Blog Overview

Questions About Taxes, Work Lunches, Books, Cold Basements, and More!
Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
Feb 18, 2019
Airline Miles or Points About to Expire? Here Are Eight Easy Ways to Keep Them
Holly Johnson
Feb 14, 2019

Latest Posts

Left Brain and Right Brain Financial Needs

Not long ago, I was talking about retirement planning with a friend of mine who was trying to decide what…

Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
May 2, 2008
Born to Buy: Patterns of Media Use

This is the fourteenth discussion in a “book club” series on Born to Buy by Juliet Schor, which focuses on…

Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
May 1, 2008
Hyundai’s “Dollars and Sense” Ads

Recently, Hyundai has begun airing car ads for their “Dollars and Sense” campaign, in which they’re offering a “cash back”…

Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
May 1, 2008
A Portfolio of Credit Cards for Specific Purchases?

Jenelle wrote in recently and described her way of using credit cards: Unlike your advice to minimize your credit cards,…

Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
Apr 30, 2008
The Simple Dollar Weekly Roundup: Twitter and Media Appearances Edition

Two things worth noting that are somewhat interconnected. First, last Saturday I was on Darla Shine’s nationally syndicated Happy Housewives…

Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
Apr 30, 2008
Born to Buy: How Consumer Culture Undermines Children’s Well Being

This is the thirteenth discussion in a “book club” series on Born to Buy by Juliet Schor, which focuses on…

Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
Apr 29, 2008