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This week in... The Penny Hoarder Community

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 because we have started compiling the results of our latest survey, and you guys are full of great suggestions! Here are your top five suggestions for books about money:

  1. The Total Money Makeover by Dave Ramsey
  2. Your Money or Your Life: 9 Steps to Transforming Your Relationship with Money and Achieving Financial Independence by Vicki Robin
  3. The Millionaire Next Door: The Surprising Secrets of America's Wealthy by Thomas J. Stanley
  4. Rich Dad Poor Dad by Robert Kiyosaki
  5. The Automatic Millionaire: A Powerful One-step Plan to Live and Finish Rich by David Bach

Finished reading all of these? You can browse all of the survey results in search of your next title here

Don’t have the time to indulge in a book right now? That’s okay, we have you covered! Here are some recent articles from to help you make, save and manage your money: 

10 Quick Steps That’ll Have You Managing Your Money Like A Millionaire
As the Freelance Economy Nears $1 Trillion, It’s a Good Time to Be a Freelancer
This App Will Hold You Over with Up to $250 Until You Get Paid
Debt-to-Income Ratio: What it is and How to Calculate it
This Mom Gets Four Cell Phone Lines for $65/Month (Without Sacrificing Service or Data)

Our community feedback survey has closed, thank you to everyone who participated! We can’t wait to dive into the results to better help you in accomplishing your financial goals. Our two sweepstakes winners will be announced on Monday, stay tuned!

Finally, fun fact, did you know Wednesday was National Cut Up Your Credit Card Day? Here are this week’s most talked about credit threads and a couple that can use some love.

This week’s most talked about threads:
Using Fiona to Pay Off Credit Card Debt
Raise Credit Score

These Penny Hoarders need your help:
Christmas Gifting 
Job Loss, Retirement Fund, Credit Card Debt
Selling Mom’s House


Ashlee is a Community Ambassador for The Penny Hoarder. Trading the mountains of the PNW for the beaches of FL, she enjoys exploring new places, cold brew and spending time with her family.

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