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The Fight and the Results
Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
Sep 21, 2019
A DACA Recipient’s Guide to Overcoming Financial Barriers
Lissa Miller
Sep 18, 2019

Latest Posts

Six Steps for a Beginning Stock Investor

Once a person has their debt under control, the next thing that they want to do with their money is…

Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
Jul 24, 2019
Twelve Invaluable Life and Money Hacks: Little Daily Steps for Finding the Money and Time to Get Things Done

Since starting The Simple Dollar (and discovering, when it became successful, that it required constant attention) and having two children,…

Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
Jul 29, 2014
Review: Gotcha Capitalism

Each Friday, The Simple Dollar reviews a personal finance book. Few things annoy me more than hidden costs. In fact,…

Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
Jan 25, 2008
Robert Kiyosaki and Learning From Another Perspective

Several months ago, I offered up a detailed and rather negative review of the well known personal finance book Rich…

Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
Jan 24, 2008
I’m Frugal, But My Spouse Is Not

This sentiment comes up quite often in the comments at The Simple Dollar: people leave notes complaining that they make…

Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
Jan 24, 2008
The Fed Cuts Rates – What Does That Mean For Me?

Whenever the Federal Reserve makes a move, it dominates headlines. I watched CNN for a while yesterday while waiting for…

Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
Jan 23, 2008