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Lead a healthy financial life with our easy-to-understand money tips.

Lost Wallet: What To Do

If you have ever lost your wallet or purse before, you know the headache that comes with this simple misstep. First, you have to dig up all of the account information for the cards you *think* were in your wallet. Next, you contact each creditor to explain the situation. And then you wait nervously for the fallout that can happen when your information falls into the wrong hands.

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).

How a Donkey and a Pig Can Help You Lead a Happy Financial Life

Overconsumption does not bring happiness. See how a donkey and pig learned that important lesson.

Credit Check: Review Your Credit Report

Informed consumers who take action to protect their individual financial interests and their credit records are the bedrock of a healthy American economy. Our educational infographic helps consumers conduct a basic annual credit health self-assessment to protect one of their most valuable financial assets: their good name.

Beginner's Guide to Airline Miles and Points

For deal hounds, frequent flyer miles are super fun. All the work that goes into understanding and accumulating them pays off in the form of free flights and hotel rooms, and the right to boast about how you made it all possible. Lost on where to begin? Hold on for a quick ride through our miles-for-beginners guide.



    Lottery Winner Statistics

    July 30, 2015 - By Rebecca Lake - Tips for Paying Off Credit Cards
    It costs you nothing to fantasize about winning the lottery. So join us as we go through 23 statistics about what happens to the winners.

    23 Must-Do Financial Moves for August

    July 28, 2015 - By Rebecca Lake - Tips for What to Buy in August
    Summer is winding down and life is about to gear up again. If you've been lazy about minding your finances over the last couple of months, it's time to get back on track.

    Engagement Ring Statistics

    July 27, 2015 - By Rebecca Lake - Tips for Tiffany vs Costco
    If you're pondering taking your relationship to the next level, be sure to check out these 23 facts and figures before you start shopping around for a diamond.

    What to Buy in August

    July 27, 2015 - By Lauren Ward - Tips for Family
    If you know a student or two, give them a high-five for saving you on essentials, because the sales this month are all about school. Between sales, specials, and tax-free weekends in several states, here are a few things to buy now, as well as one purchase to delay and invest in later.

    Burglary Statistics

    July 23, 2015 - By Rebecca Lake - Tips for Best Home Security
    Are you safe? Read these 23 disturbing statistics on burglary, including the surprising trend on home break-ins.

    Why Engagements Fail

    July 21, 2015 - By Rebecca Lake - Tips for Tiffany vs Costco
    Watch out: an engagement doesn't always end in a wedding. If you are hoping to get married, read on for 23 danger signs that your dreams of a happily ever after may NOT come true.

    Ways to Prevent Burglary

    July 20, 2015 - By Rebecca Lake - Tips for Best Home Security
    More than 2 million homes are burglarized in the U.S. each year. How can you prevent yours from being next?

    Best Credit Cards for International Travel

    July 20, 2015 - Best Travel Credit Card
    When you travel outside of the country, paying by credit card gets a bit complicated. Many cards charge a foreign transaction fee that adds about 3% to every one of your purchases. If you travel internationally often, these fees really start to add up.

    Speeding Statistics

    July 18, 2015 - By Rebecca Lake - Tips for Best Gas Credit Card
    Is that really the average cost of a speeding ticket? Read on for 23 head-spinning speeding facts and statistics, including how many traffic tickets are issued each day.

    Bottled Water Statistics

    July 11, 2015 - By Rebecca Lake - Tips for Grocery Cards
    Bottled water holds the 2nd largest share of the beverage market in the U.S., ahead of milk and beer. The only thing Americans guzzle down more than bottled water is soda, which is consumed about twice as often.

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