The Simple Dollar Weekly Roundup: Volunteerism Edition

As I mentioned a few weeks ago, spring’s arrival means that my volunteerism goals are starting to kick into shape. My goal for the year


Sell or Donate Clothes You No Longer Wear (93/365)

Over time, our life situation changes. We change jobs or even change careers. We gain some weight or perhaps lose some weight. Our complexion changes,


In Praise of Jobs

I recently had a long exchange with a reader who felt that I was giving poor advice when suggesting that people start a side business


Rotate Clothes Seasonally (92/365)

Rotating clothes seasonally? This is something many of us already do anyway. After all, heavy winter shirts don’t fly in the summer, and I’d freeze


Reader Mailbag: Planning Our Summer Vacation

What’s inside? Here are the questions answered in today’s reader mailbag, boiled down to five word summaries. Click on the number to jump straight down


Swap Clothes with Similarly-Sized Friends (91/365)

For some, this money-saving tactic might cross a personal line you’re not quite comfortable with. For others, it can be a valuable money saver. It’s


Why I Value Goals

“When playing a game, the goal is to win, but it is the goal that is important, not the winning.” – Reiner Knizia Goals and