner, or are shopping for your very first home, selecting home insurance is one of the…

Elizabeth Rivelli
Oct 15, 2019
Questions About Jobless Partners, Reusable Containers, Standing Desks, D&D, and More!

What’s inside? Here are the questions answered in today’s reader mailbag, boiled down to summaries of five or fewer words.…

Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
Oct 14, 2019
States Where You Should Statistically Increase Your Auto Insurance Coverage

In 2017, there were more than 6.4 million car accidents in the United States.  Thankfully, less than 1% (0.53%) of…

Drew Page
Oct 14, 2019
An Update on Goal-Oriented Paper Planners and Some New Recommendations

A couple of years ago, I wrote a very popular article about goal-oriented planners, in which I reviewed a dozen…

Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
Oct 11, 2019
How Much Money Should I Be Saving Each Month?

One question that often pops up on The Simple Dollar is the seemingly simple question of how much a person…

Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
Oct 10, 2019
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