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?

Housing is the largest average cost at $2,025 per month, making up 33% of typical spending, according to the most recent Consumer Expenditure Survey from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Neontra auto-categorizes your all transactions by essential, non-essential, debt payments and saving contributions so you can see what percentage of your expenses are going to housing →

Word of the week

Balance Transfer

Transferring debt from one credit card to another with an introductory 0% APR for a predetermined amount of time—typically six to 21 months—is known as a balance transfer. Balance transfers give you extra time to pay off debt and can result in interest savings. Be aware that you cannot move balances from one card to another issued by the same bank.

11 best balance transfer cards with 0% APR of April 2024 →


What makes Neontra one of the best alternatives for Mint users looking for a new home.

In this post, we compare one of the most popular budgeting apps Mint to Neontra →

Quote of the week

"Invest in as much of yourself as you can, you are your own biggest asset by far."

- Warren Buffett

Infographic of the week

Decision Paralysis: The Rise to One Million Investment Choices

There were just over 30,000 managed investment products in 2002, but the choices grew rapidly in the years that followed. As of June 30, 2023, there were more than 742,000 products available.

Decision Paralysis: The Rise to One Million Investment Choices The rise in investment products over time, and how financial advisors can help →


Tired of overspending? Want to cut expenses without giving up your favorite things? Here are a variety of creative ways to save money on everything from food to getting married by Cassidy Horton

31 Creative Ways To Save Money →


How To Choose A Crypto Financial Advisor by Rebecca Baldridge

It’s hard enough to select a financial advisor who suits your needs and circumstances, but the increasing popularity of cryptocurrency can make it even harder. Crypto’s rise lengthens the list of financial instruments investors need to understand, and it poses the same challenge for advisors.

Considerations every investor should take into account before choosing a crypto financial advisor →

Fun stuff

"What a shame what a shame From the day dat we were born We never seen the right dollar here! Only the counterfeit we de see oh!"

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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