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Here’s a Cool Trick For Getting Out of Student Loan Debt Faster…

Woo-hoo! I just finally made the last payment on my $30,000 of student debt! I can’t believe it! I’m definitely excited, but it wasn’t easy getting here. Some of those loans were nearly 8 years old, [...]

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How to Earn $275.20 in Free Cash This Afternoon

Who says there’s no such thing as a free lunch? Every year businesses give away thousands of dollars in free money and gift cards as a way of promoting their websites/products. And we found two good [...]

Making extra money

32 Legitimate Ways to Make Money at Home

Listen – we all know the internet is full of “make money at home” scams, so we’ve scoured through thousands of different ideas to find you 32 legitimate ones. These are all ideas [...]

Hot coupons

10 HOT Coupons That Will Save You a Fortune on Groceries This Week

We’ve scoured all the top coupon sites, forums, and frugal blogs to find you some of the best deals of the week. And many of the items on this list are free or will even make you money! Yeah, that’s [...]

Free Ice Cream

Want Free Ice Cream? Dairy Queen is Giving it Away on This Day…

Mark your calendars! In celebration of their 75th anniversary, Dairy Queen is giving away a free small vanilla cone to all of their fans. Just head to your local Dairy Queen for Free Cone Day on Monday, [...]

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This Company Will Pay You to Share Your Internet History…

Raise your hand if you spend several hours of your day on the Internet. Come on now, don’t be ashamed. We all do it. Oh, and connecting with your cell phone counts too… That means we’re all guilty. But [...]

Kaz Andrew

Live in Canada? Make $50 By Sharing Your Thoughts on This Year’s Hockey Season

This is an easy one. We found a couple of focus groups that are paying Canadians to share their opinions on a variety of topics from hockey to your favorite beers to your thoughts on the latest movies. These [...]

becoming a mystery shopper

How to Make Extra Money & Get Free Food By Evaluating Your Local Grocery Store

Mystery shopping often gets a bad rap. Some companies want you to pay to get started, or don’t cough up any opportunities once you sign up. But what if I told you there is a company that will pay you [...]

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And The Winner of The Penny Hoarder $2,000 “Frugal Student” Scholarship Is….

Congratulations to Eliot Sayavong from Syracuse University for winning $2,000 in The Penny Hoarder’s “Frugal Student” scholarship! We had more than 1,500 students enter the scholarship [...]

Kyle Taylor

How to Save 50% Every Time You Need to Buy Glasses

Hey Penny Hoarders – Yep, that’s me. And my 10-year old Lab, Franklin. I’ve worn glasses since the 10th grade. And for a long time, I hated them! There’s just something about a glasses-wearing, [...]

Cup of Medicine

4 Clinical Trials That Will Pay You Up to $15,000

Believe it or not, some people make thousands of dollars every year by trying out new medication, getting tested for allergies, or by testing new x-ray technology. Clinical trials are held all over the [...]


Attention Guys: These 3 Focus Groups Are Paying Cash This Week…

This one is just for the guys. We’ve been hearing more and more that focus groups are having a hard time getting men to sign-up. And we found three such companies that are looking for panelists this [...]