Blog Overview

Some Thoughts on Leverage and Retirement
Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
Sep 20, 2019
A DACA Recipient’s Guide to Overcoming Financial Barriers
Lissa Miller
Sep 18, 2019

Latest Posts

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
Born to Buy: Consumer Involvement as an Undermining Force

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

Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
Apr 30, 2008
Sunday Conversation #3

Over the next few Sundays, I’m going to post a conversation I’ve had with a person I know who has…

Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
May 4, 2008
Making and Maintaining a Master Information Document

About a year ago, I wrote a lengthy article about how to start a filing system, including information on what…

Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
May 3, 2008
Children’s Education and Personal Finance

Almost every time I read an article about funding your child’s education, it turns into a discussion about saving for…

Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
Aug 28, 2014
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
Sep 19, 2014