Daniel Caughill

Daniel is a Staff Writer at ValuePenguin, covering insurance, retirement and other personal finance topics. He previously wrote about compliance and best practices for K-12 school districts at Frontline Education.

How to Sell Airline Tickets if You Have to Cancel Your Trip

You don’t have to be stuck with unused airfare—you can sell your plane tickets safely online.

Why We Continue Building Homes in Flood Zones

In many coastal states, a majority of homeowners are taking a gamble rebuilding in flood-prone regions.

Scammers Are Using This Post Office Tracking Service to Steal Your Mail

Hijacking a USPS mail tracking system is just the latest way criminals are trying to commit identity theft.

This Is How Much You’ll Spend on Holiday Shopping (and What You’ll Spend it On)

Apparently, we’re all big spenders when it comes to the season of giving.

Porch Pirates: 6 Steps to Take if Your Package Gets Stolen From Your Door

Thousands of packages are stolen during the holiday season. Follow these steps if you've been the victim of package theft.

Black Friday Sales Have Already Begun, With Walmart One-Upping the Competition

It's Almost Time for Black...Wednesday?

Americans Are Saving Over 100K in Retirement Savings, With Women Leading the Charge

Retirement account balances have not only bounced back from 2008 lows but are at an all-time high.

The Best Part-Time Jobs and Where to Find Them This Holiday Season

If you’re looking to make extra money, companies can't hire enough seasonal workers this year.

A $52,000 Trip Around the World for Just $400: How One Guy Lived Like a King

Daniel Gillaspia wanted to put travel hacking to the test, but even he never imagined a trip like this.

Employees Value Job Perks More Than Salaries

You could be overestimating the value of that workplace happy hour.

The Cost of Owning a Home Is Rising

With average mortgage rates at an 8-year high, should you still consider buying?

A Surprising Number of Homeowners Are Using Credit Cards to Pay for Renovations

Millennials are going into credit card debt to remodel their homes, according to a new study by Houzz.