Is Gameflip Legit? Everything to Know to Make Money With ‘Gigs’

Miodrag Gajic/Getty Images An online video-game marketplace is adding to the many ways gamers can make serious money from their hobby. Gameflip recently announced the launch of “Gigs,” a freelance platform for gamers. It’s still...

‘Grandkids on Demand:’ How the Papa App Is Helping the Elderly

Silvia Jansen/Getty Images The Papa app connects college students with senior citizens who need a little extra help in their day-to-day activities. Along the way, it provides companionship — and a steady side gig. Since...

Do Americans Blow $18K a Year on Frivolous Spending?

Your latest hate-click was likely brought to you by USA Today, which recently highlighted a survey that says you spend $18,000 on “nonessentials” — including way too much on lunch. The article, which was promptly...

Here’s How Much Biking to Work Costs and How Much it Saves

Tiffany Connors lives just a few miles from the Penny Hoarder office in downtown St. Petersburg, Fla., and bikes to work almost every day. Aileen Perilla/The Penny Hoarder I love my commute. I consider myself...

Mother’s Day Spending is Set to Hit Another Record in 2019

Mother’s Day is right around the corner. Have you purchased a gift for your mom yet? From flowers and perfume to manicures and meals, Americans plan to spend a bunch to spoil the special ladies...

FDCPA Updates Could Mean Texts and Emails From Debt Collectors

Tired of debt collectors’ harassing calls? Their newest tactics could involve pestering you through texts and emails — maybe even on Facebook. If a recently proposed update to the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA)...

How to Get Free YMCA Swim Lessons for Your Kids

YMCAs throughout the country are offering free swim lessons as part of their Safety Around Water program. Photo courtesy of the YMCA Summer and swim lessons: They go hand-in-hand. As soon as school is...

Thousands of Bank of America Jobs Are Open and Will Pay $20 an Hour

People walk past a Bank of America in Times Square in New York City. Wilson Valentin/Getty Images Bank of America is making promises. Big ones. The second largest U.S. banking conglomerate announced a plan to...

Get $100 in Your New Account With This Aspiration Sign-up Bonus

Aileen Perilla/The Penny Hoarder Sure, many banks offer sign-up bonuses throughout the year, but they often require you to jump through hoops with minimum requirements that feel impossible to hit. Oh, and if you don’t...

Here’s How You Can Help Save the Earth by Working From Home

Denielle Kennett works from home in St. Petersburg, Fla., on Monday, April 17, 2018. Chris Zuppa/The Penny Hoarder Need another reason to work from home? Do it for the planet. According to a study published...

Upwork Fees Too Much? Here Are Some Alternatives for Freelancers

Want to find freelance gigs on Upwork? It’s going to cost you. In an April 2 email, Upwork CEO Stephane Kasriel announced plans to charge the platform’s 14 million freelance users to bid on...

Frozen Fruits and Vegetables Are as Nutritious as Fresh Produce

Dear Celery, I meant well. I swear I did. I bought you with the best of intentions from the produce section and even cut you up for snacking. That was the last we saw...

Frozen Fruits and Vegetables Save You Money and Are as Healthy as Fresh

Dear Celery, I meant well. I swear I did. I bought you with the best of intentions from the produce section and even cut you up for snacking. That was the last we saw...

Get Free Ice Cream from Dairy Queen on Free Cone Day

Aileen Perilla/ The Penny Hoarder It looks like most of the country may finally be getting a taste of spring, so why not wash it down with free ice cream from Dairy Queen? The...

Get Rita’s Italian Ice for Free to Celebrate Spring’s Arrival

Regardless of what the cold weather and snow storms up North want us to believe right now, the start of spring is riiiiight around the corner. And to celebrate the promise of warmer days ahead,...

March 14 Is National Pi Day — and We Found the Best Pi Day...

mihailomilovanovic/Getty Images Remember math class? Everyone knows what pi is, right? It’s the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter, expressed as the number 3.14. The long version is 3.14159265358979323846264 et cetera to infinity. What...
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