How to Fill Out A Money Order: A Step-by-Step Guide

by Sarah Li-CainContributor Money orders are a secure — and relatively cheap — way to transfer money instead of using cash, credit cards or checks. With a money order, you don’t share routing and account numbers as you do with a personal check. The maximum amount for a money order is $1,000, so this is not a great payment choice if you need to send a large amount, say for

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How To Start a Wedding DJ Business in 9 Essential Steps

by Rachel Christian, CEPF®Senior WriterWant to hone your DJ skills? Or maybe show them off?Wedding DJs are in high demand these days.Industry experts expect 2022 to be the busiest wedding season in 40 years, thanks to lockdown romances and postponed ceremonies during the pandemic.A wedding DJ is the focal point of great wedding receptions. They set the mood, engage with the crowd and keep the couple happy.They make good money,

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Medi-Share Review: Legitimate Health Coverage With Strings Attached

by The Penny Hoarder Staff If you’ve ever heard of Medi-Share, you might be intrigued by its promises to cover your health care costs.Curious? We looked into the details to find out how Medi-Share works — and whether it’s a good option. Here’s our review of the program. Medi-Share is a health-care sharing ministry, administered by Christian Care Ministry and made up of members united by their faith.This program and

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50 Ways to Make Money That You've Never Heard of

by Kari FaberStaff WriterOur team has compiled a list of creative ways you can fatten your bank account this month. Certainly, there’s something here that fits your needs.Feeling pumped? Feeling ready? Feeling like a million bucks (or like you need a million bucks)?This is a long list, so don’t get overwhelmed. Go ahead and start now, but be sure to bookmark this post so you can easily return later. We’ll

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8 Cheap Grilling Ideas for Backyard Cookouts

by Veronica MatthewsContributorSummer is the season for the great American cookout. Grills and barbecues across the country will soon be sizzling with traditional menu items like steaks, hot dogs and hamburgers as well as savory veggie options like black bean burgers and grilled mushrooms.But when you add up the beers, burgers and potato salad, hosting a backyard cookout can burn a hole straight through your wallet. So how can you

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How to Save Money: 25 Ways to Put Away More Every Month

by Robin Hartill, CFP®Senior EditorDo you ever wonder why it’s so hard to save money — even when you’ve cut the cable and the meals out, and you’ve never even had a latte habit?One reason it’s so hard to save is that your fixed expenses — the ones that stay the same each month, like your rent or mortgage, car payment, property taxes and insurance premiums — tend to be

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Student Loan Interest Rates for June 2022

by Dave SchaferContributorThere’s no way around it — college is expensive. This means that for many students, taking out a loan is the only way to realistically cover these expenses. And, like most other loans, student loans accrue interest.In this article, we’ll explore the current interest rates across the most common student loan products, including federal and private student loans.When we discuss federal interest rates on student loans in this

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National Contests to Win Money Can Bring $195K

by Catherine HilesContributor Cash from national contests can help you pay off debt, finance that dream vacation around the world or send you on a shopping spree in style. But you can’t win the money unless you enter the contests. The odds may be tough but it’s easy to enter online. And, someone has to win, right? Why not good people like you? The contests listed here represent about $195,000

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How to Get Cheap or Free Internet with the Affordable Connectivity Program

by Rachel Christian, CEPF®Senior WriterMillions of Americans now qualify for discounted or free internet access thanks to an expanded federal program announced by the White House on Monday.The Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) grants up to $30 a month toward high-speed internet for qualifying households.Twenty of the nation’s largest internet providers are also offering plans of $30 or less per month for qualifying households.If you qualify for an ACP grant, pairing

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These 14 Major Employers Offer Part-Time Jobs With Benefits

by Robert Bruce, Lisa Rowan Think you need to work long hours to qualify for company-backed retirement plans, tuition reimbursements and affordable health insurance? Actually, you don’t have to have to be a full-time employee to get those perks. There are many companies that offer generous benefit packages for their hourly part-time employees. These 14 companies lead the way in offering part-time jobs with benefits. You could land a flexible

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