Mike Foster

Contributing Writer
Mike is a financial journalist from New York. He has a PhD from University of Nottingham, MA from University of Warwick, and Bachelors from University of California, Los Angeles. He writes industry research reports on consumer credit trends.
Send an e-mail to mike@creditdonkey.com

What do you want to receive this holiday season?

How to Buy a Gift for a Girl

By Mike Foster - Tips for What Women Want
We're going to take on a fool's errand and try to tell you how to buy a gift for a woman. While it's tough to generalize what women want, we already have some ideas, based on a timely, recent CreditDonkey.com survey. The following tips should ...
Have you regifted a gift to you, to give to somebody else?

How to Regift: 3 Tips for Successful Regifting

By Mike Foster - Tips for Regifting
Surprisingly many holiday shoppers think regifting is an acceptable practice, according to a CreditDonkey.com survey. The act of handing off a gift that you have received to someone else has been considered tacky in the past, as in the infamous ...

Survey: Women Spending Statistics

November 8, 2012 - By Mike Foster - News for Credit Card Shopping Spree
Women are not saving for retirement or putting money away for a rainy day, according to a new survey by CreditDonkey.com. 63% of women said that they were not currently saving for retirement, and over 55% said that they had no saving strategy ...
Do you know what the Rule of 72 is?

What is the Rule of 72 and How Can It Help You Double Your Money?

By Mike Foster - Tips for Compound Interest
Thirty years ago, the rule of 72 was one of the most popular concepts in personal finance, and financial advisors around the country used it to encourage people to save and invest toward the future. Baby boomers in particular were fond of using ...
Are you currently saving for retirement?

Survey: Saving Money Statistics

October 16, 2012 - By Mike Foster - News for No Emergency Savings
Over a thousand people were asked if they have any specific savings strategy, such as saving a certain percentage of income. Over 54% replied that they did not have any strategy at all. More worryingly, 61.5% said that they are not saving for ...
Do you trust ads on Facebook enough to use your credit card?

Survey: Facebook Ads Statistics

September 19, 2012 - By Mike Foster - News for Social Media for Business
Facebook is one of the least trusted websites when it comes to shoppers' credit card data, according to a new survey by CreditDonkey.com.
Have you ever used your credit card to purchase or rent college textbooks?

Survey: Students More Reliant on Credit to Pay for Textbooks, Necessities

September 4, 2012 - By Mike Foster - News for Student
Almost half of college students use credit cards to buy or rent textbooks, according to a new survey conducted by CreditDonkey.com.

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