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  • Here’s How to Turn Food Pantry Staples into Delicious Meals
    by [email protected] (Nicole Dow) on January 23, 2021 at 3:00 pm

    Pandemic-related layoffs and income loss have driven many people to community food pantries for the first time in their lives. According to Feeding America, about four out of every 10 people who visited a food bank from March through June of last year were first-time visitors. As the winter holidays approached, more than 80% of 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 Why Your Excuses for Not Investing Don't Hold Up
    by [email protected] (Mike Brassfield) on January 22, 2021 at 8:41 pm

    Not an investor? Here are four excuses that people have for not investing. A here’s why those excuses don’t hold 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.

  • Earn Extra Money by Joining Online Focus Groups
    by [email protected] (Brynne Conroy) on January 22, 2021 at 5:11 pm

    Wanted: your opinion. Share your thoughts on products and services as part of a focus group, and get paid. If that sounds interesting, here’s how to get started -- and which focus group companies to contact. 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 in Tech: Get Hired Jan. 28 at This Free Virtual Job Fair
    by [email protected] (Adam Hardy) on January 22, 2021 at 3:00 pm

    Fairygodboss is hosting a virtual job fair for women in tech July 31. It’s your ticket to jobs at Hewlett Packard, Verizon and other big-name employers. 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.

  • Student Loan Administrative Forbearance Extends Until October
    by [email protected] (Tiffany Connors) on January 21, 2021 at 7:00 pm

    If you have federally held student loans, you’re getting a break on making payments — again. On his first day in office, President Joe Biden signed an executive order directing the Education Department to extend its freeze on interest rates and payments for federally held student loans through Sept. 30, 2021. Here’s what you need 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 How to Turn Your Second Language into a Side Hustle
    by [email protected] (Brynne Conroy) on January 21, 2021 at 5:00 pm

    Are you fluent in another language? I don’t mean ‘I spent a semester abroad in Italy’ fluent. Or ‘I’ve spent the pandemic building up an impressive Duolingo streak’ fluent. The type of fluency I’m talking about allows you to drift between two languages, intimately understanding the cultural context and nuances of each. It’s something that’s 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 Ways to Pay Off Retirement Debt (Including Credit Cards)
    by [email protected] (Tiffany Connors) on January 21, 2021 at 3:00 pm

    Credit card debt in retirement — and on a fixed income — can be overwhelming. Here are eight ways for seniors to pay off 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.

  • Here are Safer Alternatives if You’re Too Obsessed with the Stock Market
    by [email protected] (Mike Brassfield) on January 20, 2021 at 9:54 pm

    Here are alternatives to the stock market if you’re obsessed. There are other options for growing 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.

  • The Financial Truths COVID-19 Has Taught Us
    by [email protected] (Mike Brassfield) on January 20, 2021 at 6:00 pm

    The COVID-19 pandemic has taught us all some hard lessons. Here are six hard financial truths we’ve learned from 2020. 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.

  • 100 Birthday Freebies ~~ Celebrate WIth Free Stuff in 2021!
    by [email protected] (The Penny Hoarder Staff) on January 20, 2021 at 5:00 pm

    When it's your birthday, the last thing you should do is pay for stuff. So here's a list of 100+ birthday freebies and deals for the best birthday ever! 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.

  • Unemployment Benefits Explained: Terms, Definitions and More
    by [email protected] (Adam Hardy) on January 20, 2021 at 3:00 pm

    Since the start of the pandemic, mass unemployment has rocked the nation. To help mitigate the damage, two economic stimulus packages allotted unprecedented sums of money to create new benefits programs that assist people who are out of work. Millions of newly eligible folks now have access to benefits. But the new programs put state 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.

  • I Paid Off $12K Debt in 12 Weeks. Here’s Exactly What I Did
    by [email protected] (Robin Hartill, CFP®) on January 19, 2021 at 5:00 pm

    My 2020 New Year’s resolution was to become debt-free. But we all know what happened next. COVID-19. Just to be clear, I’ve been lucky during the pandemic. I’ve kept my job. I haven’t gotten sick. I haven’t lost income. I can easily work from home. But seeing 40 million people suddenly out of work 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.

 

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