Penny Wrenn


Penny Wrenn is a Harlem-based writer whose work has appeared in Essence, Esquire, Glamour and O, The Oprah Magazine. Follow her on Twitter and Google+.

Posts by Penny Wrenn

Job Seekers Confess: I Paid Big Bucks to Get the Gig

Could a career coach or résumé writer help you land a job? Meet professionals who paid for help and say it was worth every penny. More

5 Bad Money Habits That May Be Genetic

Did you know that your genes affect many of your money decisions? We explain the research, and how you can overcome genetics. More

9 Credit Cards With Seriously Sweet Rewards

From contributing to retirement to scoring pre-game access for sports fans, these cards offer the coolest rewards out there. More

Confessions of a 36-Year-Old: I Lie to My Parents About Money

In her mid-30s and struggling with her finances, one woman still can’t help but fib to Mom and Dad. More

If Only I Knew Then … Parents’ Biggest Financial Regrets

From better budgeting to debt education, three parents reveal the financial moves they wish they had made with their children. More

7 Picture-Perfect Destination Weddings … in the U.S.

Give your nuptials the getaway vibe (without having to whip out a passport) at one of these romantic, stateside spots. More

With This Ring, I Thee Save: How Men Buy Wedding Bands

Think you need to drop a couple grand on engagement rings? These five men reveal how they got creative—and saved. More

Friends With (Business) Benefits: 4 Small-Biz Success Stories

Ben and Jerry. Hewlett and Packard. And four other pairs of pals who’ve profited from going into business together. More

6 Subtle Ways You’re Sabotaging Your Job Hunt

One 60-second mistake could cost you the job. Are you making it? More

Big Families, Not-So-Big Budgets: How We Make It Work

With lots of people under one roof, it can be a feat to make ends meet. Here’s how real families do it. More