ScoreCard Research The Penny Hoarder Sweepstakes Offical Rules

Here are the answers to our 10th anniversary quiz (from Dec. 11).

How’d you do?

  1. This one was a gimme — your email address.
  2. B – We’ve suggested alternative configurations, but never the 60/20/20 budget.
  3. D – The Penny Hoarder is headquartered in St. Petersburg, Florida.
  4. C – Although we love a good sunbeam, we’ve never written about a Sunshine Method for paying off debt.
  5. B – Kyle Taylor was a campaign worker before he started The Penny Hoarder.
  6. A – We regularly suggest you use less than 30% of your available credit to raise your credit score.
  7. D – Watch out for the hidden costs of college, which include your major, transportation and extracurricular activities.
  8. A – If you’re looking for a job in a different industry, highlight your transferable skills.
  9. D – F.I.R.E. stands for Financial Independence, Retire Early.
  10. D – If you’re trying to save on expenses in retirement, consider getting a roommate, cutting your grocery and entertainment bill and selling some belongings you no longer use.
  11. B – Although we’d love a world where everyone gets a puppy, for now The Penny Hoarder envisions a world where there is less money stress.