Money & You

  • Would Ditching Your Smartphone Save You Money? 3 Questions to Ask Yourself
    by [email protected] (Jamie Cattanach) on July 20, 2019 at 2:00 pm

    Getting a cheap flip phone may sound like a good way to save money — but have you thought of everything your smartphone really does? 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. […]

  • Should You Consider Medi-Share for Health Insurance? Here’s Our Take
    by [email protected] (The Penny Hoarder Staff) on July 19, 2019 at 6:00 pm

    Have you considered using a health-care sharing ministry to save money on health insurance? Here’s our Medi-Share review for 2019. 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. […]

  • ‘Shark Tank’ Contestants Share What It Takes to Get on the Show — and Nail it
    by [email protected] (Adam Hardy) on July 19, 2019 at 4:00 pm

    Ever wondered how to get on ‘Shark Tank’? These successful CEO-contestants know the answer. They shared their behind-the-scenes advice with The Penny Hoarder. 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: Did Co-Signing My Daughter’s Student Loan Kill My Chance of Retiring?
    by [email protected] (Dear Penny) on July 19, 2019 at 2:00 pm

    Cosigning a student loan is risky business. This week, Dear Penny advises a reader who wants to retire, but now has to pay off her daughter’s student debt. 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. […]

  • These States’ Tax-Free Holidays Mean Big Savings on Back-to-School Shopping
    by [email protected] (Nicole Dow) on July 18, 2019 at 8:00 pm

    Sixteen states will issue sales-tax exemptions for back-to-school items this summer. Find out when your state’s tax-free weekend (or week) will be. 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 You Need to Know If You’re Working While on Disability Benefits
    by [email protected] (Adam Hardy) on July 18, 2019 at 6:00 pm

    Can you work while on disability? Yes, but there are rules. Experts weigh in on how to navigate the balance of working while receiving disability income. 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 How to See If Your Old Pokemon Cards Are Worth Something
    by [email protected] (Adam Hardy) on July 17, 2019 at 8:00 pm

    A card-trading expert shares his best tips to sell Pokemon cards. Plus, how to assess your cards’ rarity and condition. 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. […]

  • New Shoes and Backpacks Add Up. Here’s How to Budget for Back-to-School
    by [email protected] (Nicole Dow) on July 17, 2019 at 6:00 pm

    Back-to-school season comes around the same time every year, but like the holidays, it has a tendency to sneak up on parents — and their bank accounts.  It’s like one day, you’re relaxing on the beach and planning backyard barbecues and the next, you’re shelling out hundreds of dollars for school supplies and new wardrobes. […] 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. […]

  • If You Make Less Than $15/Hour, Here Are 6 Companies That Are Hiring & Pay More
    by [email protected] (The Penny Hoarder Staff) on July 17, 2019 at 4:24 pm

    Which grocery delivery app pays the most? We compared six top apps to find you the one that's best for you. 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. […]

  • We Took Our School Shopping List to 5 Stores. This Store Was Cheapest by 43%
    by [email protected] (Carson Kohler) on July 16, 2019 at 9:16 pm

    Looking for cheap school supplies? We compared prices at five popular chains to see which one offers the best back-to-school deals. 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. […]

  • Reduce the Pain at the Pump With These 20 Ways to Save Money on Gas
    by [email protected] (Steve Gillman) on July 16, 2019 at 4:00 pm

    The cost of getting around town adds up. But there are lots of ways to save money on gas, from scouting the best rewards programs to keeping your tires properly inflated. 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. […]

  • Why Money Market Accounts Are a Smart Place to Stash Your Savings
    by [email protected] (Laura Grace Tarpley) on July 16, 2019 at 2:00 pm

    If you’re looking to save money but you want convenient checking features, a money market account could be right for you. 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. […]

  • Small Business Savings: How Small Businesses Can Save on Postage and Shipping Costs
    by Joe on July 19, 2019 at 11:00 am

    Do you run an e-commerce business and think that the cost of postage is out of your control? You may not set postage prices, but it is up to you to work out a package with your provider that makes sense for your business. Are you ready to take control? Here’s how to manage your […] The post Small Business Savings: How Small Businesses Can Save on Postage and Shipping Costs appeared first on The Joe Economy. […]

