The U.S. Census Bureau Is Now Recruiting for 2020 Census Jobs

People walk through Time Square in New York City. Carmen Mandato/The Penny Hoarder The 2020 census requires a massive, temporary workforce to get every American counted. A job that once involved clipboards and file...

Veterans, Join This Virtual Career Fair Presented by Hire Heroes

Military service members, veterans and spouses can attend this job fair without ever leaving home. Hire Heroes USA is holding a free virtual career fair on Aug. 15 between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. EST...

Celebrate National Lazy Day with These Easy Ways to Make Money

Stay in your pajamas and put fresh batteries in the remote: It’s National Lazy Day. For real. Aug. 10. It’s a thing. Although it sounds about as legit as National Bubble Wrap Appreciation Day (Jan. 28)...

How to Do an Equifax Breach Check — and Protect Your Data

Your Social Security number is worth $125 — in the eyes of Equifax, at least. The Federal Trade Commission reached a settlement with Equifax over a data breach that affected an estimated 147 million Americans...

How It Helps You Pay Off Debt

A good time to call your credit card company would be right about … now. The Federal Reserve cut interest rates this week for the first time since 2008 during the Great Recession.  Officially, the Federal...

DoorDash Tips Don’t Go to Your Driver. New Policy Aims to Fix That.

In a late-night Tweet, DoorDash CEO Tony Xu announced that a “new model” is coming for the delivery app’s tipping policy — one where customers’ tips go directly to the driver.  Details were sparse, but...

Fairygodboss to Host Virtual Job Fair for Women in Tech July 31

You’ve already broken the mold. You’re a woman in a career field often thought of as a boys’ club. All that’s left is to land a job at one of the country’s most prestigious...

Mark Your Calendar for Your State’s Tax-Free Weekend (or Week)

Back-to-school shopping may be exciting for the kids who’ll get new gear, but less so for the parents who have to pay for it all. The National Retail Federation estimates the average household with kids...

What You Can Expect From Amazon Prime Day 2019

Tina Russell/The Penny Hoarder Amazon has confirmed the rumors and announced its fifth annual Prime Day celebration will happen on July 15 and July 16. The site promises more than 1 million deals over...

How Long Does Bankruptcy Stay on Your Credit Report?

Dear Penny, In 2011, I declared Chapter 7 bankruptcy. Since then, I’ve obtained three new credit cards and pay the balance in full. My credit score is now 742. How long will the bankruptcy stay...
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