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Trent’s latest articles

The Quantified Spender: How Keeping Careful Track of Your Spending Behavior Is Valuable
Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
Jul 18, 2018
The Risks of Everyday Life
Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
Jul 17, 2018
Strategies for Fighting Frugality Fatigue

While there is no such thing as a “magic formula” for building wealth, living below your means is by far…

Holly Johnson
Jul 18, 2018
The ‘Butterfly Effect’ of Our Financial Decisions

The “butterfly effect” refers to the metaphorical idea that a butterfly flapping its wings on one side of the world…

Drew Housman
Drew Housman
Jul 17, 2018
Questions About Auto Insurance, Prime Day, Social Security, Watches, and More!

What’s inside? Here are the questions answered in today’s reader mailbag, boiled down to summaries of five or fewer words.…

Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
Jul 16, 2018
Get More Work Done: Eight Ways to Avoid the ‘Halfway Zone’

More often than I’d like to admit, I find myself working on a task, but not really working on the…

Drew Housman
Drew Housman
Jul 16, 2018
Our House Came With Two Goats — and They’re Heartbreaking Helpers

Goats aren’t yoga props or party decorations: They’re inexpensive, reliable creatures who can be a tremendous help around the yard…

Jason Notte
Jul 15, 2018
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