How to Create a Personal Budget

How to Create a Personal Budget

August 27, 2013

If you’ve previously tried (and failed) to follow a budget, the problem may have been that you were using a formula designed for someone else, with different life circumstances. The best basis for a successful budget is your own past spending patterns. From there, you can create realistic guidelines for yourself that will help you […]

The Cheapest and Most Expensive Housing Markets in the US

The Cheapest and Most Expensive Housing Markets in the US

May 20, 2013

Owning a home is one of the items many people aspire to do, yet with the cost of living so high in some places owning a home may not always be a reality. This infographic looks at the median house prices in the five most expensive and cheapest markets for buying a home. Source

Trends in American Entertainment Spending

Trends in American Entertainment Spending

April 26, 2013

From 2000 to 2008 the average American annual expenditure on entertainment was $50,486. Americans love to be entertained. This infographic looks at what Americans spend their money on in order to be entertained and how the various parts of the US compared to each other. Source

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Putting the “Gold” In Your Golden Years

March 26, 2013

When you’re in your 20s, saving for retirement is possibly the most boring subject on the planet. But it is one of the most important financial decisions you’ll ever make. This infographic maps out the significance of starting to save for retirement as early as possible, along with a simple how-to guide on the main […]


15 Monster Money Wasters

February 27, 2013

Many people complain about never having enough money to save. Interestingly, these same people will throw away their hard-earned cash on extravagant and often unnecessary purchases. Source


How Much Fraud?

February 27, 2013

Pension plan fraud risk in 2011.


The Values of Annuities

February 26, 2013

Retirement can mean travel, new hobbies and interests, charitable giving and leaving a financial legacy for your family. But how do you ensure you have enough to live on when your paychecks end? Source


Better Than the Average Man

February 23, 2013

I probably could have told you that American men were in bad shape (both financially and physically) but I didn’t realize just how bad until now. The average guy has almost $15k in debt and only $3k in savings, and 16% of guys rarely pay off their credit card bills. If this isn’t why Frugal […]


The Bad Credit Survival Guide

January 30, 2013

We all know that having bad credit can cause a lot problems in life, but what’s the best way to get out of this jungle? Use this step-by-step guide to navigate your way to better credit. Source


What are Capital Gains?

January 30, 2013

A capital gain is a profit that results from investing in a capital asset, such as a stock, bond or real estate. When you sell an asset for less than its purchase price you incur a capital loss. Several factors determine the nature of your capital gain (or loss) including the type of asset and […]


How The Eurozone Debt Crisis Affects Us All

January 25, 2013

An infographic highlighting the extent of the Eurozone Debt Crisis and how it affects us all. Source


Choose Your Own Savings Account Adventure

January 23, 2013

The current share market turmoil and global financial uncertainty have turned the spotlight back onto cash investments. So has put together a “Choose Your Own Savings Adventure” infographic to help people find the best home for their savings based on their particular needs and circumstances. Finding the best place to stash your cash is […]