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Personal Finances

  • 9 Ways to Make Money With Online Sales
    by [email protected] (Elizabeth Djinis) on July 6, 2022 at 4:00 pm

    We can’t be the only ones who’ve been shocked at the sheer amount of stuff we can accumulate in just a couple of years. For that, we have a solution for you: sell it online! Online selling is a big business. In 2020, more than two billion people worldwide bought goods or services online, according This was originally published on The Penny Hoarder, which helps millions of readers worldwide earn and save money by sharing unique job opportunities, personal stories, freebies and more. The Inc. 5000 ranked The Penny Hoarder as the fastest-growing private media company in the U.S. in 2017.

  • Dear Penny: My Boyfriend Can't Afford My Lavish Lifestyle. Should I Dump Him?
    by [email protected] (Robin Hartill, CFP®) on July 6, 2022 at 2:00 pm

    Dear Penny, I am debating my relationship because of materialistic things: My boyfriend is not drop-dead handsome, and he is not financially lavish. However, he is very determined and has started a good healthy lifestyle, exercises regularly and eats healthily since I’ve asked him to take care of himself. He is very generous when I This was originally published on The Penny Hoarder, which helps millions of readers worldwide earn and save money by sharing unique job opportunities, personal stories, freebies and more. The Inc. 5000 ranked The Penny Hoarder as the fastest-growing private media company in the U.S. in 2017.

  • What to Do About Private Student Loans if You’re Struggling to Pay
    by [email protected] (Tiffany Connors) on July 6, 2022 at 11:30 am

    If you have privately held student loans, you might be feeling a little jealous right now. After all, those borrowers with federally held student loans received a temporary break on payments thanks to coronavirus relief efforts. This relief is referred to as “forbearance,” and remains in effect 2½ years after the outbreak of the virus. This was originally published on The Penny Hoarder, which helps millions of readers worldwide earn and save money by sharing unique job opportunities, personal stories, freebies and more. The Inc. 5000 ranked The Penny Hoarder as the fastest-growing private media company in the U.S. in 2017.

  • Here's What to Do Before Debt Collectors Start Calling
    by [email protected] (Kari Faber) on July 5, 2022 at 8:14 pm

    Debt collectors are the worst. But if you do these things, you might be able to keep them from hounding you all the time. This was originally published on The Penny Hoarder, which helps millions of readers worldwide earn and save money by sharing unique job opportunities, personal stories, freebies and more. The Inc. 5000 ranked The Penny Hoarder as the fastest-growing private media company in the U.S. in 2017.

  • 5 Must-Dos Before Leaving the House for 3 Months or 3 Days
    by [email protected] (Tiffany Connors) on July 5, 2022 at 4:10 pm

    You can save money around the house even when you are away on vacation. Try these tips to see how you can do just that. This was originally published on The Penny Hoarder, which helps millions of readers worldwide earn and save money by sharing unique job opportunities, personal stories, freebies and more. The Inc. 5000 ranked The Penny Hoarder as the fastest-growing private media company in the U.S. in 2017.

  • 324 Money-Saving Tips From Our Best Food Articles
    by [email protected] (Nicole Dow) on July 5, 2022 at 2:20 pm

    We've rounded up our best food articles to help you save on groceries, takeout and restaurants. This was originally published on The Penny Hoarder, which helps millions of readers worldwide earn and save money by sharing unique job opportunities, personal stories, freebies and more. The Inc. 5000 ranked The Penny Hoarder as the fastest-growing private media company in the U.S. in 2017.

  • The 6 Best High-Interest Checking Accounts for July 2022
    by [email protected] (Kathleen Garvin) on July 5, 2022 at 11:53 am

    Some of the links in this post are from our sponsors. We provide you with accurate, reliable information. Learn more about how we make money and select our advertising partners. When you think of interest-generating bank accounts, your mind likely goes to savings. After all, that’s your reward for building an emergency fund or socking This was originally published on The Penny Hoarder, which helps millions of readers worldwide earn and save money by sharing unique job opportunities, personal stories, freebies and more. The Inc. 5000 ranked The Penny Hoarder as the fastest-growing private media company in the U.S. in 2017.

  • What is a Payday Loan and How Do They Work?
    by [email protected] (Robin Hartill, CFP®) on July 5, 2022 at 11:50 am

    A payday loan is a type of short-term, high-interest personal loan that becomes due when you get your next paycheck. Payday loans may look appealing in a cash crunch, particularly for people with low credit scores. But the fees and interest are exorbitant, leading many borrowers to become trapped in a debt cycle where they This was originally published on The Penny Hoarder, which helps millions of readers worldwide earn and save money by sharing unique job opportunities, personal stories, freebies and more. The Inc. 5000 ranked The Penny Hoarder as the fastest-growing private media company in the U.S. in 2017.

  • 5 Carpooling Apps to Help You Save Money on Transportation
    by [email protected] (Michael Archambault) on July 4, 2022 at 4:00 pm

    When we were kids, our parents told us not to get into cars with strangers, but that’s before we all had smartphones in our pockets and the price of gas skyrocketed. Now, if you need to get around, carpooling is a way to save at the gas pump — or the electric car charging station. This was originally published on The Penny Hoarder, which helps millions of readers worldwide earn and save money by sharing unique job opportunities, personal stories, freebies and more. The Inc. 5000 ranked The Penny Hoarder as the fastest-growing private media company in the U.S. in 2017.

  • The 10 Best Places for Digital Nomads
    by [email protected] (Elizabeth Djinis) on July 4, 2022 at 2:00 pm

    Suddenly, the label “digital nomad” is everywhere. Remote workers are taking their salaries and setting up shop outside of the U.S. and now we’ve got a name for that. Or at least they’re dreaming about it, and wondering about the best cities for digital nomads. It’s enticing to envision yourself working remotely from Italy’s Amalfi This was originally published on The Penny Hoarder, which helps millions of readers worldwide earn and save money by sharing unique job opportunities, personal stories, freebies and more. The Inc. 5000 ranked The Penny Hoarder as the fastest-growing private media company in the U.S. in 2017.

  • 12 Ways to Save Money on International Travel
    by [email protected] (Robert Bruce) on July 4, 2022 at 12:00 pm

    After two years of staying relatively close to home, more travelers are looking to get out and see the world in 2022. A recent survey by IMG Travel revealed that 96% of participants planned to travel internationally in 2022 — 11% more than pre-pandemic levels. More than half said they felt more comfortable traveling internationally This was originally published on The Penny Hoarder, which helps millions of readers worldwide earn and save money by sharing unique job opportunities, personal stories, freebies and more. The Inc. 5000 ranked The Penny Hoarder as the fastest-growing private media company in the U.S. in 2017.

  • Dear Penny: I'm 75 With $235K of Student Loans. Should I Default?
    by [email protected] (Robin Hartill, CFP®) on July 3, 2022 at 2:00 pm

    Dear Penny, I am 75, and my husband is 83. I have been paying on my student loans for 16 years and the balance has gone from $200,000 to $235,000.  I am on an income-driven repayment plan and work primarily to pay my loans. My IDR payment is $1,056 as of today. I also draw This was originally published on The Penny Hoarder, which helps millions of readers worldwide earn and save money by sharing unique job opportunities, personal stories, freebies and more. The Inc. 5000 ranked The Penny Hoarder as the fastest-growing private media company in the U.S. in 2017.

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