Penguin Thoughts

Your money-saving prodigy penguin writes

Penguin Thoughts

Your money-saving prodigy penguin writes

Is Charlie Finance Safe?

  We live in an era of constant data breaches, identity theft, and online fraud. It often feels...

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How to Manage Debt as a Couple

  You and your significant other dutifully share furbaby duties, split plates of pasta at your favorite Italian eatery, and squeeze from the same tube of toothpaste. You’ve divulged your weirdest desires, and what your dream house would look like. But when it comes to...

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Here are the 4 Best Ways to Get Free Stuff

  Yes, free.  None of this “buy one get one free” business. None of those fake freebies either. You know, those free sample offers you see floating around that require you to pay for shipping, or the “discount” spreads out over a few purchases.  We’re talking about...

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Your Mid-Year Financial Checkup in 8 Steps

It may be hard to believe, but more than half of 2019 is already in the books! With just under 50% of the year remaining, it’s the perfect time for a financial checkup so that you can ring in 2020 fiscally healthy. Here are 8 steps to make your financial life say...

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6 Side Hustles You Can Do With Kids

  Who doesn't love a side hustle?  Since I like you and your entrepreneurial spirit, let me be straight with you — it’s a bit of a challenge starting something on the side when you have kids. By the time you get a sitter, the side hustle may no longer be profitable....

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How to Make Major Bank Hosting a Yard Sale

  Who doesn't love finding treasures?  If you have a bunch of items you're getting rid of, why not sell them for maximum dollar with little hassle? Instead of listing them on online marketplaces like eBay, yard sales are a great way to make a few bucks in just a few...

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How to Manage Debt as a Couple

  You and your significant other dutifully share furbaby duties, split plates of pasta at your favorite Italian eatery, and squeeze from the same tube of toothpaste. You’ve divulged your weirdest desires, and what your dream house would look like. But when it comes to...

read more

Here are the 4 Best Ways to Get Free Stuff

  Yes, free.  None of this “buy one get one free” business. None of those fake freebies either. You know, those free sample offers you see floating around that require you to pay for shipping, or the “discount” spreads out over a few purchases.  We’re talking about...

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7 Insurance Policies for Married Couples

  Getting married is a joyous occasion where two souls ceremoniously become one. However, it's also a time marked by a lot of behind-the-scenes changes -- like merging finances or finding a new place to live. While many folks plan for a last name swap, Charlie’s...

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6 Ways to Make Eating In More Fun

  Let’s face it -- eating out for breakfast, lunch, and dinner adds up … fast. In fact, recent data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics' Consumer Expenditure Survey shows that the average American spends up to $4,200 a year on food away from home at restaurants or...

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How to Make Major Bank Hosting a Yard Sale

  Who doesn't love finding treasures?  If you have a bunch of items you're getting rid of, why not sell them for maximum dollar with little hassle? Instead of listing them on online marketplaces like eBay, yard sales are a great way to make a few bucks in just a few...

read more

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