Reining in your spending is amazingly tough to do on your own. No matter the goal - whether you’re trying to pay off debt, save for a fantasy vacation, or finally create an emergency fund - it helps to have some assistance to keep you on the right track. As it is, just over half of Americans are unable to support their current lifestyle for even a month if they lost their job, according to a CreditDonkey.com survey.
Americans love to root (root, root!) for the home team. Attendance at major league baseball games topped 74 million in 2013 – more than four times the attendance of professional football games that year. And that number doesn’t even include college, high school, little league or farm team games.
Hurting for cash? It might be time to consider relocating to an area where the cost of living is cheaper and the job prospects are better. Plenty of major U.S. cities offer both a bustling, urban lifestyle and friendly financial conditions – as long as you’re OK with not living on the coast. Below is our list of the top 10 cities for the broke.
One would rightfully hope the office manager or the HR department would keep an eye out for the safety status of everyday items used in your workplace. But the truth is, all of us are preoccupied with other matters.
If you've ever seen a college graduate tug strenuously on a door that is clearly labeled "push," you're well aware of the stark differences between how people define "smart." That college degree takes some people only so far. But most lists of the so-called smartest cities will in fact rely on just one data point: the proportion of people with college degrees.
They say you can’t re-do a first impression, and that’s especially true in job interviews. There’s a pretty good possibility that you won’t be the only person they interview for this position, so you need to do everything you can to stand out (for the right reasons).
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.
As an accessory we touch many times a day, our wallets often suffer from neglect, prone to become a dumping ground for crumpled receipts, expired coupons and worn business cards for people we no longer remember. It’s time to do a cleanup. We’ll help you get your wallet in order with a list of what to keep in it – and a few things to make sure you leave at home.
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.com 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.
College is in the rearview mirror. You’re a 9-to-5er now with your whole career and life ahead of you. This is the time when you begin to accumulate a lot of homey stuff, like those appliances and knickknacks you need for meals and entertaining.