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?

Faced with a $1,000 emergency, most Americans say they wouldn't have the money

Neontra's Health Check monitors how your emergency savings are tracking →

Word of the week

Billing Cycle

A billing cycle is the interval of time between the last statement closure date and the subsequent date is known as a billing cycle. The CARD Act stipulates that billing cycles must be at least 21 days long.

What Is a Billing Cycle and How Does It Impact Credit Score? →


TikTokers are trying to save more money in 2024 with the help of the new “loud budgeting” trend

Find out if this trend can help you reach your financial goals from Jasmin Suknanan →

Quote of the week

"Budgets are not merely affairs of arithmetic, but in a thousand ways go to the root of prosperity of individuals, the relation of classes and the strength of kingdoms."

- William E. Gladstone

Infographic of the week

Charted | The Wealth Needed to Join the Top 1%, by Country

The last decade has witnessed a remarkable surge in the global number of millionaires. By 2022, 1.1% of the world’s adults were millionaires, up from 0.6% in 2012. So, how to know if you belong to the top 1% in your country?

Charted | The Wealth Needed to Join the Top 1%, by Country Wealth Needed to Join the Top 1%, by Country →


A beginner’s guide to investing in the stock market

Investing can be one of the more complex concepts in personal finance. But it’s also one of the key cornerstones to financial independence and wealth building.

Kevin L. Matthews II on how to start investing and decide on your investing goals →

Serious stuff

Dr. Aditi Nerurkar offers five accessible ways to minimize stress in your daily life — no lavish vacations or big life changes necessary.

NPR LifeKit: 5 simple ways to minimize stress →

Fun stuff

"Owe me no pay me You owe me no pay me You owe me no pay me You owe me no pay me I want it Give me."

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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