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This week’s Community Announcement 12.04.20

Maryann
We made it to December! With the holidays around the corner and the final month of the year upon us, I’d love to know: how are you feeling? What’s top of mind for you? What are you looking forward to this month? Comment down below and let us know how you are. There have been some great comments and questions this week, so let’s help each other out: @MC4444 is a single mom trying to decide if she should finish her accounting degree, or work two jobs and build up her savings for a year. MC4444...Read More...

This week’s Community Announcement 11.20.20

Maryann
Hi everyone, Happy Friday! I wanted to ask: what are everyone’s Thanksgiving plans this year? I’ve heard all kinds of things from small gatherings with immediate family only to people forgoing the holiday altogether. I’d be curious to know what our community members have decided on. In case you missed it, last week I shared that we launched a new newsletter. It’s called Smart Money Moves. It’s a monthly newsletter devoted to all things planning for the future: investing, retirement and so...Read More...
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This week in... The Penny Hoarder Community

Ashlee
Hi Penny Hoarders! This week we want to give our Veterans a special shoutout. We’ve been celebrating you all week long and are so thankful for your service. Here’s your weekly round up of announcements... In the market for a home? Here’s how to qualify for a conventional loan, which could save you thousands. Check out this quick video our team put together explaining everything you need to know. You can also read the entire article here . Have you found a cool way to make money outside of...Read More...
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Community announcement 11.06.20

Maryann
Hi everyone, Happy Friday! I have some exciting news to share with you. We’re writing a book! That’s right — we announced this week that Simon & Schuster/Atria acquired the rights to The Penny Hoarder’s first book . We’re working on some really exciting things that we think you’ll really like. We’ll be sure to update you as the writing process begins, but for now, let’s cheers to the Penny Hoarder book coming to a bookstore near you! There have been some great comments and questions this...Read More...
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This week’s Community Announcement 11.13.20

Maryann
Hi everyone, I hope you're doing well! Exciting news! We launched a new newsletter this week called Smart Money Moves. If this year has taught us anything, it’s the importance of being smart with our money — and safeguarding ourselves for the future. So, Smart Money Moves is our newest monthly newsletter devoted to all things planning for the future: investing, retirement and so much more! Get on the list by updating your email preferences here (you’ll need to be a Penny Hoarder newsletter...Read More...
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This week’s Community Announcement 10.30.20

Maryann
Hi everyone, Happy Halloween Eve! For those who celebrate, I’m curious — what does Halloween look like for you this year? Have you put up decorations? Are you organizing a socially distant trick-or-treating for the neighborhood kids? Or, sitting this year out? Please share in the comments below. We did our annual Halloween party today at The Penny Hoarder HQ. It was virtual this year, but it made for an exciting (spooky) time. Look forward to hearing what you are all up to! There have been...Read More...
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Community announcement 10.23.20

Maryann
Hi everyone! How has your week been? With only a week left in October, I’m curious to know how things are going for you. Please feel free to share an update in the comments below. Speaking of comments, there have been some great comments and questions this week. Here are a few threads I’d love to hear your thoughts on: @Derek Brammer shared how he is feeling dismayed because his health savings account does not earn interest, plus he’s charged monthly account fees. As a result, he’s losing...Read More...

Community announcement 10.19.20

Maryann
Hi everyone! In case you missed it: last week, The Penny Hoarder’s money advice columnist Dear Penny, aka Robin Hartill, CFP, and Credit Sesame partnered up on a live Q&A to answer your questions around improving your credit score and overall financial health. While the Q&A has concluded, the thread is still available for viewing and learning. Head on over to the thread to get your questions answered . Since there were so many great questions asked in the Dear Penny live Q&A, I...Read More...

This week’s Community Announcement 10.09.20

Maryann
Hi everyone! I’m excited to share we’re bringing back The Penny Hoarder’s money advice columnist Dear Penny, aka Robin Hartill, CFP, in the community for another Q&A, “ Reboot Your Credit .” This live Q&A will be in partnership with Credit Sesame and focused on answering your questions around improving your credit score and overall financial health. I’m sure we’re all ready to say goodbye to 2020, but there’s still some time to get some good out of the year — taking time over the...Read More...
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This week’s Community Announcement 9.18.20

Maryann
Hi everyone, I hope everyone has had a great week! For our community members who are pet owners: our pet retail partner, Petco, wants to learn more about your shopping needs and habits so they can better serve you. If you can, please take a few minutes to fill out their survey and give them your feedback . Thanks for your participation! With that said, there have been some great conversations and questions in the community this week, so let’s help each other out: @Rick Campbell asked a great...Read More...
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This week’s Community Announcement 9.25.20

Maryann
Hi everyone, I hope you’ve had a great week all things considered. In a few days, another month will be behind us as we welcome the spookiest month in the year. Community member @Camila henry shared she’s already on the hunt for a budget-friendly Halloween costume . While Halloween may look a little different this year, we’re always excited to see a Penny Hoarder who plans ahead for their budget. I saw some great comments and tips shared in Camila’s thread, so be sure to check it out if...Read More...
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Community Announcement 9.08.20

Maryann
Hi everyone, Happy September! How was your Labor Day weekend? Though we’re in quarantine, some of our Penny Hoarder team members have taken to recreating their favorite fall treats (think Pumpkin Spice Lattes, Pumpkin bread) at home. What are you looking forward to this fall? There have been some great conversations and questions in the community this week, so let’s help each other out: @Anita Moreno shared how she survived homelessness . Anita was incredibly resourceful in navigating dire...Read More...
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Community Announcement 8.31.20

