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Credit Tips for Young Adults


Among the many things that separate men and women, saving money is another one to add to the list. In a recent study, CreditDonkey.com found that men are putting more money aside than women do.

Most respondents to a recent CreditDonkey.com survey said they learned key finance concepts in high school. Despite all the reports about poor financial literacy buzz among adults and debates over when teens should learn money management skills, ...

Four in 10 people have not set aside at least $500 in savings, according to a new 2014 survey by CreditDonkey.com, a credit card comparison website. That leaves a very small safety net for emergencies and is pretty risky. For those with lots of ...

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 ...

Finding the right online broker is a difficult task. Dozens of sites claim to offer the best solution for your investing needs, whatever they may be. These sites tempt you with the promise of having the lowest fees, the most intuitive interface, ...



New Tips for Young Adults

    Best Place to Print Photos - Shutterfly vs Snapfish vs MPIX

    February 26, 2015 - By Rachel Hoyt - Reviews for Travel
    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.

    23 Scientific Ways to Network Better

    February 25, 2015 - By Cassy Parker - Tips for Business
    To connect with more people, you need to get out and make a lasting impression. But how do you do that? Read on; we explain how to do it better.

    23 Smart Money Moves to Make in College

    February 24, 2015 - By Rebecca Lake - Tips for Student
    Unless your high school taught you about personal finance, you’ll have to teach yourself how to manage your money in college. Here are 23 smart moves to make before you get your diploma.

    What to Buy (and Not to Buy) in March

    February 18, 2015 - By Lauren Ward - Tips for Deals
    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.

    7 Life and Money Lessons Learned from Chess

    February 10, 2015 - By Tammy K - Tips for Financial Literacy
    Beyond its ability to engage our strategic skills, chess can also teach us to sharpen the type of skills we need in everyday life. Here are a few of our favorite life and money lessons taken from the chessboard.

    23 Scientific Ways to Make Friends Fast

    February 5, 2015 - By Cassy Parker - Tips for How to Buy a Gift for a Friend
    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.
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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.

    23 Swoon-Inducing Valentine's Day Statistics

    January 24, 2015 - By Rebecca Lake - Tips for Love
    The amount of money people spend to celebrate the holiday is mind blowing (who says money doesn’t buy love?). The CreditDonkey team tracked down 23 Valentine's Day statistics that will get your heart fluttering.

    23 Eye-Opening Online Dating Statistics and Facts

    January 10, 2015 - By Rebecca Lake - Tips for Best Online Dating Website
    Even if you've never spent time on a dating website, the odds are good that some of your friends have. Roughly 42% of Americans know someone who dates online and its growing popularity is undeniable. If you're wondering what kind of people are looking for love on the Internet or just how much money those dating sites really make, CreditDonkey has compiled a list of 23 facts and figures that will get your pulse racing.

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