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Twelve Tactics to Minimize Winter Heating Bills

Liz writes in with an interesting question: wonder if you have weighed the pros and cons of switching to pellet/wood…

Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
Aug 28, 2014
Some Thoughts on Plasma Donation

One of the most frequent “quick money” tips I see bandied about is plasma donation. Go to a plasma donation…

Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
Sep 3, 2008
Review: After the Darkest Hour

Each Sunday, The Simple Dollar reviews a personal productivity, personal development, or business/entrepreneurship book of interest. When I was a…

Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
Aug 29, 2008
The Personal Finance Secrets “They” Don’t Want You to Know About

I get asked to review all sorts of crazy personal finance books, plans, programs, and schemes all the time, ranging…

Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
Aug 30, 2008
Overspending on Gifts? 6 Things to Think About

One of my readers related a story to me over a long conversation that, rather than posting a bunch of…

Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
Sep 18, 2014
The Simple Dollar Weekly Roundup: Book Review Changes Edition

After listening to feedback and my own changing interests, I’ve decided to change how I do book reviews on The…

Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
Aug 27, 2008