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Penny Hoarding: Is It Worth Your Time?

Many people now search rolls of coins looking for silver dimes, quarters, and half dollars. I’ve previously written about coin roll hunting, one of my favorite childhood activities. But there is another way to cash in on old coins. It involves pennies of certain dates, and it explains why there has been more than one …

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How to Be a Human Guinea Pig (Without Taking Big Risks)

Last year I took ten pills in ten days to make $40. That isn’t much for participating in a medical trial, but hey, you have to start somewhere. And you can make a lot more than that. How much more? In one study NASA paid volunteers $15,000 just to stay in bed for a few …

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How To Make Money With Your House In 2023: 15 Crazy Innovative Ways

Can you make money with your house? Some financial gurus, like Robert Kyosaki, say that to make money with your house is very difficult, because a home is not an investment or an asset in the traditional sense: it costs money every month rather than making money. But in addition to the investments that make …

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Coin Mining on a Larger Scale

I’ve written about coin roll hunting before, and my post on penny hoarding a few weeks ago covered my own little experiments. Those are both about small-time coin mining, an expression that refers to searching circulating coins for higher-than-face-value finds. But there are big time players doing this. In fact, when Dan Snyderman of CC …

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