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Are Young People Easy Targets for Car Sellers?
The car buying process—including car loans—is a complicated process, with many potential pitfalls. Especially if you’re young and less experie…
Already Broke As Soon As Payday Hits?
If all your money is spent as soon as it comes in, welcome to the club... Here are some helpful tips to save on a budget.
Are You Teaching Your Kids Bad Money Habits?
Your own spending habits teach your kids money habits, too. Show your kids you think before spending. Here are some unearthly tips to help your kid…
How "Paid" Kids Are Manipulating Kids Like Yours
This kid needs to talk to you. Now. It's about your kid's future. This is a Martian thing...
How to Talk to Your Kids About Advertising
Should marketers be shaping your kids' lives? We think not! Here's what to do... And do you know why Martians absolutely know more about money than…
Amazing New Ways to Buy a New or Used Car!
Have you seen the amazing new ways to buy a car? Vending machines that dispense cars. Buy unseen! Pay on the spot! Free CarFax Reports! All that sou…
Do You (Really) Need a Financial Advisor?
Plan your financial plan: When does a financial advisor makes sense, and when does it cost you more? Additional resources: Choosing an Investmen…
Feeling Financial Stress?
Short on cash, late payments, increasing debt? Check out these blinking red lights that indicate financial trouble.
Are Payment Apps the Way to Go?
Are they safe for your money and your budget? That all depends how you handle them. Do proper due diligence before use, starting with watching this …
In Need of a Checking Account?
Before opening your checking account, do proper research. There are many different types and options, and many institutions are after your business.…
Are Cryptocurrencies the Way to Go?
Cryptocurrency—encrypted or digital currency—are a (new) form of online money that you can use to pay or buy things. It’s quick and tr…
10 Principles for Online Privacy
These helpful principles are developed by the "Teaching Privacy" project from the International Computer Science Institute and the University of Cal…
Wanna Go on the Longest Vacation of Your Life?
Great. Save money every month—start early (now is almost too late)—and compound interest is going to help you to be able to retire (and take tha…
Is Your Job Future Proof?
Society is changing, and so is technology. Do you know what jobs and skills will be needed in the (near) future?
How Much Does Impulse Buying Cost You?
Everybody makes impulsive and unplanned buying decisions sometimes. For many people this may wreck their budget. How do you (plan to) stop this impu…
Is Online Shopping (Always) Cheaper?
Online shopping prices can be based on the quirkiest variables, from the time of day, your location, or even the devices you use. Better stock up on…
Investing Soon? Watch Out for Promissory Note Scams
If you're looking to get a better return on investment (compared to today's historically low interest rates), be extra cautious for promissory note …
What Is a 401(k) Plan?
A 401(k) plan in laymen's terms is a saving plan for retirement, offered by your employer. There’s a lot to 401(k)’s, so it is probably makes se…
Why Pay Rip-Off Rates for High Interest Loans?
Need money fast? Together with payday loans and check cashing services, high interest rate loans (at times with trip digit interest rates) are an op…
Should You Preload Credit Card Payments?
Do you make credit card purchases before consulting your budget? If so, think about "preloading payments" instead.
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