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April's Member of the Month is...

Briana
It's about that time again - to announce April's Member of the Month! What is the Member of the Month? The Member of the Month is a monthly contest that awards one Penny Hoarder who is the most engaging in the community. This could mean asking thoughtful questions, sharing tips and experiences and/or helping answer questions that other Penny Hoarders have. The winner will be rewarded with a $25 gift card of their choosing and have their photo displayed on the homepage of the community! This...Read More...
Last Reply By Moore Income · First Unread Post

And the Member of the Month for May is...

Briana
It's already that time again - to announce another Member of the Month! For those just joining the community, the Member of the Month is a monthly contest that recognizes a very active, helpful member that is friendly, asks questions and shares experiences. We pick a winner (base d on interaction) and that winner receives a $25 gift card of his or her choosing. All you have to do to win is to be an active member! This month, I'm happy to announce that our Member of the Month is also a Penny...Read More...
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This week in... The Penny Hoarder Community!

Briana
Happy Tuesday, Penny Hoarders! And welcome all of our newest members! For those of you who just joined, each week we'll be showcasing the latest community news and updates in an announcement post. This is a great way to keep you all up-to-date on the latest happenings. Announcements Share your favorite posts in our new social contest! Have a favorite thread in the community? We want to know which one and all you have to do is tag us when you share a link to the post on your favorite social...Read More...
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This week in... The Penny Hoarder Community!

Briana
Happy Tuesday Penny Hoarders! I wanted to say thank you to everyone for the vacation wishes - I had an amazing time! And managed to stick to my budget ;) For those of you who might be new here, each week we'll be showcasing the latest community news and updates in an announcement post. This is a great way to keep you all up-to-date on the latest happenings. Announcements + New Member of the Month! The month of May is almost over already - can you believe it? For those of you that have been a...Read More...
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Community announcements will return in two weeks!

Briana
Hello Penny Hoarders! I just wanted to make a quick announcement that while I'm away on vacation, there will be no weekly community announcement the next few Tuesdays. They'll return in a few weeks. And remember, if you want a chance to be a super helpful member and win a $25 gift card, we'll be crowning a Member of the Month at the end of this month!Read More...
Last Reply By Moore Income · First Unread Post

This week in… The Penny Hoarder Community

Briana
Happy Tuesday, Penny Hoarders! For those of you who might be new here, each week we'll be showcasing the latest community news and updates in an announcement post. This is a great way to keep you all up-to-date on the latest happenings. Announcements Congrats to April’s Member of the Month! We recently announced our April Member of the Month @MsKimberly. If you haven’t yet, be sure to give her a big congrats in the comments of the announcement! If you’d like to be the next...Read More...
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Share your money question or helpful tips with the community!

Briana
Hello Penny Hoarders! It's so nice to see so many new faces here and I wanted to share a quick reminder that the community is eager to hear your questions and tips! Is there a money question you've been wanting to be answered? Do you have a really cool way you save money? We'd love for you to share all of those here. Not sure how to post? Click the Share A Tip/Ask A Question button. From there you can select the forum you'd like to post in (Save Money, Debt, Home Buying, etc.) Then ask your...Read More...
Last Reply By Briana · First Unread Post

Get $100 when you open a new account with Aspiration!

Briana
Many of you either know of or have been asking about, Aspiration. Well here's a pretty cool offer they're rolling out exclusively for Penny Hoarders - right now you can earn $100 by opening an Aspiration account. How cool! Here are the steps to follow: Open your Aspiration Spend & Save Account by April 30, 2019. Set up and receive a direct deposit from your paycheck or government benefits by June 28, 2019. You’re good to go! Keep your eyes peeled for that $100, which will appear in your...Read More...
Last Reply By Bonnie Squires · First Unread Post

This week in... The Penny Hoarder Community!

