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Credit Tips for Young Adults


Perhaps you've been relying on your credit cards to get you through unemployment, underemployment, or, truth be told, you simply have spending issues . Whatever the reason you find yourself overwhelmed by bills, bills, and more bills, you know ...

Infographic: Why Shop Local

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.

Infographic: Home Business Statistics

39% of business owners with no employees started their business with less than $5000 in startup capital, according to the U.S. Small Business Administration. Our research infographic illustrates where home business owners go for startup capital.

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 ...

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

    23 Reasons Why You Should Study Abroad

    October 22, 2014 - By Cynthia Cohen - Tips for Student
    While leaving the familiarity of the U.S. might seem daunting at first, an increasing number of college students are studying a semester or two abroad before they graduate. There are many benefits to this experience, which, just a couple of decades ago, was deemed more for the eclectic and adventurous than the primarily studious.

    7 Credit Card Mistakes Even the Rich Make

    October 21, 2014 - By Sheryl Nance-Nash - Tips for Avoid the Minimum Payment Trap
    You might think that just because somebody is rich, they make all the right decisions. Not so. In fact, the rich can be vulnerable to financial flubs too. Maybe it’s the cavalier attitude that they can afford mistakes. Or it’s an assumption that only people who live paycheck to paycheck have to pay attention to the details.

    What to Buy in November

    October 20, 2014 - By Leah Norris - Tips for Grocery
    Black Friday is just around the corner, but smart consumers can find the best deals on some products before the biggest shopping day of the year hits. Read on to see what to buy in the beginning weeks of November — an overlooked time for shopping deals — and what purchases should wait.

    23 Ways Retailers Trick You to Spend More Money

    October 19, 2014 - By Michelle Smith - Tips for Shopping Addiction Statistics
    Why do we constantly overspend? Read on to learn how retailers are plotting to outwit us.

    Survey: Attention Span Statistics

    October 15, 2014 - By Jasmine Williams - News for Parents Have Longer Attention Span
    Just how crazy conflicted are people’s attention span? Are people checking their Facebook page, watching television and talking on the phone at the same time?

    Study: Best Place to Buy a TV

    October 15, 2014 - Reviews for Best Time to Buy a TV
    You can buy a TV just about anywhere these days, but not all retailers are created equal. When you’re in the market for a new television, you want to get the best deal you can on this pricey purchase. So you need to think not only about what model you’ll buy but where you’ll buy it from.

    TradeMonster Review: Not All Monsters are Scary

    October 11, 2014 - By Cynthia Cohen - Reviews for Best Brokerage Accounts
    With its smiling monster logo greeting you on the homepage, TradeMonster is both appealing and non-threatening at the same time. It serves as a warning that investing on your own (away from the safety of FDIC-insured savings accounts) can bite you if you’re not careful, but it also lets you know that investing can be fun too. TradeMonster’s tools continue that sense of fun with an easy-to-use website and a full-service, self-directed investing experience.

    OptionsXpress Review: Pros and Cons for Beginners

    October 4, 2014 - By Cynthia Cohen - Reviews for Best Brokerage Accounts
    When online brokerage sites became a trendy alternative to investing with a traditional broker, Charles Schwab took note and acquired OptionsXpress. The result is a combination of a trusted financial source and easy, less expensive access to investing activities. One visit to the well-designed website should whet your appetite from the get-go with its investor-friendly intuitive homepage.

    You Want to Be an Investor But Have No Idea Where to Start. Here are Some Options

    October 2, 2014 - By Cynthia Cohen - Reviews for Investment
    Lucky you — you've been working hard, you've got some cash to invest, and you want to see all those dollars multiply. But where to begin?

    Survey: Who's Telling the Truth

    September 29, 2014 - News for Love
    76 percent of people said it’s OK to lie sometimes (even on Facebook profiles), but the subjects of those fibs tend to depend on your gender, according to a new CreditDonkey poll of over 1,200 Americans.

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