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This week’s Community Announcements 1.10.20

Maryann
Hi everyone, We’re in the second week of the New Year. How is everyone feeling so far? How are those financial goals coming along? We have a lot going on in the community this week. Here’s what you need to know: A few Penny Hoarders organized a no-spend challenge for the month of January . After a busy holiday period, January is a great month to reset. If you’re looking for a way to conserve your money this month, you’ll want to check out this thread. If the no-spend challenge isn’t for you...Read More...
Hi everyone, We have some exciting news! We’ve noticed one of the topics that has routinely come up here is credit card debt. You all have asked everything from how to bounce back from a plunging credit score, to whether or not step in to aid a friend drowning in debt. We’d love to help support you in realtime! On January 13, we’ll have Robin Hartill, a senior editor at The Penny Hoarder and the voice behind the personal finance advice column “Dear Penny,” join us here in the community to...Read More...

This week’s Community Announcements 1.3.20

Maryann
Hi everyone! Happy 2020 — can you believe it? I’m so excited about this year. I think it’s going to be a good one. From debt payoff to investing, I’ve already read some great financial resolutions here in the community. Here’s to starting off the new year right and accomplishing our financial goals. We’re kicking off the new year with an exciting stat. We’re 12,000+ community members strong! It’s been great to see all the conversations and support here. We published a roundup of the most...Read More...

This week’s Community Announcements 12.20

Maryann
Hi everyone! Just where did the month go? 2020 is just a stone’s throw away! We’re celebrating one year as a community this week. How time flies! It’s been so great supporting each other here. Thank you all for making this community such a special place! Is anyone still trying to nail down the right gift? We published our 2019 holiday gift guide last week. With Christmas quickly approaching, we know how challenging it can be to come up with some fun gift ideas. We partnered with some of our...Read More...

This week's Community Announcements - 12.13

Maryann
Hi everyone! Thank you all for welcoming me to the community. I’ve had a blast hanging out this week and can’t wait to get to know more of you. December is always a special month at The Penny Hoarder HQ. First, we celebrated The Penny Hoarder’s 9th Birthday at our HQ this week with champagne and donuts. *Cue the birthday song* Here’s to many more years to come! We held our Brews & Side Gigs event at our HQ on December 4, and were thrilled that community member @Moore Income was able to...Read More...

Welcome, Maryann!

Ashlee
Happy Friday, Penny Hoarders! I’d like to introduce you to our newest community ambassador, @Maryann . Maryann meet the amazing Penny Hoarder community, community meet Maryann! She’ll be an additional resource for you all by helping me answer your questions and post important announcements. I’m not going anywhere, and will be still be around getting to know you all. Join me in giving Maryann a warm welcome! Cheers, AshleeRead More...

This week in... The Penny Hoarder Community

Ashlee
Happy (early) Thanksgiving Penny Hoarders! Are you all ready for next week? What are some tips you have to save this time of year? I need all the help I can get as those Black Friday ads start coming out... I will be off next week enjoying a long weekend with my family so there will be no announcement. We will be back in December to kick off a new month! Here’s your weekly round up of announcements... Want to win the ultimate holiday shopping spree? We’ve teamed up with some awesome brands...Read More...

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...

This week in... The Penny Hoarder Community

Ashlee
Happy Friday! Whew! Where has this week gone? Here’s your weekly round up of announcements to get you through today and into the weekend... We’ve crowned our November Member of the Month. Join me in congratulating Lisa Acu ñ a (@lismox) for being selected this month’s winner! We all appreciate your help around here, Lisa. Each month we look to crown a new winner. We’re looking for someone who is super helpful and active in the community. Each winner receives a $25 gift...Read More...

Happy November!

Ashlee
We’ve made it to the end of the week and the start of a new month Penny Hoarders! Who here can’t believe it’s already November? 😳 This week I want to know if you’re a planner or a procrastinator… Do you start planning and budgeting now for holiday purchases or wait until the last minute? What about your New Year’s resolutions? And now for this week’s announcements… We just hit a HUGE milestone Penny Hoarders… 10,000 community members! Join us in a celebratory happy dance, then go check out...Read More...

This week in... The Penny Hoarder Community

Ashlee
Happy Friday Penny Hoarders! We finally got a taste of fall weather earlier this week here in Florida. It didn’t last long, but made me think of my favorite things about this time of year. What are some of your favorite budget friendly fall activities? Growing up in the Pacific Northwest, I love apple picking and pumpkin patches. And now for this week’s announcements… Thank you again to everyone who participated in our member survey, your feedback is invaluable! Join me in giving a shout out...Read More...

This week in... The Penny Hoarder Community

Ashlee
We’ve survived another week and made it to Friday Penny Hoarders! Anyone else a holiday procrastinator like I am? Thanks to our Daily newsletter, I was reminded that there are only two weeks until Halloween - EEK! I still have no idea what I am dressing up as but want to take a more budget friendly approach with my costume this year. What are you all dressing up as? Do you have any tips for creating a fun costume on a budget? And now for this week’s announcements… Grab your library cards...Read More...

Happy Friday Penny Hoarders!

