If I Were a “Billionaire,” I’d Fund a Flash Mob to This Song

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We’ve all had that daydream: What would I do with a million dollars? (Mine involves investments, saving tigers, and traveling. Oh, and pay off college loans—I almost forgot!)

Well, forget the million, these days its a BILLION dollars. We are in the 21st century, people.

In “Billionaire,” Travie McCoy and Bruno Mars tell us about their daydreams; let’s look at some of their lyrics to see what they have to say.…

A Closer Look at Credit Card Terminology [MEMES]

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There are two words that seem to make life easier: charge it.

The American consumer has a long history with the concept of buy now, pay later. And what better time to buy than the holiday season?

It’s so easy to set up a credit card, especially this time of year. But before you go out using one, check out these memes we put together to show some terms you need to know.…

Managing Money Isn’t a Game… Except in Classic Board Games

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Thinking of buying a niece, nephew, cousin, or roommate a board game for Christmas? Why not!

Board games are great fun for any time of the year, especially the holidays when it’s too cold to go outside.

Although I am more of a word-game person, I won’t pass up a game with cards, dice, drawing materials, or a timer. Consider these games and how they secretly (or not so secretly) surprise with good-to-know financial lessons.…

6 Ways Pinterest Can Bring Some Holiday Cheer

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Freshman year, my dorm room’s floor had a common room, and as I ended up on a floor of all girls, this could only lead to one thing: decorations for every holiday.

This led to some memorable moments. On Halloween, we hung paper bats from the ceiling (they kept falling). On Thanksgiving, someone stole the brown-paper turkey cutout from the wall.

But Christmas, we knew, would be perfect.…

All the Things ABBA Would Do With a Little “Money, Money, Money”

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This time, we’re bringing in a throwback.

“Money, Money, Money” by Swedish pop band ABBA was released in 1976, and reached number one on music charts all around the world. Some of you may know this from the remake of Mamma Mia.

The word “money” is said 21 times in this song, which was written by Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus, but how realistic are the lyrics altogether? Let’s find out. …