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  • Feel like a failure?
    by Crystal Paine on November 19, 2019 at 10:38 PM

    What do you do when you experience failure in your life or your business? One of our wonderful listeners asked how you get back up and keep going after failure, and Jesse and I had a lively and honest discussion around this in this week’s episode of the The Crystal Paine Show. Failure is a... Read More

  • Reader Tip: 7 Ways to Capitalize on Free Photo Card Deals
    by Crystal Paine on November 19, 2019 at 10:01 PM

    The following reader tip is from Andrea of AndreaDekker.com: Have you seen any free photo card deals yet this seasons? If not, they’re bound to pop up soon, and whether or not you plan to order Christmas cards this year, you can still take advantage of the freebie cards with these creative ideas. Instead of... Read More

  • DaySpring Gift Sets as low as $9.99 shipped! {GREAT for Christmas!!}
    by Meg on November 19, 2019 at 8:05 PM

    Looking for some frugal Christmas gifts? Check out these exclusive DaySpring deals! DaySpring is running an exclusive sale on their gift sets just for MoneySavingMom.com readers!! If you’re looking for some frugal Christmas gift ideas, you don’t want to miss these deals! Everything on this page is on sale 50% off and you can get... Read More

  • Michaels Black Friday Ad 2019
    by Meg on November 19, 2019 at 8:04 PM

    Looking for all the best Michaels Black Friday Deals? Check out the Michaels Black Friday Ad Scan below! The Michaels Black Friday Ad has been leaked! Go HERE to view the ad scan. Michaels will open at 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day. Looking for more Black Friday ads? We’ll continue posting ads as they get... Read More

  • HUGE Vera Bradley Sale | Up To 70% Off!!
    by Meg on November 19, 2019 at 8:03 PM

    Whoa! If you love Vera Bradley, don’t miss this sale! Zulily is having a BIG Vera Bradley Sale right now, with TONS of styles on sale up to 70% off! Choose from wallets, purses, cosmetic bags, travel bags, and more! Hurry — styles are selling out lightning fast!

  • These Library Apps Let You Access Movies, Books and More — For Free
    by eyoung@thepennyhoarder.com (Emily Young) on November 19, 2019 at 5:00 PM

    Forget subscription services like Netflix and Spotify. These free library apps will help you access movies, magazines, books and more. This was originally published on The Penny Hoarder, which helps millions of readers worldwide earn and save money by sharing unique job opportunities, personal stories, freebies and more. The Inc. 5000 ranked The Penny Hoarder as the fastest-growing private media company in the U.S. in 2017.

  • How 3 Entrepreneurs Used Facebook Marketplace to Launch Lucrative Side Gigs
    by molly@thepennyhoarder.com (Molly Moorhead) on November 19, 2019 at 3:00 PM

    When you think about Facebook Marketplace, do think about posting your old futon in hopes of snagging $40 or $50? Or maybe you’re in the market for a microwave, and a used one for a good price will do just fine. Those are great uses of Facebook Marketplace, essentially the classifieds of the social media This was originally published on The Penny Hoarder, which helps millions of readers worldwide earn and save money by sharing unique job opportunities, personal stories, freebies and more. The Inc. 5000 ranked The Penny Hoarder as the fastest-growing private media company in the U.S. in 2017.

  • Stay In Other People’s Awesome Homes for Free With House-Sitting Gigs
    by stevengillman@hotmail.com (Steve Gillman) on November 18, 2019 at 5:00 PM

    House-sitting jobs typically get you free accommodation, which at least means saving on rent. But you can also find paid caretaking jobs and actually make money house-sitting. Here’s how to find both kinds of house-sitting jobs. This was originally published on The Penny Hoarder, which helps millions of readers worldwide earn and save money by sharing unique job opportunities, personal stories, freebies and more. The Inc. 5000 ranked The Penny Hoarder as the fastest-growing private media company in the U.S. in 2017.

