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

The Donkey in the Lion's Skin

While you might initially impress people with new, expensive clothes, eventually your true nature will shine through. Better to spend wisely than to spend just to impress others.

How to Get Out of Debt

Finding yourself deep in debt can be a discouraging reality. And in the past several years, more and more consumers have found themselves in this situation.

How to Dispute a Credit Card Charge

It can be frustrating to review your credit card statement and find an error. Thankfully, as a consumer in the U.S. you have rights outlined by federal and state laws that allow you to dispute questionable credit card charges. If you know the process, you’re able to make these disputes with little effort on your behalf.

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.

How a Horse and a Donkey Can Help You Build Wealth

Whenever you have the opportunity, help your neighbors. Generosity and charity are investments in your community's future, which in turn benefits you. See how a horse and donkey learned that important lesson.



    Who Should Pay on a Date

    September 11, 2014 - 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 - Life 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 Lessons Learned 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.

    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.

    Lowes vs Home Depot

    August 28, 2014 - By Cynthia Cohen - Best Time to Buy Kitchen Appliances
    Appliances are one of the few items that really shouldn’t be bought sight unseen. Even if you purchase your next fridge or dishwasher online, you’d be a savvy shopper by testing out the doors and seeing the appliance in person. Chances are, to do these test touch-and-feels, you’ll be making a trek to one of these major retailers: Sears, Lowe’s, or Home Depot. These stores are easy to find and navigate, and offer a wide selection of name brands for the machines you need use every day.

    Best Time to Buy Kitchen Appliances

    August 25, 2014 - By Allison Martin - Tips for Grocery Credit Cards
    If you’re lucky, the next time you have to run out to buy a kitchen appliance isn’t because of an emergency. You don’t want to be desperately waiting in line the Wednesday before Thanksgiving because your $300 mixer just went kaput.

    Starter Credit Cards

    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.

    Best Time to Buy Jewelry

    August 20, 2014 - By Allison Martin - Tips for Tiffany vs Costco
    Diamonds can quickly change from a girl’s best friend to her worst nightmare. By timing the purchase just right, you could end up with a token that gives you great joy ever day and not a financial heartache.

    What to Buy on Labor Day

    August 18, 2014 - By Leah Norris - Tips for Best 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.

    Best Time to Buy a Mattress

    August 15, 2014 - By Allison Martin - Tips for Sleep Statistics
    Has your sleep haven become a place of fitful tossing and turning because you can’t get comfortable? Your mattress could be preventing you from getting a good amount of shut-eye. It’s usually time to invest in a new mattress if it’s a decade or more old.

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