Money & You

  • Here’s How to Transfer Money From One Bank to Another

    Moving money within accounts at one financial institution is easy enough. You can visit your bank in person, give them a call or use its website or app to move funds from one account to another. But what if you have bank accounts at separate banks or credit unions? What if you have retirement accounts 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.

  • Buying in Bulk: How to Get More Value for Your Money

    Buying in bulk could help you stretch your grocery budget further -- as long as you check to make sure you’re getting the best deals, and are careful about storing large quantities of food. Here’s how to make bulk buying work 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.

  • What is Your Old Tech Worth? Whistle Pays 30% More — In 24 Hours

    How much money could you make by selling your old phones, game consoles or laptops? This company could pay you 30% more — and handles all the shipping. 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 Experts Shared Kitchen Updates You Can Do on a Budget

    For some, it’s a creative space where new recipes come to life each night. For others, it’s just the same old place where we cook the same old things. Either way, sprucing up your kitchen can be good for your spirits and efficiency. Here are some easy, inexpensive kitchen updates you can do on a 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.

  • Don't Skip Dollar General on a Saturday. Here's Why

    You should never simply drive by a Dollar General on a Saturday without stopping. Here's why. 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 Parents Won’t Tip for Uber Eats. Are They Wrong?

    Dear Penny, My parents are in their 80s. They love to dine out, but like a lot of older folks, they’ve been avoiding restaurants due to the pandemic. I downloaded the UberEats app for them on their phones so they could continue to enjoy their favorite restaurants while staying safe at home. But I was 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 Car Subscription Services Worth It? Here’s How to Decide

    The rise of Uber and Lyft was just the start of the rideshare revolution. With the ever-growing popularity of smartphone apps and subscription services, tech innovators and automakers alike have developed a range of successful car subscription services (typically regional but one is nationwide) that challenge the conventional ways of owning a car. In this 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.

  • Will We Get a Second Stimulus Check? What to Do In the Meantime

    Will we see another stimulus check this year? We’ve been asking the magic eight ball, because Congress doesn’t seem to know either, but it keeps telling us to “Ask again later.” Here’s where we think we stand now: In the first week of October, the president halted stimulus talks until after the election. Later 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.

  • How to Kill Zombie Debt and Get Debt Collectors Off Your Back

    Brains. Braaaaaains. Sorry, just channeling my inner zombie. If you’re in the mood to chop off something at the head, forget the fictional walkers and consider taking a whack at zombie debt. Zombie debt is way less fun than it sounds but potentially scarier than the undead. It’s the debt — maybe a medical bill 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.

  • Amazon Stock Doubled This Year. Here's How to Invest in It

    It sure would have been nice to have invested in Amazon a year ago, but it's not too late. There's a smart way you can invest with as little as $5. 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 Get Bids on Home Projects So You Don’t Waste Time or Money

    Installing a barn door seemed so simple. The doors look great on HGTV when the hosts hang them on the rail and slide them back and forth. It couldn’t be that hard to do, could it? Then the door arrived. It was unassembled and unpainted. None of the hardware was attached. Installing it would require 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.

  • Women and Money: Four Smart Moves to Make Today

    If you’re a woman worried about finances in light of the pandemic, you have plenty of company. Only 41% of women rate their financial wellness as good or excellent, compared to 58% of men, according to Bank of America’s Workplace Benefits Report.  Combine that with the fact that women are more likely to take 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.

 

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