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How Credit Cards Work: Credit Cards for Beginners

For being such a small piece of plastic, there are a lot of important features and details surrounding credit cards. And most Americans have never learned all of the details. So, take the next couple of minutes to read through the facts; the knowledge could save you quite a bit of money.

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.

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.

Identity Theft Protection: Protect Your Good Name

As identity theft increases, here are important tips to protect your money and good name (in a CreditDonkey infographic format).

    What to Buy in April

    March 26, 2015 - By Lauren Ward - Tips for Best Deals
    You can find some great deals in April if you know what’s on sale and what to stay away from. Buying a house this month would be smart, as would purchasing some mulch. But steer clear of buying a ticket to paradise.

    Prom Night Statistics

    March 25, 2015 - By Rebecca Lake - Tips for Teenagers and Credit Cards
    We spend that much on prom night? Read on for 23 statistics every parent should read, including the dangers of prom night car accidents and date rape.

    How to Build Wealth in Your 20s

    March 24, 2015 - By Cassy Parker - Tips for Investment
    Get in the habit of spending and saving wisely in your 20s and you’ll be on solid footing when you’re older. Go ahead and use our tips for how you can build wealth, starting now. You can thank us later.

    23 Research-Driven Ways to Work Smarter, Not Harder

    March 23, 2015 - By Rebecca Lake - Tips for Best Business Credit Card
    Everyone is putting pressure on you to do more with less. With these tricks up your sleeve, you can work more efficiently — without burning yourself out.

    Average American Savings Statistics

    March 18, 2015 - By Rebecca Lake - Tips for Savings Statistics
    Everyone wants to save more money, but figuring out how to do it is usually the hardest part. While the economy is continuing its slow recovery, many Americans still struggle with being able to set aside a little something for the future. Millennials, in particular, are facing a tougher uphill climb as they face a tougher job market and big student loan bills.

    How to Make a Great First Impression

    March 17, 2015 - By Rebecca Lake - Tips for Best Business Credit Card
    You’ve got just seconds to make a great first impression. Lean on these scientifically proven ways to win over the other person right away.

    Best Time to Buy Eyeglasses

    March 12, 2015 - By Allison Martin - Tips for Monthly Savings Plan
    Even if your health insurance covers your eye exam and maybe even your lenses, you usually have to pay for some portion of your glasses. The frames are normally where you’ll get sticker shock. You may find a few below $100, but they’re often outdated. How can you be stylish but not foolish with your eyewear budget?

    Statistics on Illiteracy in America

    March 11, 2015 - By Rebecca Lake - Tips for Financial Literacy Month
    Reading is an invaluable skill that's important to just about every aspect of our daily lives, from communications to the way we work to the food we eat. The ability to read and understand text is something that children typically begin to pick up on beginning around age five or six, but for some, reading doesn't click right away. If kids struggle with reading in their younger years, it increases the odds that they'll do so as adults.

    Successful People Do These 23 Things Daily

    March 9, 2015 - By Rebecca Lake - Tips for Best Business Credit Card
    Success doesn't happen overnight, but by making some tweaks to your routine, you will be more likely to reach your goals. Here are 23 things successful people do on a daily basis.

    Youth Sports Statistics

    March 8, 2015 - By Rebecca Lake - Tips for Kids and Money
    How many kids play sports? Read on for 23 cheer-inducing youth sports statistics.

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