Money & You

  • Do This Instead of Gambling on Stocks like GameStop

    Don’t gamble on trendy “meme” stocks like GameStop that are being talked up online. Here are three safer strategies from a financial planner. 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.

  • 10 Cities for Vacations Without a Car

    If you’re planning a metropolitan getaway this summer, you’ll want to be sure to pick a destination that doesn’t require a car. The reason? In addition to all the other ways COVID has changed travel, it also put an even bigger price tag on car rentals. Since renting a car was never cheap to begin 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.

  • Self-Uniting Marriage: How to Officiate Your Ceremony and Save Money

    For better or worse, when you get married in the United States, the legal system is largely constructed for those who practice a specific type of Christian faith. That typically means a clergy member will join the couple in the eyes of the law. But American participation in organized religion has been trending downward since 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: Is Relationship Doomed if One Person Earns Way More?

    You won’t always fall in love with someone in your tax bracket. That disparity is often a big source of stress in relationships, judging from the Dear Penny inbox. You don’t have to be in the same place moneywise for a relationship to succeed. But having vastly different incomes or debt levels can be 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.

  • 5 Ways to Splurge On Something Without the Guilt

    What do you covet? What’s your next splurge? Whatever it is, here are five ways you can help yourself save up for it. 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.

  • Make Money on Instagram with These 7 Tips

    With the amount of time we spend scrolling through social media platforms, we might as well make money on Instagram, right? In fact, every scroll generally yields at least one friend or neighbor who has started using their followers to sell something. Maybe it’s time for a little spring cleaning, so they’ve decided to sell 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 Guide to the Best Cheap Wine (That Also Tastes Good)

    Still buying whatever bottle has the cutest label? Stop playing that dangerous game with your budget. Here’s how to get the best cheap wine for your money. 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.

  • Too Much Online Shopping? These Apps Can Earn You More Than $2,000 Back.

    Click. Click. Buy now. Regret? Not if you’re using these tricks when you shop online. You could get more than $2,000 back. 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.

  • 6 Mileage Tracker Apps That Will Track Your Mileage and Expenses

    Uber and Lyft drivers should always track mileage for tax purposes. These six free mileage tracker apps make it easy to do so right from your smartphone. 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.

  • ABLE Accounts Give Disabled Flexibility

    One of the newest financial products around, ABLE accounts are a 529 account with all kinds of bells and whistles built specifically to serve disabled Americans. After years of grassroots advocacy efforts from the disability community, ABLE accounts were birthed into legislation in December 2014. Why Open an ABLE account? The 529 accounts are traditionally 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.

  • 24 Clever Ways to Use WD40

    If you grew up with a handy adult around the house, chances are you’ve been familiar with WD-40 since you were a kid. The magic water-displacing, petroleum-based spray was created in the 1950s to prevent parts of the Atlas Missile from rusting. But these days, it’s a common household item that has dozens of uses 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: Am I a Jerk if I Include My Credit Score on Tinder?

    Dear Penny, I’m a newly single 41-year-old guy who recently set up a Tinder account. I work from home and most of my friends are married. I’d still like to meet someone organically, but a dating app seems more realistic for me right now. I’ve worked hard to get an 829 credit score. I’m 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.

 

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