  • What is the IRS Fresh Start Program: An Explanative Guide
    by Joe on July 19, 2019 at 10:53 am

    Do you currently owe the IRS money? If so, you’re not alone. It’s estimated that Americans owe more than $83 billion in back taxes, tax penalties, and interest.  When you owe a lot of money to the IRS, it’s easy to feel as though you’re trapped in a hole that you’ll never be able to […] The post What is the IRS Fresh Start Program: An Explanative Guide appeared first on The Joe Economy. […]

  • Attention Entrepreneurs! How to Start a Business Podcast
    by Joe on July 19, 2019 at 10:49 am

    Podcasts have quickly become one of the go-to sources of information. We listen to them in the car, in waiting rooms, and while we’re working. About 22% of Americans have listened to a podcast in the last week. They’re a great way to help you build your business, too. Think of the potential reach you […] The post Attention Entrepreneurs! How to Start a Business Podcast appeared first on The Joe Economy. […]

  • How to Repair Your Credit In 12 Simple Steps
    by Joe on July 17, 2019 at 10:15 pm

    Do you have poor credit? According to Experian, 21.2% of Americans are in the same boat. You don’t have to be stranded in financial limbo. If you’re stressed about repairing your credit, we have good news for you. Improving your credit standing is not nearly as complicated or difficult as you may think it is. […] The post How to Repair Your Credit In 12 Simple Steps appeared first on The Joe Economy. […]

  • Put Your Career into Overdrive! How to Start a Transportation Business
    by Joe on July 15, 2019 at 12:24 pm

    Did you know the transportation and warehouse industry in the United States is worth about $1.3 trillion? After a period of stagnation between 2014 and 20116, the industry is now expanding, with experts estimating 2.9 percent growth in 2019. If you’re looking to start a transport business, now is the best time. No doubt. However, […] The post Put Your Career into Overdrive! How to Start a Transportation Business appeared first on The Joe Economy. […]

  • Facing Foreclosure? Here Are 8 Tips to Avoid it.
    by Joe on July 15, 2019 at 8:46 am

    It is hard to work and save up money for the down payment on a home. Then, it is hard to make the payment on time every month for from 15 to 30 years. What happens when a person loses their job or has hours cut, there are serious medical problems for a family member, […] The post Facing Foreclosure? Here Are 8 Tips to Avoid it. appeared first on The Joe Economy. […]

  • Your Essential Office Equipment List to Keep Your Team Productive
    by Joe on July 15, 2019 at 8:44 am

    This is the best time in history to be running a small business.  The reason for this is that we have access to certain tools and equipment that even the playing field more than ever. Machinery and processes that used to take up entire buildings are not only available in the form of small pieces […] The post Your Essential Office Equipment List to Keep Your Team Productive appeared first on The Joe Economy. […]

  • What Is Business Insurance and What Are the Benefits?
    by Joe on July 15, 2019 at 8:41 am

    In 2017, businesses paid over $200 billion in commercial insurance premiums. Sounds like a lot?  Well, it is. But if disaster strikes then business insurance could be your best friend. And if you don’t have it, you might want to consider investing in it as soon as possible. So what is business insurance?  To figure out […] The post What Is Business Insurance and What Are the Benefits? appeared first on The Joe Economy. […]

  • Working From Home Full Time Can Be Bad For You: Here’s Why
    by Joe on July 11, 2019 at 3:39 pm

    It’s true that working from home full time has its many perks. Working from home can be a blessing because it allows us to earn income while staying in the comfort of our home. We can wear whatever we’d like and, most of the time, choose our own hours.  While working at home has many benefits, […] The post Working From Home Full Time Can Be Bad For You: Here’s Why appeared first on The Joe Economy. […]

  • Worried About Volatile Stocks? 7 Tips to Investing in Today’s Volatile Market
    by Joe on July 11, 2019 at 3:27 pm

    In 2017, around 54% of Americans owned stocks; this was either directly, or as part of a fund. Whether you’re one of those Americans or you’re considering getting started on investing soon, you may need some help on making the most of your money. If you’re worried about volatile stocks, here are 7 tips for […] The post Worried About Volatile Stocks? 7 Tips to Investing in Today’s Volatile Market appeared first on The Joe Economy. […]