Money & You

  • 5 Ways to Ensure What You’re Buying on Amazon Is Safe

    As Amazon welcomes more third-party vendors, shopping requires vigilance. Here's how to ensure what you’re buying on Amazon is safe. 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.

  • Enjoy Free TV and Movies on New Peacock Streaming Service

    NBCUniversal is giving us another reason to cut the cord and save money — that is, if you haven’t ditched cable already. The media conglomerate is launching its new streaming service, Peacock, nationwide on July 15. The best news? You can stream without paying a cent. The Peacock streaming service has three tiered options for 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.

  • 11 Best Bank Promotions of July 2020 (Get Up to $700 Cash)

    So, you’re looking for a new bank account. You’ve got several factors to consider — including bank promotions. Wouldn’t it be nice to fund your shiny new account with some extra cash? Many banks offer sign-up bonuses. No, these bonuses aren’t always advertised, but we did some digging and found you some hefty cash offers. 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.

  • How to Save Money on Produce With These Simple Tips

    If you’re looking for a way to trim the fat from your budget, it’s time to take a closer look at your grocery spending. Food is a necessity, of course, but chances are you’re spending more than you need to be. And while there are dozens of ways to save money on groceries, today we’re 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.

  • It’s an expensive double whammy. First, you’re probably staying home more to social distance. Second, we’ve got hot summer temperatures. With that combination, many of us are getting hit with skyrocketing power bills. Experts are predicting that most consumers’ energy bills will rise by at least 10 percent, putting a strain on household budgets. But 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.

  • Our kitchens have been the real MVPs these past few months.  From tiny hot plates working overtime to broilers on full blast, our appliances have been cranking out some incredible dishes. And a ton of wattage, too.  You’ve probably seen your energy bill rise as high as your sourdough loaves, which is why a company 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.

  • Are you smart enough to get money back from your power company? We’re willing to bet you are. We found a program that’ll pay you $300 a year (or more!) for turning out the lights and shutting off your appliances for an hour. And your power company will you pay for it. If you have 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.

  • Normally, when you get a text from an unknown number, you probably ignore it, right? But there’s a new number that will text you every week, and you’ll want to pay attention to what it’s saying because it could mean getting $300. No, this isn’t a scam. If you have a utility account with PG&E, SDG&E 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.

  • More than $10 million. That’s how much money Californians have made through a program that’ll pay you to turn the lights off and reduce your energy use for an hour a week. If you have a utility account with PG&E, SDG&E or Southern California Edison, which cover nearly every single county in California, listen up. 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.

  • Have you dug yourself so deep into a Netflix hole that you’ve watched everything on your list and come out the other side? Instead of re-watching “Breaking Bad” from the beginning, give yourself a break with some good old-fashioned board games — and you could get paid $300. If you have a utility account with 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.

  • 9 Best Grocery Delivery Services for Online Shopping 2020

    Wondering what the best grocery delivery service is for you? Here are the details on nine options that could help you save time (and your sanity). 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.

  • How to Build a Cheap Home Gym for Less Than $100

    Fitness is imperative, but it doesn’t have to be expensive. Here’s how you can build a cheap home gym that’ll keep you and your wallet strong. 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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