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Trent Hamm
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Review: Learn to Earn

Each Friday, The Simple Dollar reviews a personal finance book. I’ve wanted to review one of Peter Lynch’s books for…

Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
Dec 21, 2007
Using All Cash To Kick The Debt Habit

One common tactic adopted by people who are in severe financial straits is an all-cash lifestyle. They tear up all…

Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
Sep 16, 2014
Heroes, Role Models, and Mentors

One of the biggest challenges I faced in my early adult life was the lack of a mentor or a…

Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
Oct 17, 2014
Frugality and Socializing: Finding Potential Friends Who Are Not Consumerism-Oriented

At various points in my life, I’ve entered entirely new social arenas. When I left my hometown and went to…

Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
Dec 19, 2007
Why I’ve Decided To Abandon (Virtually All) Ads On The Simple Dollar

As many of you have probably noticed, this morning I removed the majority of advertising from The Simple Dollar. This…

Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
Dec 18, 2007
Christmas, Money, Family, and Love

I finally fiished my Christmas preparations this morning, wrapping up the final presents and placing them under the tree. The…

Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
Dec 18, 2007