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  • 6 Mileage Tracker Apps That Will Track Your Mileage and Expenses
    by [email protected] (Lisa McGreevy) on June 14, 2021 at 4:00 pm

    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
    by [email protected] (Brynne Conroy) on June 14, 2021 at 3:22 pm

    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
    by [email protected] (Catherine Hiles) on June 14, 2021 at 2:00 pm

    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?
    by [email protected] (Robin Hartill, CFP®) on June 13, 2021 at 2:00 pm

    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.

  • 29 Road Trip Tips for a Fun and Frugal Vacation
    by [email protected] (Nicole Dow) on June 12, 2021 at 2:00 pm

    Cruising down the open road is a great way to get away from it all. Planning a road trip can be a cost-effective way to travel too — that is, if you do it right. The costs you’ll encounter on a road trip tend to sneak up on you, unlike the upfront sticker shock 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.

  • What is Uber Pass and Is It Right for You?
    by [email protected] (Timothy Moore) on June 11, 2021 at 6:01 pm

    What happened to those sweet Uber deals where the price of getting from here to there beat every other mode of transportation except walking? The pandemic, that’s what happened. Tales of fares that are at least double of what was being paid last year are all over social media and in news publications. Someone even 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 a Job with No Experience
    by [email protected] (Larissa Runkle) on June 11, 2021 at 4:00 pm

    Applying for jobs is hard work, especially if the positions you want don’t match your experience. Even if they are entry level jobs. Fortunately, job postings don’t tell the whole story when it comes to landing a job that you know that you can do. The career path might not be totally clear, but 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.

  • 13 Ketchup Uses That Go Beyond the Dinner Table
    by [email protected] (Nicole Dow) on June 11, 2021 at 2:00 pm

    You squirt it on your burgers. You dunk your fries in it. And if you grab fast food often, you probably have quite a collection of packets filled with this popular condiment. Ketchup is a common, inexpensive food staple, but it turns out there are many uses for it beyond your dinner plate. 13 Creative 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.

  • Have a Plan for Student Loan Debt Payoff
    by [email protected] (Kent McDill) on June 10, 2021 at 5:57 pm

    Student loan debt payoff is a political hot button. But no matter your position, we can likely all agree that college loan debt itself is a financial burden to millions of Americans at nearly all adult age levels. You may have put off buying a home or starting a family if you are among the 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.

  • Watch for Red Flags When Working with a Financial Advisor
    by [email protected] (Kent McDill) on June 10, 2021 at 4:00 pm

    Everybody has heard the stories about big-name entertainers (Sting, Rihanna) or athletes (Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Floyd Mayweather) being taken advantage of by their financial advisors. Sting’s financial advisor went to jail for six years for stealing $1.6 million from him and Abdul-Jabbar lost millions when his advisor used his money for shady real estate deals. Rihanna 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 Lili Account Keeps Track of Freelancer Expenses For You
    by [email protected] (Mike Brassfield) on June 9, 2021 at 7:41 pm

    For freelancers and independent contractors, keeping track of expenses is complicated. This service does it for you (and saves you big on taxes). 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: Was Using 100% of Savings to Pay Off Debt a Mistake?
    by [email protected] (Robin Hartill, CFP®) on June 9, 2021 at 6:01 pm

    Dear Penny, I'm 28, and I just paid off all my debt. But after reading your column I realized I had done something foolish.  I used all my savings to pay the full balance. Now all my accounts — liquid savings, emergency, long term — are at zero. I have no debt, but no assets 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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