Briana
Happy Tuesday, Penny Hoarders! For those of you who might be new here, each week we'll be showcasing the latest community news and updates in an announcement post. This is a great way to keep you all up-to-date on the latest happenings. Announcements Exclusive Penny Hoarder Community offer I couldn’t help but notice that there are quite a few of you asking about Aspiration - for those wanting to try it out, here’s a really cool announcement - for a limited time, you can get $100 for opening...Read More...
Last Reply By Moore Income · First Unread Post

This week in… The Penny Hoarder Community

Briana
Happy Tuesday, Penny Hoarders! For those of you who might be new here, each week we'll be showcasing the latest community news and updates in an announcement post. This is a great way to keep you all up-to-date on the latest happenings. Announcements Community threads are now going to be included in our articles! You can check out what they look like in this post (if you scroll down, you’ll be able to see what this looks like). We’ll be including the latest threads that correspond the best...Read More...
Last Reply By BJLEE · First Unread Post

This week in… The Penny Hoarder Community

Briana
Happy Tuesday, Penny Hoarders! For those of you who might be new here, each week we'll be showcasing the latest community news and updates in an announcement post. This is a great way to keep you all up-to-date on the latest happenings. Announcements We’re halfway through the month of April, which means halfway to announcing our new Member of the Month! The Member of the Month is a contest that awards the most active member (posting, likes, comments) with a $25 gift card to a place (or...Read More...
Last Reply By Briana · First Unread Post

Have you found a "Money Buddy" yet?

Briana
I recently posted about the concept of a "Money Buddy" and how they help us achieve our goals. I just wanted to throw out a reminder to everyone who may be working towards a specific financial goal, that you can drop your goal in the thread below, to link up with other members who can help hold you accountable. Here's the thread: https://community.thepennyhoarder.com/topic/have-you-found-a-money-buddy-yet Also, I'm working on saving in my emergency fund, so if anyone needs a buddy, I'm happy...Read More...
Last Reply By Babsie · First Unread Post

This week in… The Penny Hoarder Community

Briana
Happy Tuesday, Penny Hoarders! We're back for another weekly community update! For those of you who might be new here, each week we'll be showcasing the latest community news and updates in an announcement post. This is a great way to keep you all up-to-date on the latest happenings. Announcements Last week we awarded @Bonnie Squires our Member of the Month for March! Another round of applause, Bonnie, for being such a friendly, helpful face in the community. Are you wanting to...Read More...
Last Reply By Moore Income · First Unread Post

Introducing March's Member of the Month...

Briana
Another month, another new member to celebrate! As most of you know, we introduced a contest in February that recognizes one very active, helpful community member each month. We calculate the winner based upon the most engagement - helpful comments, likes on topics, and an overall friendly face in the community. This month's outstanding member is... ( drumroll please ) @Bonnie Squires! Bonnie is a conversation starter - she's always one of the first people to jump into a...Read More...
Last Reply By Bonnie Squires · First Unread Post

This week in… The Penny Hoarder Community

Briana
Happy Tuesday, Penny Hoarders! For those of you who might be new here, each week we'll be showcasing the latest community news and updates in an announcement post. This is a great way to keep you all up-to-date on the latest happenings. Announcements You can now add your blog and/or website to your profile! We want all of you to be able to showcase your own businesses and blogs, so this is a great way to do so. And it’s in-line with our community guideline against sharing too many personal...Read More...
Last Reply By mintjulep · First Unread Post

Add your blog or website to your profile!

Briana
Happy Monday Penny Hoarders! Most of you are familiar with our guidelines around keeping self-promotion to a minimum and refraining from sharing affiliate links, but we wanted to give those of you with amazing blogs and websites the opportunity to share a link to your blog and/or website on your profile. So now you can! Under your name and "Update Your Profile," you'll now see a space to enter your website or blog URL. Please be sure to share ONLY your personal blog and/or website. Any other...Read More...
Last Reply By Moore Income · First Unread Post
Hello Penny Hoarders! It's an exciting time here in the Community - we're continuing to grow! And while we appreciate your wonderful questions and experiences, I do want to throw out a friendly reminder to try and keep your inquiries and thoughts based around personal finance - whether that be bucket list travel, or finding pennies on the ground! Our goal is to make sure all of our members get what they're looking for in the community. We appreciate each and every one of you and encourage...Read More...
Last Reply By Briana · First Unread Post

