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Trent Hamm
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May 28, 2020
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Latest Posts

The Total Money Makeover: Maximize Retirement Investing

This is the eighth of twelve parts of a “book club” reading and discussion of Dave Ramsey’s The Total Money…

Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
Jul 13, 2009
Rule #6: Stop Trying to Impress Other People.

A reader asked me if I could break down my ideas into a handful of principles. After some careful thought,…

Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
Sep 5, 2014
The Cost of Free

Chris Anderson’s most recent book, Free, argues that the future of many forms of commerce revolve around giving away their…

Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
Jul 16, 2009
Resetting the Scale

One of my passions is food. If you’ve been reading The Simple Dollar for long, you know that I love…

Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
Jul 29, 2014
The Simple Dollar Weekly Roundup: About My Second Book Edition

Since I’ve been dropping little hints for a while now that I’m deeply engrossed in my second book, several folks…

Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
Dec 19, 2019
Over-Saving for Retirement?

Haruki writes in: I am putting 15% of my salary into my 401(k) which gets a 5% match from my…

Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
Jul 15, 2009