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

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.

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.

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.

A few simple changes to your driving and gas-purchasing habits can improve your mileage per gallon and reduce the amount you have to spend on gas each week.

Infographic: Household Spending Statistics

Where does all the money go? See what typical Americans make and spend in a month.



    6 Smart Ways to Get Rich

    April 21, 2015 - By Sheryl Nance-Nash - Tips for How to Build Wealth in Your 20s
    How to get rich? Who isn’t interested in the answer to that question? Let’s be clear right now, there is no magic bullet, and forget about getting to the golden palace quickly. Overnight wealth is the stuff of movies and maybe even illegal activity, neither of which does you any good.
    Restaurant Challenges

    Restaurant Challenges

    April 20, 2015 - By Michelle Kaiser - Tips for Restaurant Credit Cards
    If there’s one thing Americans love, it’s food. And what’s more American than eating for a free meal?

    Foreign Transaction Fee

    April 20, 2015 - By Rebecca Lake - Tips for No Foreign Transaction Fee Credit Card
    Before you go on a trip overseas, be sure you have a credit card with no foreign transaction fees. Read on to learn how to save money on international travel.

    Tricks to Save Money

    April 16, 2015 - By Rebecca Lake - Tips for Save Money on Credit Card Debt
    You know you need to save money more but struggle to do it. What you need is 23 tricks for getting yourself to sock away more dough.

    Consumer Spending Statistics

    April 15, 2015 - By Rebecca Lake - Tips for How to Meet Credit Card Spending Requirements
    What is the average monthly household expense and how much do we spend on clothing per month? How much money is flowing in and out? Read on for 23 statistics on consumer spending.

    Why Own a Home

    April 14, 2015 - By Cassy Parker - Tips for Best Time to Buy a House
    Need a reason to justify your reason for wanting to own a house instead of renting? We have 23 reasons for you, backed by proven facts.

    Why Renting is Better

    April 13, 2015 - By Cassy Parker - Tips for Is the Middle Class Doomed
    If your instincts tell you renting is better than owning, you may be on the right side of the argument. Here are 23 reasons that back up your beliefs.

    23 Golf Player Demographic Statistics That Might Surprise You

    April 11, 2015 - By Rebecca Lake - Tips for Best Outdoor Cities
    Since the 19th century, golf has been one of the most frequently enjoyed pastimes in America. If you're thinking the game is just for retirees, you're way off the mark. There are nearly 15,000 courses in the U.S. where you'll find players from almost every walk of life aiming for a hole in one.

    What Are Chip Credit Cards

    April 10, 2015 - By Rebecca Lake - Tips for Smart Chip Cards
    There’s a lot a talk about smart chip credit cards. Do you need to ask your credit card issuer to upgrade your card? We explain what these cards are in simple terms.

    Best Time to Buy a House

    April 7, 2015 - By Allison Martin - Tips for Best Deals
    Are you in the market for a new home? Maybe you’re getting the homeowner itch or you’re tired of flushing money down the toilet for rent? Regardless of your reasoning, you can secure a nice pad without breaking the bank.

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