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Kristy Gaunt / The Penny Hoarder Dear Penny, I'm a recent college grad who's been working an entry-level job for the past year. I only make about $33,000 a year, but I'm doing OK....

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For years, I’ve been on a quest to find the best budgeting app. I’ve traveled far and wide through...

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We Americans celebrate the holidays in style, with Christmas trees, sugar cookies… and credit cards. The average American...

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In December 2017, my husband walked into our living room and made this declaration: “We should save all our...

How Splitting Your Direct Deposit Can Help You Save Money

We spend a lot of time here at The Penny Hoarder telling you to automate your savings. So...

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If you want to know why couples fight about money, who better to ask than a divorce mediator...

Teachers Get Creative to Find Affordable Classroom Supplies

Hawaii second-grade teacher Brenda Barker is one part educator, one part crafter and one part bargain shopper. At a...

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