17 Ways to Make Money Quickly — When Your Bank Account is Nearing Zero

We’ve all been there. You’re in a pickle, and you need an extra $200 to make rent. Or you wake up to a flat tire. Maybe the electric company is threatening your life. Not cool. So you don’t have to dip into the red, we handpicked 10 ways you can make money by the end … Read more17 Ways to Make Money Quickly — When Your Bank Account is Nearing Zero

Ever Been Bumped Off a Flight? The Airline Could Owe You $700

Traveling is full of adventure and fun — and often, headaches. If you’ve flown at some point in the past few years, you’ve probably experienced your fair share of delays and cancellations. Though all are inconvenient, the most frustrating experience is being “bumped” off an overbooked flight, which happens most often around the holidays and … Read moreEver Been Bumped Off a Flight? The Airline Could Owe You $700

Holiday Budget Looking a Little Scary? Try These 13 Halloween Side Hustles

Halloween is one of our favorite holidays around The Penny Hoarder office. We love everything about it — and we can’t wait to share our costumes (and see yours!). Halloween is also the beginning of the winter holiday season. What better time to make some last-minute cash for your holiday shopping? Don’t worry, it’s not … Read moreHoliday Budget Looking a Little Scary? Try These 13 Halloween Side Hustles

Check Out These Hidden Gems at Your Local Library That Don’t Cost Anything

It probably comes as no surprise that, as a writer, I love the library. I adore being surrounded by books, magazines and newspapers. But the library is so much more than that, so we’d like to share some of the unique benefits you can get from your local library. The best part about all this … Read moreCheck Out These Hidden Gems at Your Local Library That Don’t Cost Anything

This Deal Could Actually Pay You to Shop Online During Columbus Day Weekend

Columbus Day is Monday, Oct. 8. So what does that mean? If, like us, you need a refresher, Google tells us the holiday celebrates Christopher Columbus hitting the New World. Remember? In 1492, Columbus sailed the ocean blue. His crew spotted land on October 12. The day is honored as a federal holiday, which means … Read moreThis Deal Could Actually Pay You to Shop Online During Columbus Day Weekend

12 Steps to Protect Your Finances When Leaving an Abusive Relationship

Note: This article doesn’t contain any depiction of physical or sexual violence, but does detail financial and emotional abuse in relationships. Lisa Orban was married to her abuser for three years. In 1990, she left after he threatened to kill her and their two young children. She was 20 years old. Her financial situation in … Read more12 Steps to Protect Your Finances When Leaving an Abusive Relationship

Our Holiday Budget Planner Will Let You Play Santa Without Going Broke

Holiday shopping season is almost here! And before figuring out what you should spend your money on, it’s essential to figure out how much money you can spend. We promise: If you set aside an hour to review your numbers, you’ll emerge in the new year feeling much better. Budget Planning for the Holidays To … Read moreOur Holiday Budget Planner Will Let You Play Santa Without Going Broke

Don’t Wait: Here’s Where to Get a Free or Low-Cost Mammogram This Month

If you couldn’t tell by all the pink everywhere, October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. And one of the best ways to stop breast cancer in its tracks? Early detection (it works). Though every woman should do breast self-exams each month, women over 40 should also consider getting a mammogram — an X-ray that examines … Read moreDon’t Wait: Here’s Where to Get a Free or Low-Cost Mammogram This Month

13 Buzz-Worthy National Coffee Day Deals That Will Perk You Up This Saturday

School is back in session, the holiday season is coming up and work is… well, work! There’s a nonstop barrage of people and projects demanding your time and energy. We have a few ideas to help you save time, and your energy could be in for a big boost later this week! This Saturday, Sept. … Read more13 Buzz-Worthy National Coffee Day Deals That Will Perk You Up This Saturday

Getting a Flu Shot Is Cheap or Free. Getting Sick Is Really Expensive

“This isn’t prison,” my doctor tells me. “I can’t make you do anything you don’t want. That being said, I highly recommend you get your flu shot today.” He’s right to expect pushback: Consistently since the 2010-11 flu season, more than half of adults have declined to get a flu vaccine, according to the Centers … Read moreGetting a Flu Shot Is Cheap or Free. Getting Sick Is Really Expensive