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  • 10 Risky Investments That Could Make You Lose Everything
    by [email protected] (Robin Hartill, CFP®) on September 19, 2020 at 2:00 pm

    If the stock market crashed again, would you respond by investing more? Is day trading your sport of choice? Do you smirk at the idea of keeping money in a savings account instead of investing it? If you answered yes to these questions, you’re probably an investor with a high risk tolerance. Hold up, Evel 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 When Times Are Turbulent
    by [email protected] (Kari Faber) on September 18, 2020 at 8:00 pm

    This year has been anything but predictable, but we share our favorite budgeting method to help you get through anything. 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’s Hiring Spree Continues With 100,000 Additional Jobs
    by [email protected] (Adam Hardy) on September 18, 2020 at 6:18 pm

    It seems Amazon just won’t stop growing. The once humble bookseller is on a hiring spree — the second one in September alone. The company’s latest recruitment initiative seeks to fill 100,000 part-time and full-time positions. The jobs are primarily related to its delivery and logistics operations and are available across the U.S. and Canada. 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 Lessons We Learned in Home Ec That Can Help Improve Our Finances
    by [email protected] (Nicole Dow) on September 18, 2020 at 4:00 pm

    Remember home economics class? Well, it’s time to dust off those homemaking skills you learned in high school — or get ready to take notes if you never had this core class. You may not have realized it at the time, but what you learned in home ec can benefit your financial life. Here are 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.

  • State Pandemic Rental Assistance Programs: What You Need to Know
    by [email protected] (Brynne Conroy) on September 18, 2020 at 2:00 pm

    Thanks to the recent eviction moratorium, most Americans no longer have to be worried about being evicted — at least until January. But a stall on evictions doesn’t mean you don’t owe rent. Luckily, if you need help paying rent, there are assistance programs available across the country. These 26 States Offer Rental Assistance Programs 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.

  • Virtual Job Fair Sept 28: Find Remote, Disability-Friendly Jobs
    by [email protected] (Adam Hardy) on September 17, 2020 at 6:00 pm

    Looking for a job? Here’s your chance to connect with remote- and disability-friendly employers who have a slew of openings across a variety of fields. On Sept. 28, My Employment Options is hosting a virtual job fair from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Eastern. Admission is free and open to all, but job seekers 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.

  • 5 Investments Warren Buffett Avoids (Invest in This Instead)
    by [email protected] (Robin Hartill, CFP®) on September 17, 2020 at 4:00 pm

    Imagine you’d invested $1,000 in the S&P 500 back in January 1965. Today you’d be sitting on a nest egg of more than $190,000. Now imagine you were a beginning investor who entrusted $1,000 with Warren Buffett when he acquired Berkshire Hathaway in 1965. By investing in stocks the Buffett way, your $1,000 would now 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 What It Costs to Raise Chickens in Your Backyard
    by [email protected] (A.C. Shilton) on September 17, 2020 at 2:00 pm

    If you’ve been thinking about getting a few hens during quarantine, you might want to think again. For one thing, you may not be able to find any. There’s been a bit of a run on baby chicks. Cackle Hatchery, a Missouri-based hatchery, reports business has doubled this year over last, and wait times 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.

  • 4 Instances When It's Smart to Spend Money
    by [email protected] (Kari Faber) on September 17, 2020 at 12:00 pm

    You'd think, as Penny Hoarders, we'd always advise you to save money, but the truth is, sometimes it's smart to spend money. Here are four cases. 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 a Community College Transfer Could Save You $14K
    by [email protected] (Tiffany Connors) on September 16, 2020 at 6:00 pm

    Here’s how a community college transfer could save you $12,000 on student loan 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.

  • Haven't Gotten Your Extra Jobless Benefits Yet? Here's What's Going On
    by [email protected] (Adam Hardy) on September 16, 2020 at 4:00 pm

    For the vast majority of states, the boosted jobless benefits program — authorized by President Trump — ended before the enhanced payments reached any wallets.  But that’s not to say you won’t be seeing some additional relief if you’re unemployed and living in one of those states. On Aug. 8, Trump unveiled the Lost Wages 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.

  • Play Solitaire for Money on Your iPhone with this Free App
    by [email protected] (Mike Brassfield) on September 16, 2020 at 2:45 pm

    Do you play Solitaire on your iPhone? Play for money on this free app. It pays up to $83 if you solve the deck faster than competing players. 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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