All articles tagged Lessons (48)

BB&T Financial Foundations Empowers People with Free, Real-World Finance Knowledge & Insight

BB&T Financial Foundations Empowers People with Free, Real-World Finance Knowledge & Insight

In a Nutshell: Many young people leave high school focused on lofty careers in law, medicine, technology, or perhaps as aspiring entrepreneurs, artists, or tradespeople. They shuffle off to... read more »

Visa’s Practical Money Skills Program Provides Unique & Interactive Tools to Teach People of All Ages Financial Literacy

Visa’s Practical Money Skills Program Provides Unique & Interactive Tools to Teach People of All Ages Financial Literacy

In a Nutshell: Practical Money Skills offers students and consumers of all ages a broad array of educational resources and tools for enhancing their financial literacy and money-management... read more »

3 Key Differences — Chase “Slate” vs. “Freedom” vs. “Freedom Unlimited”

3 Key Differences — Chase “Slate” vs. “Freedom” vs. “Freedom Unlimited”

As one of the largest credit card issuers in the world, Chase Bank has plenty of experience in meeting the needs of consumers. Chase knows there are different cards for different spending needs,... read more »

GreatNonprofits.com Helps Users Find Trustworthy Nonprofits Offering Financial Education & Counseling

GreatNonprofits.com Helps Users Find Trustworthy Nonprofits Offering Financial Education & Counseling

In a Nutshell:  With so many new businesses, charities, and nonprofits popping up all over the place, identifying a trustworthy company can be a challenge — especially when you’re in... read more »

7 Important Financial Lessons We’ve Learned from the Movies — and the IMDb Founder Who’s Watched More than 10,000 of Them

7 Important Financial Lessons We’ve Learned from the Movies — and the IMDb Founder Who’s Watched More than 10,000 of Them

In a Nutshell: Not all of life’s important lessons are learned in classrooms or from teachers. No, some of the greatest lessons you learn can be taught by movies. The thousands of films... read more »

GOBankingRates™ — Changing the Way People Think About Money Through Diverse Content & Enhanced Online Experiences

GOBankingRates™ — Changing the Way People Think About Money Through Diverse Content & Enhanced Online Experiences

In a Nutshell: Few things are as interwoven with our everyday lives as money; from food to travel, and everything in between, our finances impact just about every other aspect of life. At... read more »

“How Does a Secured Credit Card Work?” (+ 5 Best Secured Card Offers)

“How Does a Secured Credit Card Work?” (+ 5 Best Secured Card Offers)

Secured credit cards are a great resource for anyone with poor credit looking to a) receive a line of credit and b) improve their credit score. Secured cards work the same way unsecured cards do... read more »

Crowdfunding for Anyone in Need: the FundRazr Platform Has Raised Over $85M for Personal Causes

Crowdfunding for Anyone in Need: the FundRazr Platform Has Raised Over $85M for Personal Causes

In a Nutshell: Life often comes with unexpected costs; sometimes your budget can handle it, and sometimes it can’t. If you find yourself needing money for a good cause, you can get help by... read more »

Credit Sesame Gives Free Credit Scores, Financial Tools, and has 8M Users

Credit Sesame Gives Free Credit Scores, Financial Tools, and has 8M Users

In a Nutshell: is a financial information resource that provides members free credit report cards. Anyone can become a member and get continuous access to and updates about your credit — at... read more »

What is a Charge Card? (Charge Card Definition + 3 Best Options)

What is a Charge Card? (Charge Card Definition + 3 Best Options)

Most Americans shop using cash alternatives. Carrying cash around is inconvenient and risky, and paying by check is often a hassle. Furthermore, cash and checks will do you no good for your... read more »