Better Finances for a Better You

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← Curating the web to find the most interesting and helpful information about your money.

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Did you know?

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The average person spends about $199.91 per day. This figure includes spending on housing, food, transportation, entertainment, clothing, healthcare, and other goods and services.

How do American spend their money? See how you compare →

Word of the week

Snowball Method

The snowball repayment method consists of listing all your debt balances and tackling them from smallest to largest depending if the interest rates are the same. This method prioritizes balances as you move on to the larger ones next. This helps build momentum and motivation by settling debts faster.

Explore different strategies for paying off debt faster and how you can utilize our debt payoff calculators →

Quote of the week

"Frugality includes all other virtues."

- Cicero

Infographic of the week

Visualizing the Global Education Gap

The global education gap refers to disparities in educational access that exist between higher- and lower-income countries. It exists for various reasons, including lack of resources, political instability, and outdated technology.

Visualizing the Global Education Gap The Hinrich Foundation provides visual context to the global education gap →


This Money Checklist Will Help You Crush 2024 provide a 10-step guide to crushing your financial goals in 2024 (and beyond). For expert insights into the housing market, ways to save money on EVs and more.

What do you hope to accomplish in 2024? →

Serious stuff

Financial Stress: How to Cope If you're worried about money, you're not alone. Money is a common source of stress for American adults.

Elizabeth Scott, PhD with tips for coping with financial stress →

Fun stuff

"Big money goes around the world Big money underground Big money got a mighty voice Big money make no sound"

Which artist is #1 on our Neontrack playlist this week?

Music About Money →

Listen to our Neontrack playlist when you have music and money on your mind.

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