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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.

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.

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.

Infographic: Credit Card Debt Statistics

Nobody wants to pay more than they have to. But paying even just an extra dollar on all your long-term loans or credit card bills can save you money in the long run.

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.

    Welfare Statistics

    September 24, 2015 - By Rebecca Lake - Tips for Kids and Money
    See the breakdown on the % of Americans on welfare, including by race, by welfare abuse, and by how much welfare pays.

    What to Buy in October

    September 24, 2015 - By Leah Norris - Tips for Best Deals
    October is the calm before the Black Friday storm for bargain shoppers across the country. But there are still amazing deals to be found.
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    Listening Statistics

    September 17, 2015 - By Rebecca Lake - Tips for Best Personal Finance Podcasts
    Part of being a good communicator means knowing how to listen. If you're like most people, you probably don't give much though to how many words you take in each day. Research suggests that the average person hears between 20,000 and 30,000 words during the course of a 24-hour period.

    5 Common Investing Mistakes (And How to Avoid Them!)

    September 14, 2015 - By Allison Kade - Tips for Compare Online Brokers
    We all make mistakes, but these common investing mistakes can destroy your portfolio. Here's how to avoid them.

    World Hunger Statistics

    September 11, 2015 - By Rebecca Lake - Tips for Restaurant Cards
    Take a look at these 23 startling statistics on world hunger, and you may never view this topic the same way again.

    Black Friday Deals Predictions 2015

    September 10, 2015 - By Lauren Ward - Tips for Best Deals
    Can't wait for Black Friday? We analyzed deals and coupons from previous years to come up with our Black Friday deals predictions.
    Infographic: How Money is Made

    Infographic: How Money is Made

    September 9, 2015 - By Kelly Teh - Tips for Kids and Money
    Money doesn't grow on trees. This graphic shows you how money is made. Read on to learn what goes into creating the dollar bill in your wallet.

    4 Day School Week Statistics

    September 3, 2015 - By Rebecca Lake - Tips for High School Graduation Statistics
    While the debate over whether students really benefit from a shorter school week rages on, it's apparent that the trend isn't going away anytime soon. In an effort to gain more insight into the pros and cons, the CreditDonkey team has assembled a list of the 23 most interesting statistics surrounding the four-day school week.

    What to Buy Organic

    September 2, 2015 - By Allison Martin - Tips for Grocery Cards
    Organic items are all around us, but the question we must ask ourselves is: to buy or not to buy? When the items are more beneficial, the increase in the price tag may very well be worth it. On the other hand, some organic products may not live up to the hype, making the non-organic version the smarter choice for your wallet.

    Homeless Statistics

    August 27, 2015 - By Rebecca Lake - Tips for Is the Middle Class Doomed
    Learn how many people are homeless in the U.S. and abroad. Read on for the eye-opening statistics and facts — including the number of seniors, veterans and kids without a warm bed to sleep in tonight.

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