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Practicing What You Preach

Recently, a dustup occurred in the New York Times, where a regular writer on personal finance topics, MP Dunleavey, bought…

Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
Sep 15, 2014
How Much Frugality Is Too Much Frugality?

I talk about frugality a lot on The Simple Dollar, both directly and through allusions in other posts. To me,…

Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
Jan 3, 2008
Getting the Momentum Back

This morning, I woke up and returned to work for the first time since December 21 – and I really,…

Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
Jan 2, 2008
The Simple Dollar Weekly Roundup: Caucus Edition

As many of you know, I live in Iowa, so tomorrow night my wife and I will be participating in…

Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
Jul 30, 2014
The Costs of Finding Love

My wife and I were extremely lucky. We found each other in high school, dated throughout college, and got married…

Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
Jan 1, 2008
Dealing With A Bad Day Without Spending Money

In the “bad old days,” I used to respond to a bad day by spending money on something. The immediate…

Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
Jan 1, 2008