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

Who Do You Work For?

Yesterday, I made a feeble attempt to explain what I now do for a living to an eighty eight year…

Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
May 7, 2008
The Simple Dollar Weekly Roundup: Best Money Saving Tips Edition

Last week, I tried a little experiment on Twitter: I asked all of the people following me on there a…

Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
Aug 1, 2014
Born to Buy: Empowered or Seduced?

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

Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
Jul 29, 2014
Personal Finance 101: The Basics of Estate Planning

A Tutorial on Estate Planning: What You Need to Do to Make Sure You’re Covered A few days ago, I…

Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
Nov 2, 2018
Taking a Deeper Look at Wants Versus Needs

Let’s start off with an interesting statement. I believe that many of the personal finance problems that people face are…

Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
Apr 30, 2008
Reader Mailbag #9

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

Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
Apr 12, 2019