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

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.

Infographic: Household Spending Statistics

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

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.

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.

Infographic: Increase Customer Satisfaction and Make Customers Happy

More than half of small businesses fail within the first five years, according to the Small Business Administration. Make customers happy and beat those odds.



    What to Buy in February

    January 25, 2015 - By Leah Norris - Tips for Best Deals
    The winter is half over and warmer weather is on the way, giving you time to find bargains while you wait out the cold. Look for sales to heat up around the Super Bowl and Presidents’ Day – two major retail holidays that bring deep discounts.

    Valentine's Day Statistics

    January 24, 2015 - By Rebecca Lake - Tips for Love
    The amount of money people spend to celebrate the holiday is mind blowing (who says money doesn’t buy love?). The CreditDonkey team tracked down 23 Valentine's Day statistics that will get your heart fluttering.
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    Startup Failure Statistics

    January 21, 2015 - By Rebecca Lake - Tips for Best Business Credit Card
    Owning your own company comes with a lot of perks, and more people than ever are jumping on the startup bandwagon. Approximately 543,000 new businesses launch every single month, and many of them face some major hurdles as they struggle to get their footing in the marketplace.
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    23 Scientific Signs You Might Be an Entrepreneur

    January 20, 2015 - By Cassy Parker - Tips for Best Business Credit Card
    Evidence shows that entrepreneurs tend to share similar personality traits and life experiences. If you possess the following 23 traits, you might just have what it takes to make it as an entrepreneur.

    Best Time to Buy Flights to Europe

    January 19, 2015 - By Allison Martin - Tips for Best Credit Cards for International Travel
    You’ve been dreaming about getting a glimpse of Westminster Abbey or you want to see what all the fuss is about the Eiffel Tower. Whether you want to make your first trip to Europe or your 10th, the truth about international travel, as you likely know, is it’s expensive. Beyond looking at cheaper airlines, your recourse against the thousands of dollars you may have to spend for your European vacation is timing. Knowing when to buy your plane tickets — and it’s not necessarily on the ...

    Hair Loss Statistics

    January 17, 2015 - By Rebecca Lake - Tips for Stress Statistics
    Unless you're one of the lucky few, odds are you will experience some thinning or baldness at some point. Here are 23 statistics about this phenomenon that could make your hair stand on end.
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    Money Lessons Learned from Star Trek

    January 14, 2015 - By Tammy K - Tips for Financial Literacy Month
    "These are the voyages of the Starship Enterprise." Those are comforting words to anyone who has fond memories of the original Star Trek TV series.

    When is the Best Time to Buy Bedroom Furniture

    January 13, 2015 - By Allison Martin - Tips for Best Time to Buy Furniture
    Buying bedroom furniture is one of the greatest pleasures in life. You get to pick out items for your sanctuary and there’s usually no rush to make your decision. You can take your time to browse. And, by timing your purchase just right, you can line up your shopping with the time of year when you can find some super deals. Here are the months when you’re most likely to score a discount on your next bed, bureau, and nightstand.

    Groundhog Day Statistics

    January 12, 2015 - By Rebecca Lake - Tips for What to Buy in February
    If you're ready to say goodbye to winter weather and hello to spring, you're probably waiting for Groundhog Day with baited breath. Every February 2nd, people all across the country wait to hear whether they're in store for more cold and snow or lots of sunshine and warm breezes.

    Online Dating Statistics

    January 10, 2015 - By Rebecca Lake - Tips for eHarmony vs OKCupid
    Even if you've never spent time on a dating website, the odds are good that some of your friends have. Roughly 42% of Americans know someone who dates online and its growing popularity is undeniable. If you're wondering what kind of people are looking for love on the Internet or just how much money those dating sites really make, CreditDonkey has compiled a list of 23 facts and figures that will get your pulse racing.

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