Blog Overview

The Minimal Day: Rethinking the Little Things You Do Every Day
Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
Sep 19, 2019
A DACA Recipient’s Guide to Overcoming Financial Barriers
Lissa Miller
Sep 18, 2019

Latest Posts

The Simple Dollar Weekly Roundup: Greatest Hits Vol. 1 Edition

After receiving several dozen “This series was great” emails alongside several hundred “Please make it stop!” emails when it came…

Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
Aug 1, 2014
Born to Buy: Final Thoughts

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

Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
May 13, 2008
What I’m Doing With My Economic Stimulus Check (Hint: It Doesn’t Involve the Word ‘Plasma’)

Over the last few weeks, several readers have written in asking me what I’m going to do with my economic…

Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
May 13, 2008
The Battle Between the Stuff I Want and the Guilt I’m Left With

Last month, I was sorely tempted to pick up Mario Kart Wii. Mario Kart has been my favorite video game…

Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
Aug 1, 2014
Reader Mailbag #10

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

Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
May 12, 2008
Born to Buy: The Invention of Modern Childhood

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

Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
May 11, 2008