Personal Finance

10
Jul
Top 50 College Financial Literacy Programs of 2019

LendEDU's compared hundreds of colleges and universities within the United States to see what schools had the best financial literacy programs. This report is a list of the top 50.

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08
Jul
Colleges That Are Making a Difference By Improving Financial Literacy

Financial literacy levels, especially amongst young adults and college students, must always be improving. LendEDU has recognized the college financial literacy programs that are taking a unique approach to tackle this issue.

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25
Jun
Amazon vs. Walmart vs. Target Price Comparison

LendEDU compared a basket of 50 goods from Amazon, Walmart, and Target to see who was the cheapest. The items were then broken down by categories to see who was the cheapest in each one.

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19
Jun
Eusoh Pet Insurance Alternative Review

Eusoh is a cost-sharing pet insurance alternative that allows pet owners to join together to manage health care costs. For some pet owners, Eusoh could be an affordable way to cover their pet with fewer requirements and restrictions.

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18
Jun
How Much Do Americans Spend on the Lottery? | 2019 Lottery Study & Statistics

In this study, we found that U.S. citizens spent an average of $220 on the lottery in 2017. We also analyzed each state's lotto revenue and the average spend per resident, and conducted our own experiment with $1,000 worth of scratch-off tickets.

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06
Jun
Understanding Your Debt-to-Income Ratio

Wondering what’s weighing your credit score down? Your current outstanding debt may be affecting your credit score, including your FICO score. Your debt-to-income, or DTI, ratio is a percentage that compares your monthly debt expenses to your monthly gross income. As a borrower you should always keep your debt at a comfortable level. But how […]

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04
Jun
Survey: Financial Goals for Americans Include Paying Off Debt, Saving for Retirement, & Building Emergency Funds

But will they ever be able to achieve those goals? In a survey of 1,000 adult Americans to identify their most important financial goals, LendEDU found that nearly 10% of them don't believe they will ever accomplish their number one financial target.

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22
May
9 Side Hustle Ideas for 2019

Do you want to boost your income in 2019 but can’t do so at your current day job? Then you should consider taking on a side hustle this year. A side hustle is a part-time job that you work during your free time to earn extra income. It might be doing freelance work within your […]

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21
May
Dirty Money: New Research Reveals the Filthiness of Our Cash, Cards, & Coins

Using a scientific device that tests for the amount of germs on a given surface, the team at LendEDU tested our debit & credit cards, cash, and coins to put some hard data behind just how dirty our money really is.

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15
May
Pathrise CEO Kevin Wu Talks Career Accelerators and Getting Hired

A key problem for many college graduates today is getting hired. Landing a job is a tough gig in general. On top of being generally qualified, there are plenty of skills to master when job searching such as building a resume, interviewing effectively, learning brand new skills for certain jobs, and networking – to name […]

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