Ashlee
We hope you’re having a great week, with a better weekend ahead. Have you browsed ThePennyHoarder.com recently? Here are a few recent articles we thought you might enjoy: Here Are 100 Ways to Have Fun Without Spending Money What You Need to Know If You’re Working While on Disability Benefits Here’s How to Plan a Household Budget Meeting Your Family Won’t Dread How This Mom of 9 Recovered After a Layoff and Fixed Her Ruined Credit And now for this week’s announcements… Another month, another...Read More...

Happy Thursday, Penny Hoarders — and happy October!

Ashlee
It’s Ashlee, your new Community Ambassador. (Missed last week’s announcement? I introduced myself in my last post here !) I’m here with your weekly roundup of announcements, top discussions and threads that could use a little extra love. Announcement: Don’t forget! We put together a member survey that will help us better help you and your fellow community members on your way to accomplishing your financial goals, and we’d love it if you took a few minutes to fill it out! You can find the...Read More...

Hello, everyone! Nice to meet you!

Ashlee
Hey, everyone! I am Ashlee, your new Community Ambassador. I have worked at The Penny Hoarder since the beginning of the year. I am super excited about my new role in the community and spending more time getting to know all of you here! And, in case you were wondering, my top financial goal right now is saving for the long term. So now for my first official announcement... First, some big news! W e've put together a member survey that will help us better help YOU on your way to accomplishing...Read More...

Some bittersweet news!

Briana
Hello everyone! I have some bittersweet news to share will all of you. My time with The Penny Hoarder is coming to an end and I will be transitioning out of my role as Community Strategist. It's been such a pleasure to work and get to know all of you amazing members throughout the last year. I feel so fortunate to have been able to learn so much from all of you. I am very excited to introduce our new Penny Hoarder ambassador, @Ashlee, who you'll be able to go to with...Read More...

This week in... The Penny Hoarder Community!

Briana
Happy August - and Tuesday - Penny Hoarders! I hope all of you are having a fantastic week so far! Announcement 1: As most of you know, each month we crown a Member of the Month - someone who is super helpful and active in the community. Each winner receives a $25 gift card and their face displayed in the community for everyone to see! This month’s winner… @AverageJoe is a super active, compassionate member who is always there to lend a comforting word or wisdom or piece of...Read More...

This week in... The Penny Hoarder Community!

Briana
Happy Tuesday, Penny Hoarders! Welcome to your weekly dose of announcements, top discussions, and threads that need YOUR help! Announcement 1: We’re still looking for members to share their thoughts on the new community with us! Interested in recording a short 1-2 minute video where you’ll get to talk about how you found the community and what you like the most? We’ll use these videos to share with the company and other potential new members! Interested? Reach out for more info! Announcement...Read More...

Help us spread the word!

Briana
Since the beginning of the launch of The Penny Hoarder community, you all have shared 4,574 comments on members questions and stories! That's almost 5,000 inspiring tips, shared experiences and words of advice! Now we're asking that you continue to expand our community by inviting someone you know will enjoy this community as much as you do. Who do you know who may have a money question they need answered OR who may have a great experience or piece of advice to share with other members? Use...Read More...

This week in... The Penny Hoarder Community!

Briana
Happy Tuesday, Penny Hoarders! We’re going to switch things up a bit -- so that it’s easier for you to get up to speed on the latest community happenings, we’re going to bring you announcements, top threads, and threads that need YOUR help in a more concise post. Here it goes! Announcement 1: Have you seen the latest update to The Penny Hoarder homepage? We recently added the latest community threads to it! Each time there’s a new post, it will populate on the main page. Which means even...Read More...

Do you want to share your opinions with The Penny Hoarder?

Briana
Want the chance to be featured in a Penny Hoarder article? Interested in sharing your opinions with our writers? Have questions you'd like answered in a future article? If any of these sound like you -- you'd be a perfect fit for our new feedback group! How do you join? Send me a DM or comment on this post and I'll add you to an exclusive group where you can see what we're asking about! (A few of our writers are already looking for your opinions!)Read More...

This week in... The Penny Hoarder Community!

Briana
Happy Tuesday, Penny Hoarders! We’re going to switch things up a bit -- so that it’s easier for you to get up to speed on the latest community happenings, we’re going to bring you announcements, top threads, and threads that need YOUR help in a more concise post. Here it goes! Announcement: July is halfway over (ALREADY!) and that means we’re that much closer to announcing a new Member of the Month. Not sure what this is? We award the most engaged member each month with a $25 gift card to a...Read More...

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 Looking for community video testimonials! Want to share what you love about The Penny Hoarder Community? We want to hear it! We’re looking for a few members to create a very short (1-2 minute long) video talking about how they found the...Read More...

This week in... The Penny Hoarder Community!

Briana
Happy Wednesday, 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 Announcing the Member of the Month for JUNE! For those who haven’t heard, our Member of the Month for the month of June goes to… @mintjulep, AKA Patricia May. Patricia is one of the first to help provide advice to members in...Read More...

This week in… The Penny Hoarder Community!

Briana
Happy Wednesday, Penny Hoarders! For those of you who might be new here, each week we showcase 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 - from popular threads to work from home job opportunities. Announcements New Projects for our Feedback Group For those that opted in to be a part of our first ever Penny Hoarder Feedback group, we have a few pretty cool opportunities for you to get involved with.Read More...
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