Poor People Spend 9% Of Income On Lottery Tickets

Poor People Spend 9% Of Income On Lottery Tickets

A recent study found that poor folks – households earning under $13,000 per year – spend about 9% of all their income on lottery tickets. [More]

Here's How The CARD Act Will Actually Change Credit Cards

Here's How The CARD Act Will Actually Change Credit Cards

Bob Sullivan at MSNBC—who coincidentally was one of the speakers at our event last night—has published a list of myths and facts about the new credit card bill. His article dispels some of the misinformation that’s out there right now about just what the act does, and what card companies are going to do in retaliation.

It's Tax Day! 13 Interesting Facts About US Taxes

It's Tax Day! 13 Interesting Facts About US Taxes

I know what you’re saying, “Wow, fun.” Well, hush. It’s tax day and you probably don’t know much trivia about taxes. For example, did you know that chewing gum paid (in part) for the Spanish American War? See? That’s interesting.