This week in… The Penny Hoarder Community

Briana
Happy Tuesday, Penny Hoarders! Each week we'll be showcasing the latest community news and updates in an announcement post. This is a great way to keep you all up-to-date on the latest happenings. Announcements + We have a new post page design! Have you had a chance to check it out yet on thepennyhoarder.com yet? A few things we’ve changed: A new left sticky social share bar for desktop, no more right rail on desktop, and a shorter line length on desktop that is optimized for readability.Read More...
Last Reply By Deon Christie · First Unread Post

The Community is Growing!

Moore Income
When I joined the community a little less than a month ago, there were somewhere between 300-400 members in this community. Now I checked and there are 1,402 as of when I am writing this! That's over 1,000 new members in less than 1 month! I don't know about you but I find that pretty exciting! I have already learned so much from other people sharing their experiences and have met quite a few great people as well! My goal here is to share as much value as I can with fellow members and also...Read More...
Last Reply By Moore Income · First Unread Post

Who wants to be the new Member of the Month?

Melissa
Hey there, everyone! Can you believe it is almost halfway through March? This year is flying by. We did peek at the standings for who may become the new MEMBER OF THE MONTH. :) Remember, the winner will receive a $25 gift card of their choosing. We calculate the winner based upon the most engagement - helpful comments, likes on topics, and an overall friendly face in the community. Everyone is doing fantastic, keep up the great work!Read More...
Last Reply By Bonnie Squires · First Unread Post

Do you have the right settings?

Melissa
Hi all! We wanted to let you in on a little secret....it's about your notification settings. We don't want your email inboxes to be stuffed full with notifications that are not helpful to you, so here comes the secret. We have two amazing newsletters you can sign up for: The Daily Digest and The Weekly Digest . The Daily contains all of the posts (and replies, if you would like them) from the day prior. The Weekly has a bundle of the posts from the past week. To make sure you are signed up...Read More...
Last Reply By Deon Christie · First Unread Post

This week in... The Penny Hoarder Community!

Briana
Hey there, Penny Hoarders! Each week we'll be showcasing the latest community news and updates in an announcement post. This is a great way to keep you all up-to-date on the latest happenings. Announcements + Do you have something you would like to talk about but it doesn’t quite fit into a category? Never fear! The General Discussion board is here! Whether you want to discuss a topic that you don’t see a thread for, or talk about your fur babies, here’s the place. + Are you an Amazon...Read More...
Last Reply By Deon Christie · First Unread Post
Hey you! (Yes you!) We want to hear from you about what you're feeling, thinking and doing as you plan for and complete your personal finance goals. We'd love to learn more about you and your financial triumphs, trials and ambitions so we can continue to offer relevant, helpful information to Penny Hoarders everywhere. Want to give us a hand and become part of a core group of members that will help us better understand the needs of our community members? Fill out this survey: ...Read More...
Last Reply By PTfromPNW · First Unread Post

And the Member of the Month for February is...

Briana
As most of you know, we introduced a contest last month that recognizes one very active, helpful community member each month. We calculate the winner based upon the most engagement - helpful comments, likes on topics, and an overall friendly face in the community. For the month of February, we're really excited to recognize this super amazing member - @Moore Income! Jon is a very friendly, helpful face in the community, who is quick to lend advice to other members, as well as...Read More...
Last Reply By Nicole · First Unread Post

This week in… The Penny Hoarder Community

Briana
Hey there Penny Hoarders! Once a week, we’ll be sharing the latest news from the Community, as well as bigger company-wide initiatives and updates. Announcements + Reminder: If you haven't updated your email notifications settings yet, you can easily do that by going to your profile and clicking on "Notifications." + Have you updated your avatar yet? Make your profile stand out by using your own image or one of the fun avatars we've created! You can do that by going to "Update your Profile"...Read More...
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