Maryann
Hi everyone, Happy Monday and last day of August! Just where is the time going? Though it’s been a strange and challenging year for many of us, the community is always here to support. It was great to see so many of you participate in the Q&A with The Penny Hoarder’s money advice columnist @Dear Penny , aka @Robin Hartill , CFP. For those who missed it, the thread is available for viewing here: Surviving 2020: A Financial Q&A . Would you like to have more Q&As and personal...Read More...
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Community Announcement 8.21.20

Maryann
Hi everyone, I wanted to kick off this announcement by letting you know that today is the final day to ask Dear Penny questions. If you missed it, The Penny Hoarder’s money advice columnist @Dear Penny , aka @Robin Hartill , CFP, has been interacting in the community all week over on the thread, Surviving 2020: A Financial Q&A . If you have a money question you’d like answered, you have until 12 p.m. ET to ask! You all have already brought up some really great questions, so I wanted to...Read More...
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Community Announcement 8.14.20

Maryann
Hi everyone, Great news! On Tuesday, August 18, The Penny Hoarder’s money advice columnist @Dear Penny , aka @Robin Hartill , CFP, will join us in the community for another live forum, “ Surviving 2020: A Financial Q&A. ” Times are tough and we want to help provide support to help you weather this financial storm. Starting Tuesday, you will have the chance to have a direct conversation with Robin. The live forum will be available to community members from Tuesday, August 18, 2020 at 12...Read More...

Community Announcement 8.7.20

Maryann
Hi everyone! Happy first week of August. How is everyone doing? I wanted to kick this announcement off by sharing The Penny Hoarder’s work-from-home job portal . I’ve seen several questions about how to find a work-from-home job, so I wanted to re-share the link in case it’s helpful to you. There have been some really great conversations in the community this week. Here are a couple of threads I’d love your perspective on: @Ann Hay asked: Should I use my savings to pay off student loan debt?Read More...
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This week’s Community Announcement 7.31.20

Maryann
Hi everyone, Happy last day of July. Tomorrow is a new month! I know summer may have looked a bit different for many of us. What are you most looking forward to in August? There have been a number of money questions in the community this week that I’d love your perspective on. Here they are: @Andrew Riley asked if it is possible to get a loan without a job ? Has anyone had any experience with this? If so, please head on over to the thread and share your advice with Andrew. Rosemary Daniel...Read More...

This week’s Community Announcements 7.24.20

Maryann
Hi everyone, It’s hard to believe we’re just a week away from August! I hope everyone has had a good month all things considered. W e’re surveying our readers over on The Penny Hoarder. We want to know what kinds of resources and content you’re looking for. What topics do you want to read more about? If you’ve got opinions, voice them here ! I’d love to have some community participation! It’ll only take a couple of minutes, and we really do consider every bit of feedback we receive. There...Read More...
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This week’s Community Announcements 7.17.20

Maryann
Hi everyone, Happy Friday! How have you been? I hope you all have had a fantastic week. I wanted to kick this week’s announcement off by introducing our member of the month, @Veronica . Thank you for your wonderful contributions to the community. Please join me in congratulating Veronica in the comments! There have been some really great conversations in the community this week. Here are a couple of threads I’d love your perspective on: @Tabby Mason started this brave thread on her current...Read More...
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This week’s Community Announcements 7.10.20

Maryann
Hi everyone, I hope you had a great week! Hopefully you were able to enjoy this past fourth of July weekend. Though I know this year’s celebrations may have looked different for many of us. I hope you and your family have been safe. It’s been great continuing the conversation with you all here in the community. There were a number of great questions and comments in community this week: Here are a few threads I’d love your perspective on: @karen robinson wrote it after returning from a...Read More...
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This week’s Community Announcements 7.3.20

Maryann
Hi everyone, Happy July! Does anyone have any plans for the holiday weekend? I wanted to share a new partnership we rolled out this week at The Penny Hoarder . We partnered with Military.com, a leading website for the U.S. military and veteran community. The Penny Hoarder will syndicate its personal finance content and provide original articles to the Military.com audience. There have been several great conversations in this community. Here are a couple I’d love your perspective on: @Tim F.Read More...
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This week’s Community Announcements 6.26.20

Maryann
Hi everyone, Happy Friday! How has your week been? Can you believe next week is July? There have been several great conversations this week. Here are a couple I’d love your perspective on: @Palmer sparked an interesting conversation about organizations that will buy your home “as is.” Palmer wrote, “Recently, we have gotten solicitations from a few organizations (i.e. "We Buy Ugly Houses") that will buy your home as is. This helps the seller by not having to put the home on the market, stage...Read More...
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This week’s Community Announcements 6.22.20

Maryann
Hi everyone, Happy Monday! I wanted to share an exciting company update. The Penny Hoarder recently partnered with Moonlighting.com, a website that helps independent workers find jobs and manage their businesses. This partnership means that The Penny Hoarder will deliver personal finance and financial literacy content to Moonlighting. Additionally, Moonlighting will deliver work-from-home job opportunities to The Penny Hoarder’s work-from-home job board . Basically, more job opportunities...Read More...
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This week’s Community Announcements 6.12.20

Maryann
Hi everyone! I hope you had a good week all things considered. I’ve seen some really great conversations in the community this week, so I wanted to share a few threads: I started this thread a week ago titled renting vs. buying a home — how did you make your decision? . There were so many great comments and perspectives, so I thought I would share that here. @DIANE BERL mentioned she is working for a company that is in a bit of a slowdown . She has no intention of leaving her full-time role,...Read More...
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