Blog Overview

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

Latest Posts

The Risks of Everyday Life

My oldest son’s best friend very suddenly came down with a serious illness a couple of weeks ago. He has…

Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
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
The Advice of ‘Don’t Go to Starbucks Every Day’ and What It Really Means

It’s almost a running joke that personal finance writers like to bring up the idea of cutting out that ol’…

Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
Jul 14, 2018
The More List and the Less List

A long time reader named Janice recently suggested an exercise to me that I tried out at the beginning of…

Trent Hamm
Trent Hamm
Jul 13, 2018