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Some Further Thoughts on the One Bag Challenge
Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
May 18, 2019
Adjustable-Rate Mortgages Are Making a Comeback – Is That a Good or Bad Thing?
Mia Taylor
May 15, 2019

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The Big Debate #2: Leasing, Buying New, or Buying Used?

This week, The Simple Dollar is taking a deeper look at five common personal finance debates. Going to the car…

Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
Jul 31, 2014
Personal Finance and the Bucket List

A while back, I watched part of the Jack Nicholson/Morgan Freeman movie The Bucket List. In it (if you didn’t…

Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
Sep 16, 2014
Reader Mailbag #23

Each Monday, The Simple Dollar opens up the reader mailbags and answers ten to twenty simple questions offered up by…

Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
Sep 8, 2015
Review: The Seven Minute Difference

Each Sunday, The Simple Dollar reviews a personal productivity, personal development, or business/entrepreneurship book of interest. A few weeks ago,…

Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
Sep 8, 2015
A Frugal Guide to the Iowa State Fair (or Any Similar County or State Fair)

One annual end-of-summer tradition in our household is attending the Iowa State Fair, held in Des Moines each year in…

Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
Aug 10, 2008
The Gift Card Dilemma(s)

A few days ago, on the very day I pledged to reduce my personal book buying budget to $0 for…

Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
Aug 9, 2008