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

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.

Pay Off Debt or Save: Is It Better to Save Money?

Should you deposit your paycheck into your savings account, or use it toward paying off your credit card bill instead of making just the minimum payment? You have only so much money to go around and you probably can’t do both, so it’s important to prioritize. To decide which option is best, figure out which one will make you the most money – or cost you the least – in the long run.

Infographic: Household Spending Statistics

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

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.



    When to Buy Engagement Ring

    November 27, 2014 - By Allison Martin - Tips for Tiffany vs Costco
    Love is in the air, and you’ve finally decided to pop the question to that special someone who holds the key to your heart.

    Should You Buy an Engagement Ring

    November 26, 2014 - By Cynthia Cohen - Tips for Tiffany vs Costco
    Shouldn't your love be enough? Is a engagement ring necessary? Maybe. Here are the 23 reasons why engagement rings are important and why you should buy one.

    Financial Mistakes in Your 20s

    November 25, 2014 - By Sheryl Nance-Nash - Tips for Financial Tips for Young Adults
    There’s nothing like being in your 20s. You have newfound freedom, you get to make all the decisions, and time is on your side. For sure, the world awaits you.

    Why Shopping While Feeling Sad Will Cost You

    November 24, 2014 - By Tammy Kennon - Tips for Shopping Addiction Statistics
    If you’re feeling blue, you’ll want to think twice about going on that shopping spree. Studies have shown that our mood can have a great effect on how we spend our money. Sadness will likely lead to unwise shopping decisions.
    Homemade Smoothie Basics

    Foods Worth Making from Scratch

    November 24, 2014 - By Cynthia Cohen - Tips for Grocery Cards
    There’s a revolution underway. It’s a revolt against processed foods. Those pushing for so-called “clean eating” praise its “better for you” benefits, but it can also be good for your wallet.

    Best Time to Buy Jeans

    November 23, 2014 - By Allison Martin - Tips for Best Deals
    Looking to stock up on a fresh pair of denim jeans? Maybe yours are a bit outdated, worn from excessive wear, or no longer conform to your body type. Whatever the reason, you’ll want to find a decent deal for your jeans. You just need to know when to go out and buy your next pair.

    Best Time to Buy Christmas Flights

    November 21, 2014 - By Allison Martin - Tips for Best Airline Credit Cards
    The holidays are a tricky time for travel: airfares skyrocket and travelers who didn’t take a moment to plan their trip with care will pay dearly for their tickets.

    What to Buy in December

    November 20, 2014 - By Lauren Ward - Tips for Gift Giving Statistics
    Trying to save money during the busiest shopping month sounds like a fool's errand. You just need to know which items will have the best prices. Find out what to buy in December and what to avoid.
    Big House, Little House

    23 Things the Middle Class Can No Longer Afford

    November 19, 2014 - By Cassy Parker - Tips for Household Spending Statistics
    Is the middle class doomed? Here are 23 things today's middle class cannot afford.
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    Why Traveling is Good for You

    November 18, 2014 - By Michelle Smith - Tips for Best Travel Credit Card
    We all need to get away sometimes. And if the only thing standing between you and your next trip is a good excuse, start packing because we've got you covered. Here are 23 reasons why traveling is good for you, on both a personal and professional level.

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