  • Why Even Bother With Budgeting? Here Are 5 Good Reasons
    by nicole@thepennyhoarder.com (Nicole Dow) on November 18, 2019 at 3:00 PM

    Budget, shmudget. Who needs one? You! (We’re just guessing.) If you run out of money at the end of the month, struggle reaching your financial goals or feel remorseful about your spending habits, a budget may actually be what you need. Now, we know budgeting isn’t the most thrilling topic. Bringing up the subject tends This was originally published on The Penny Hoarder, which helps millions of readers worldwide earn and save money by sharing unique job opportunities, personal stories, freebies and more. The Inc. 5000 ranked The Penny Hoarder as the fastest-growing private media company in the U.S. in 2017.

  • Not Enough Cash to Cover That Purchase? Here’s What to Know About Afterpay
    by tiffanyc@thepennyhoarder.com (Tiffany Connors) on November 17, 2019 at 3:00 PM

    What is Afterpay? Here’s your guide to buy-now-pay-later services, including when to use them and when it’s in your best interest to walk away. This was originally published on The Penny Hoarder, which helps millions of readers worldwide earn and save money by sharing unique job opportunities, personal stories, freebies and more. The Inc. 5000 ranked The Penny Hoarder as the fastest-growing private media company in the U.S. in 2017.

  • How Christa Angelios Used a Personal Loan to Land Her Dream Job
    by Courtney Mihocik on November 19, 2019 at 5:18 PM

    Welcome to Let’s Get Personal, a new series at The Simple Dollar documenting real-life experiences with personal loans. To qualify for her dream job, New Yorker Christa Angelios needed to complete an intensive publishing course at Columbia University. But because it was a six-week summer course, Christa wasn’t eligible for FAFSA or other financial aid, and since she’s financially independent from her family, she decided to take out a personal loan. At a local Citibank branch, Christa applied for a The post How Christa Angelios Used a Personal Loan to Land Her Dream Job appeared first on The Simple Dollar.

  • Using First-Order Thinking to Visualize Spending Decisions
    by Trent Hamm on November 19, 2019 at 2:00 PM

    One of my favorite strategies for getting down to the core of something is to use a trick I call the “five why’s.” Basically, I use this technique whenever I identify a problem of some kind in my life, or when I’m trying to dig into the core of an idea. I’ll take that problem or that idea I’m trying to understand and I’ll ask “why?” Then, I’ll take that answer and ask “why?” again. I’ll keep asking why until The post Using First-Order Thinking to Visualize Spending Decisions appeared first on The Simple Dollar.

  • How to Pay for a Loved One’s Memory Care and Manage Their Finances
    by Lissa Miller on November 18, 2019 at 5:27 PM

    Emotionally and financially, it can be a lot to take in when a loved one is diagnosed with dementia, Alzheimer’s or other memory issues. Shawn Plummer, director of advance annuity sales at The Annuity Expert, has experienced the emotional toll on his own family: his 89-year-old grandpa is healthy, but his grandma has late-stage Parkinson’s and the early stages of dementia. “From my point of view, it’s gut-wrenching, simply because they both worked hard their entire lives, retired and then The post How to Pay for a Loved One’s Memory Care and Manage Their Finances appeared first on The Simple Dollar.

  • 20 Winter Hacks To Keep Your House a Little Cooler While Staying Warm
    by Trent Hamm on November 16, 2019 at 2:00 PM

    Here in north-central Iowa where I live, we recently enjoyed a severe and unseasonal November cold snap which drove the temperatures down below zero (Fahrenheit) for a couple of days. While such temperatures aren’t out of the ordinary for January and February, they were a bit of a shock to the system for November. Thus, a big part of the last week was rediscovering how exactly to keep our home temperature as low as possible while still being comfortable at The post 20 Winter Hacks To Keep Your House a Little Cooler While Staying Warm appeared first on The Simple Dollar.