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Financial Tips for Families


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New Tips for Families

    23 Energizing Extracurricular Activities Statistics

    January 31, 2015 - By Rebecca Lake - Tips for Kids and Money
    Whether it's Little League, ballet lessons or the chess club, extracurriculars provide kids with a way to stay active, make new friends and explore their interests. Academic types are particularly interested in how organized activities correspond to things like self-esteem and academic achievement, while parents appreciate the opportunity for kids to learn new skills while staving off boredom. CreditDonkey decided to do some digging and find out just what makes extracurricular activities so ...

    23 Illuminating Chinese New Year Facts and Statistics

    January 29, 2015 - By Rebecca Lake - Tips for Asian Business Statistics
    In 2015, the Chinese New Year is set to begin on February 19th, and what follows is a 15-day period of feasting, fireworks, and time with family and friends. If you want to have your own Chinese New Year festival at home or you’re already a reveler who wants more information about this tradition, CreditDonkey has unearthed some eye-opening facts and statistics about this long-standing event.
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    7 Life and Money Lessons Learned from Physics

    January 27, 2015 - By Tammy K - Tips for Financial Literacy
    The term "applied physics" can take on a whole new meaning when we look beyond the textbooks and formulas. There is more we can learn from the laws of physics by applying them to our daily lives. By transferring the discipline to a host of everyday matters – our well-being, our financial situation, our workplace – we can look for ways to make improvements and live a better life.

    What to Buy (and Not Buy) in February

    January 25, 2015 - By Leah Norris - Tips for Deals
    The winter is half over and warmer weather is on the way, giving you time to find bargains while you wait out the cold. Look for sales to heat up around the Super Bowl and Presidents’ Day – two major retail holidays that bring deep discounts.
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    23 Scientific Signs You Might Be an Entrepreneur

    January 20, 2015 - By Cassy Parker - Tips for Business
    Evidence shows that entrepreneurs tend to share similar personality traits and life experiences. If you possess the following 23 traits, you might just have what it takes to make it as an entrepreneur.
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    7 Life and Money Lessons Learned from Star Trek

    January 14, 2015 - By Tammy K - Tips for Financial Literacy
    "These are the voyages of the Starship Enterprise." Those are comforting words to anyone who has fond memories of the original Star Trek TV series.

    Best Time to Buy Bedroom Furniture

    January 13, 2015 - By Allison Martin - Tips for Best Time to Buy Furniture
    Buying bedroom furniture is one of the greatest pleasures in life. You get to pick out items for your sanctuary and there’s usually no rush to make your decision. You can take your time to browse. And, by timing your purchase just right, you can line up your shopping with the time of year when you can find some super deals. Here are the months when you’re most likely to score a discount on your next bed, bureau, and nightstand.

    23 Entertaining Groundhog Day Statistics and Facts

    January 12, 2015 - By Rebecca Lake - Tips for What to Buy in February
    If you're ready to say goodbye to winter weather and hello to spring, you're probably waiting for Groundhog Day with baited breath. Every February 2nd, people all across the country wait to hear whether they're in store for more cold and snow or lots of sunshine and warm breezes.

    23 Ways to Prevent Identity Theft

    January 5, 2015 - By Cassy Parker - Tips for Identity Theft Statistics
    Identity theft is rampant. Protecting yourself requires constant vigilance as identity thieves unleash new tricks to steal your identity. Here are 23 ways to make sure you won't be their next victim.
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    Study: Best Discount Broker - TradeKing vs Scottrade vs OptionsHouse

    January 2, 2015 - By Cynthia Cohen - Reviews for Stock Trading
    When you're ready to invest, it's not wise to choose a broker just because it has the lowest per-trade fee. Discount brokers have others pros and cons (including other fees) that are worth assessing before making a choice.

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