Finances

The July Swago Board is here!

The digital rewards site Swagbucks is offering big payouts during on their July Swago Board, which runs from July 9th through July 16th at 9 am PT! Swago is just like bingo, but in this case, you're filling out squares as you earn points on their site for doing things you already do online. If you're thinking of trying Swagbucks, this is a great chance to learn all about how the site works and earn bonus points while doing it, meaning you can get more gift cards faster. Here are a few tips: 

Spring into Bonuses with SwagBucks

All throughout June, you can earn large bonuses when sign up as my referral on Swagbucks. Swagbucks is a rewards site where you earn points (called SB) for things you're probably doing online already, like searching the web, watching videos, shopping, discovering deals, and taking surveys. Then you take those points and exchange them for gift cards to places like Amazon, Target, or PayPal cash.  When you sign up through me this month, you can earn a 300 SB bonus! Here's how:  1. Sign

While You’re Playing Fortnite, Fraudsters Are Looking to Play You

Have you played Fortnite yet? If you haven’t, you probably know someone who has as the game’s popularity has exploded in recent months, attracting celebrities, professional athletes, and gamers of all ages. Unfortunately, Fortnite’s mass appeal is attracting hackers and scammers too. Players and parents need to pay attention in order reduce the risk of identity theft and fraud. Part of the game’s attraction is that it’s free and available to players across multiple video

Sign Up for Swagbucks in May Get A Bonus

All throughout May, you can earn large bonuses when sign up as my referral on Swagbucks. Swagbucks is a rewards site where you earn points (called SB) for things you're probably doing online already, like searching, watching videos, discovering deals, and taking surveys. Then you take those points and exchange them for gift cards to places like Amazon, Starbucks, or PayPal cash.  When you sign up through me this month, you can earn a 300 SB bonus! Here's how:  1. Sign

When Should My Child Get a Credit Card

Insights from Experian Is It Smart to Get a Credit Card for a Child Under 18? Here are three key reasons why you might want to get a credit card for your son or daughter: 1. It Can Help Them Establish a Credit History Any credit account that lenders report to the three credit bureaus can affect your credit. And if your child is heading to college in the next few years, establishing a credit history sooner than later can help them immensely. For example, private student loan companies

How Different Cultures Deal with Cash

Saving money or taking loans might be common practices for us but they are also distinctly unexciting. In fact, there’s not much about finance that is noteworthy at all. In other places around the world, however, dealing with money has given rise to a range of interesting and unique practices. This infographic from Budget Direct illustrates and explores just some of these. Like how in Kenya, Harambee (meaning “pull together”) sees communities who can’t normally get access to credit come
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