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Credit Tips for Young Adults


Consumers are constantly torn between the quick rush they get from impulsive purchases and their pressing need to pay off debt. Whether it’s a tempting candy bar at the checkout or that perfect-fitting pair of jeans tried on out of curiosity, ...

Identity Theft Protection: Protect Your Good Name

As identity theft increases, here are important tips to protect your money and good name (in a CreditDonkey infographic format).

Balance Transfer Game: What You Should Know

Balance transfers are becoming an increasingly popular way to reign in high interest rates. However, reducing outstanding debt is not always as easy as switching cards. We've put together ground rules every consumer should know before they consider a balance transfer.

Everyone wants to be better with money – getting it, saving it, and spending it. But not everyone has time to dig through personal finance books on their off time.

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

    Study: Best Budgeting Software - Quicken vs Mint vs YNAB

    September 15, 2014 - By Rachel Hoyt - Reviews for Household Spending Statistics
    If you want to get ahead in life, you’re going to have to make a budget and stick to it. Even those who have gotten a taste of fortune have learned this lesson the hard way: many lottery winners spent their winnings and then some. It was gone before they knew it. The hard truth is simple: you must spend less than you earn (or win) if you want to save up for a special trip or plan for retirement.

    Survey: Who Should Pay on a Date

    September 11, 2014 - News for Love
    Just over half of women surveyed said both genders should take turns paying for dates, but only 6.5 percent of the female respondents seem to practice that philosophy in a new poll by CreditDonkey.

    Poll: Millennials Are Less Likely to Read Contracts, More Likely to Have Buyer's Remorse

    September 8, 2014 - News for Money Lessons Learned in School
    A new survey by CreditDonkey reveals that people aged 18-24 are more likely to sign contracts without reading them and to experience buyer’s remorse after making purchases.

    Life and Money Lessons from Football

    September 8, 2014 - By Tammy K - Tips for What to Buy in September
    Football might just be America’s favorite pastime, with NFL season attendance consistently topping 7 million. The gridiron provides us with hours of entertainment at the stadium and on TV, but if we’re paying attention, we can also learn some useful life and money lessons from football as well. Here are some of our favorites.

    TradeKing Review: Is TradeKing Good?

    September 5, 2014 - By Cynthia Cohen - Reviews for Best Brokerage Accounts
    Online broker TradeKing offers low-cost trades and other services designed to make hands-on investing as simple and profitable as possible. Read on for an in-depth look at TradeKing.

    Credit Cards 2014 Study

    September 3, 2014 - News
    After analyzing the more than 38,000 credit card-related complaints filed with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), CreditDonkey identified the largest cities where consumers most often and least often quarrel with their credit card issuers.

    Best Investment Blogs 2014

    September 3, 2014 - Tips for Investment
    The investment world is seen as a treacherous land to navigate by people who don’t understand it, but to those who do, it is a place where huge profits can be made. The main thing separating you from them is a certain level of knowledge and understanding.

    Study: Best Place to Buy School/Office Supplies

    August 27, 2014 - By Cynthia Cohen - Reviews for Student
    Though it might be a bit of an exaggeration, office and school supplies are essentials — for some people, their pens and paper are right up there with food and water. Still, the move toward a paperless society and the rising costs of ink and paper have made stores dedicated to these “essentials” struggle.

    Starter Credit Cards: What's a Good Starter Card?

    August 21, 2014 - By Leah Norris - Tips
    Entering the world of credit can be intimidating. There are a lot of different cards to choose from, tons of complicated terms, and many horror stories about more experienced credit card users struggling to pay off their high-interest debt.

    What to Buy on Labor Day

    August 18, 2014 - By Leah Norris - Tips for Deals
    The start of September offers a reprieve from the first few days of school and gives many of us a moment to reflect on our summer. Retailers know this and will come out in full force on Labor Day weekend to entice you off the lounge chairs and into the malls or onto your computer to shop.

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