Financial Tips for Families
For your next credit card, you want a lucrative deal. What you don’t want is to pay for the privilege with an annoying and pricey annual fee. We canvassed current offerings by credit card companies on CreditDonkey for the best cash back, reward ...
Many Americans prefer to save money rather than spend it. Of course, saying and doing are two different things. Learn 10 smart ways to save $1,000 a month here.
When it comes to your finances, credit cards can either be a tool or a weapon, depending on how you use them. When used wisely, they can help you establish your credit history and build your credit score, but it's easy to fall into the debt trap ...
Vaccinations are tough. Battles over vegetables are trying. But few parenting challenges are more daunting than walking through a toy store with a preschooler. To young children, just about every toy is appealing, and the notion that mom or dad ...
Help keep money in the local economy, create local jobs, and protect the environment when you shop local. This infographic explores why shopping local should be a top priority in your shopping list.
Many products and services targeting parents can be a huge money vacuum compared to the benefits they provide. Here we unravel the top 23 ways families are blowing their money, either because they’re opting for convenience over cost savings or ...
It's never too soon to teach kids about money, and one of the best ways to do that is by having them help out around the house. Here are 23 ways that kids can start earning their own cash at home.
New Tips for Families
More than 1 in 3 Americans surveyed are afraid of investing. 43% of females surveyed are afraid of investing in the stock market compared to 31% of males, according to a new CreditDonkey.com survey.
In America alone, more than 250 million tons of trash is produced each year, some of which is discarded as litter along roads, on city streets, in parks and across the nation's waterways. Read on for 23 littering statistics that will blow your mind.
We’re all taking more photos than ever. But what are we doing with them? Are they forever stuck in our phones or in the cloud somewhere? Photo sites make it easy to pull out your favorite images and turn them into printable keepsakes and gifts. The only hard part is deciding which one to use.
Cyberbullying can go viral within hours and leave a lasting mark on the victim. To stop it, read our list of 23 ways that you can protect your teen from cyberbullying.
Saving for retirement can be tricky to navigate when you haven’t started yet. So many different names and tax codes are out there, from Roth and Traditional Individual Retirement Accounts (IRA) to 401(k) and 403(b) and everything in between. To make things simpler for you and get you going toward building your nest egg, CreditDonkey has broken down the best retirement accounts for each type of career and life situation. After our rundown, you’ll have no excuse but to get started on setting ...
March is not a deal-hunter’s best friend. Sure, we have spring to look forward to, but sales for the new season’s clothes will still be a ways off. Nevertheless, CreditDonkey knows of a few items that that you can get for a decent break this month. Brave the last few weeks of winter’s cold if any of this month’s deals suit your needs. Otherwise, wait out another month before splurging.
It’s not a pretty topic, but divorce is a common enough event that it’s worth thinking about for everyone, particularly couples considering marriage. After all, about half of first marriages end in divorce, and the results can be messy for all those involved. Especially messy is anything related to finances.
When you work 40 hours every week and handle home and family chores, doing anything for free may sound like a crazy notion. Let’s be honest, while the idea of volunteering may sound like a nice concept, you can’t help but wonder, “What’s in it for me?” After all, who has the time and energy for giving back when you have pickups and drop-offs and soccer games and homework drills?
Relationships were easy in preschool. You tagged someone on the back and had an instant friend. Once you hit adulthood, winning over another person takes work. If it’s become harder for you to make new friends — and keep them — read this handy list of tips.
You head to the laundry room to dry a load of clothes, and everything is drenched in water. The washer didn’t spin properly to take out the excess water. Oh well, you think, remembering that your dryer has been taking over an hour to dry your clothes these days anyway.