ROI of Good Deeds

We’ve all heard the saying ‘no good deed goes unpunished’ but it isn’t always the case. Sometimes those good deeds are not only appreciated, they are also rewarded with a financial boon. We’re thinking this means there’s an economic value for being a good person, so we decided to illustrate exactly why. Let’s start with […]

5 Reasons why a personal loan is better than the alternative

No one ever thinks the worst will happen. “What if?” can be a scary question. But it’s a question that needs to be asked, particularly when it comes to personal finance. The sad truth is that many Americans are woefully unprepared for a financial disaster such as the loss of a job or the sudden […]

too many banks

You’ve had it. The mob bosses in charge of your money – otherwise known as your bank – have taken you to the cleaners one too many times. They like to post debits before credits and their on-line balances can lag a day behind. You start to ask yourself, Good question. According to a 2013 […]

irs tax scam fraud

Those hackers. They’re always coming up with a new way to bilk you out of your money. And it’s not just money they’re after. Sometimes they want your personal information too. Or for you to click on a link that infects your computer with spyware. Fortunately, there are some simple ways to tell if an […]

Goals

Another New Year has arrived, and with that usually comes a new resolution or two. Have you decided to shed those extra pounds this year? Spend more time with the family? Let’s face it, we’ve all made at least one of those common resolutions before, but how successful have we been in the past? Whatever […]

Money Flying

It’s the little things in life that make all the difference in the world. The same thing can be said about money. A few pennies here and there can quickly add up. Think about it this way: Ten cents times ten cents is a dollar. If you keep multiplying by ten you quickly reach 100. […]

Hidden Cash

Are you a cash stasher? More and more people are. Despite reports that the Great Recession is well behind us, people are still keeping their money out of banks. In fact, according to a Gallup poll conducted in June of this year, 28% of Americans have “very little confidence” in banks. Maybe that’s why we’ve noticed […]

Woman in Doubt

Did you hear about the guy that bought a bathtub for over two million dollars? It sounds like the opening of a joke, but celebrity Mike Tyson didn’t think so. And at the time, Mr. Tyson was 35 million dollars in debt. Which makes the decision even stupider. Related article: 22 Fun Things You Could […]

Brain Power

Don’t you just hate those days when you brain is as slow as a three-legged turtle? Chin up. You can boost your brainpower with ways you’ve probably never thought of before. What’s more – they’re scientifically proven. So strap on your thinking cap and flex your muscle memory by following these tips. 1. Increase Your […]

Kids with Money

It slips through your fingers as quickly as sand. Money. Kids seem to believe there’s a magic fairy that dispenses dollar bills to mommies and daddies everywhere. It doesn’t matter how often you explain that it doesn’t grow on trees, kids just don’t seem to understand. Related article: How to coach your family to be good […]

Body Language

Have you wondered what the person across from you is thinking? Believe it or not, if you’re smart enough, you can to read body language like you read a book. Taking the time to learn these skills could be invaluable when it comes to that big interview, or an important business transaction, or when negotiating […]

Woman raising her hands while sitting in a car

It’s the American dream – financial freedom. For some, that dream is an emergency savings and retirement fund. For others, it’s a house and a steady income with no debts. Whatever it means for you, you want it and can’t imagine not working toward it. For many Americans, breaking the bonds of debt to achieve […]

Kid Entrepreneur

Have you heard about the child that has their own line of flip-flops now sold in Nordstroms? Or the junior high school student who invented a way to infuse water with the essence of fruit?  Or that kid who launched a startup from the money he made from Bitcoin? It’s a little mind-boggling to think […]

Credit Card Tips

It’s the worst feeling in the world: you use your credit card and it’s declined. Not only that, you know you haven’t reached your limit or gone on any shopping sprees, so what gives? These days thieves don’t wear masks and they don’t arrive on horseback totting guns; they do their dirty deeds from the […]

Upcycle image

That old patio furniture, the copper pipes from your kitchen remodel, those old necklaces sitting on the bottom of your jewelry box. You might be sitting on a small fortune. There’s a reason why you see so many commercials asking for your old clunkers, appliances, and junk. Commodity metals like steel, aluminum and copper are extremely […]

Chocolate

It really is true – a friend in need is a friend who needs chocolate. Why, you might ask?  Because that friend could receive a boost of serotonin from eating that little chunk of heaven. That’s right, friends, there is documented proof that chocolate can make you smarter, look younger and stay healthier. We wanted […]

Auto Refinance Rates

We’ve all heard the saying “be smart with your money,” but how many of us actually practice what we preach? These days it takes more than cutting back on expenses and watching your wallet to make ends meet. You have to be proactive and take those smarts to a whole new level. Improving your financial IQ […]

Lying Picture

From no-contract phones and family plans to pay-ahead plans, cell phone carriers make a lot of flashy offers. But which offers are genuine deals, and which are rip-offs concealed by smoke and mirrors? You can’t always trust what your cell phone company tells you. That’s why SuperMoney is here to help. We’ll teach you to […]