At Mint.com, one of our core beliefs has always been that money management shouldn’t feel like a chore. Now, we’re taking that principle to the next level: teaching young adults about money management in a fun, entertaining way. We just...
California’s total budgetary shortfall is astounding, but that is also the country’s biggest state. In this infographic, we put things in perspective: in addition to calculating each state’s shortfall as a percentage of its budget for fiscal year 2011, we also calculate shortfalls on a per-capita basis. The results may surprise you.
Sometimes, customers let a company get away with murder — figuratively speaking. When something goes wrong, they take the first offer, whether it’s a voucher for a future hotel stay, a refurbished product, or an empty apology. You should almost never take the first offer.
A common misconception about auto refinancing is that it is similar to home refinancing in complexity and requirements. In fact, it is much simpler and less time consuming. Here’s what you need to know about auto refinancing and how to determine whether it could help you save.
Eating local is more sustainable for the environment, and farm shares can also be more sustainable for your finances. Costs range from $200 to more than $1,000 for a weekly shipment of vegetables, depending on the farm, but spread out into deliveries of 10 to 12 pounds over several months, it can be fairly affordable.
Ever wonder why Canadians get so excited crossing the border to go shopping? The main trigger is usually when the Canadian dollar (CAD) is at par with the USD, but even if it isn’t, there are plenty of other reasons to skip across that line.
(photo: sterlic) I’ve been writing for Mint.com since July 2010 and I’ve covered credit law several times in my articles. Now, let’s see if you’ve been paying attention. Below are 5 multiple choice questions that cover the Fair Credit Reporting...