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
Spring can be the time to get your ﬁnancial house in order by examining your credit report to remove any information that might not belong. Perhaps your address has changed. Or there are ﬁnancial accounts you didn't open. Correcting your credit report can be easier than cleaning out your closet. If you spot something that you want to ﬁx, the improved Experian Dispute Center makes it easier than ever. Now you can submit disputes from your smart device or desktop.
It may almost be the end of Summer, but you can still earn big bonuses at Swagbucks, 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, Walmart, Target, or PayPal cash.
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Rewards cards remain a hot consumer trend. Virtually every major retailer, airline and cruise line has issued at least one rewards credit card as the popularity of rewards cards has increased dramatically over the last few years. Consumers today can pick and choose from dozens of different cash back, points and travel rewards cards.
Media outlet U.S. News undertook a survey on the habits of rewards credit card holders earlier this year to understand how consumers are using them. The survey included