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  • What Is a Financial Counselor and How Can One Help You?
    by [email protected] (Nicole Dow) on July 14, 2020 at 2:00 pm

    There are times when money hurdles can feel insurmountable. Despite your best efforts to get on the right track financially, you just can’t seem to chip away at the debt, stop your poor spending habits or raise your credit score. That doesn’t mean you’re destined to be bad with money forever. A little one-on-one help 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 Tips for Buying Used Furniture: Here’s What to Look For
    by [email protected] (Jamie Cattanach) on July 13, 2020 at 8:00 pm

    Used furniture can be a great deal… but it can also be problematic. We asked the experts how to find furniture that is sturdy and free of creepy-crawlies. 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 Find Paid Poll Worker Jobs: Use This New Database
    by [email protected] (Adam Hardy) on July 13, 2020 at 6:00 pm

    Voter-advocacy organizations are leading efforts to galvanize hundreds of thousands of people to become poll workers for the upcoming general election this fall. One of those nonprofits created a comprehensive database to make finding local jobs much easier. The voting-rights nonprofit Fair Elections Center unveiled its new Work Elections database as part of a broader 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.

  • Car Repossession: What to Do Before, During and After
    by [email protected] (Tiffany Connors) on July 13, 2020 at 4:00 pm

    Car repossession can be a catastrophic event since a majority of Americans depend on their vehicle to get to work, school, the grocery store and everywhere else in their lives. The effects of the coronavirus pandemic and state shutdowns have burdened enough budgets to cause more Americans to miss car payments — 3.54% of auto 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.

  • Axos Bank Review: Is Axos Bank Right for You?
    by [email protected] (Tyler Omoth) on July 13, 2020 at 2:00 pm

    Axos Bank was one of the first online-only banks. It opened for business on July 4, 2000, as Bank of the Internet USA and grew steadily for nearly two decades before rebranding itself as Axos Bank on Oct.1 2018. It has a lot of options for checking and savings accounts and even has some pretty 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 Make a Budget In Google Sheets
    by [email protected] (Nicole Dow) on July 12, 2020 at 2:00 pm

    If you have a Gmail account, you’re sitting on a budgeting tool you may not even know about. And it’s totally free. Google Sheets, Google’s spreadsheet app, is a great platform for budgeting. You can customize your budget to your liking and access it on the go if you have Google Sheets downloaded on your 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: Can I Contribute to a Roth IRA if I’m Retired?
    by [email protected] (Dear Penny) on July 12, 2020 at 12:00 pm

    Dear Retired, The IRS sure does get bossy about how we save and spend our retirement money, huh? Blame the labyrinth of rules on those sweet tax breaks we get with retirement accounts. Uncle Sam’s kindness has a limit. Before I answer your questions, a quick primer on RMDs: These are the distributions the IRS 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.

  • 8 Free Virtual Summer Camps to Squash Your Kids’ Boredom
    by [email protected] (Nicole Dow) on July 11, 2020 at 2:00 pm

    Parents, we see you. The days have been long without school, play dates, grandparent visits, family vacations and summer camp. You’re trying to balance child care and work (or attempts to find work) — all while dealing with a pandemic. And day after day, you’re met with cries of “I’m bored!” Thankfully, in response to 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.

  • Stock Trading for Beginners: 6 Mistakes That Can Leave You Broke
    by [email protected] (Robin Hartill, CFP®) on July 11, 2020 at 12:00 pm

    You can’t bet on your favorite sports team right now, so a lot of people are making a gamble on the stock market instead. Online brokers Charles Schwab, TD Ameritrade, Etrade and Robinhood saw a combined 170% increase in new accounts opened during the first quarter of 2020, as eager new investors saw opportunity after 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.

  • Filing for a Tax Extension? Don’t Fall for These 5 Myths
    by [email protected] (Robin Hartill, CFP®) on July 10, 2020 at 9:00 pm

    If you haven’t filed your taxes yet, you still have time to file for an extension. Doing so will allow you to push back filing your return until Oct. 15. (No, even though the IRS pushed back 2020 tax day to July 15, you don’t get more time to file for an extension.) Here’s what 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.

  • 3 Ways You Can Still Take Advantage of July 15 Tax Deadline
    by [email protected] (Robin Hartill, CFP®) on July 10, 2020 at 8:00 pm

    Tax day for 2020 was pushed back to July 15 to give us all a break as we deal with the financial toll of the coronavirus pandemic. If you’ve already filed your 2019 tax return, you may not care that the deadline is fast approaching. But there are a few ways that you can still 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.

  • 7 Things to Do in the Summer for College Students With No Job
    by [email protected] (Dana Sitar) on July 10, 2020 at 6:00 pm

    Are you in college and feeling like you’re stuck in limbo because of the COVID-19 pandemic? Hiring freezes, canceled internships and stay-at-home orders have thrown a lot of summer 2020 plans out the window. But you can still make the most of your summer break to further your education, work experience and skill-building — it’ll 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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