Additional Links

Here is a ton of links we found around the Internet that we think might help you out. If you know of another site that you think other BrokePiggy.com members would find beneficial, email us at [email protected].

  • Budget
    • www.mint.com – It is considered one of the best online personal money management tools on the internet. Best part…it’s FREE!
  • Cars
    • www.kbb.com – Kelly Blue Book’s site, which is best place to research value of a car.
    • www.cars.com – Good site to check when shopping for a car.
    • www.carfax.com – Find the history of a particular car by entering the VIN number.
  • Credit/Credit Scores
    • www.creditkarma.com – This is the first actual free service that you can see a ballpark figure of your credit score. Most “free” services get you your credit score for free after you pay for their program. With CreditKarma, you don’t enter any credit card info, and it’s totally free. I knew my credit score and tried this for comparison, and it was actually pretty accurate.
    • www.annualcreditreport.com – The only truly free site that lets you request a credit report once every 12 months from each of the credit report companies.
    • The “Big 3” Credit Reporting Companies:
  • Credit Cards
    • www.ftc.gov – Info about protecting yourself from credit card collectors, scams, etc.
  • Entrepreneurship
    • www.sba.gov – The government’s site for starting and running a small business.
    • www.entrepreneur.com – The website for the magazine, Entrepreneur, with lots of articles and tools.
    • www.startupnation.com – Great community website with a ton of free articles for entrepreneurs.
  • Giving
  • Insurance
  • Investments/Retirement
  • Jobs/Careers
    • www.payscale.com – Get salary reports based on your location, job, and experience…are you getting paid what you’re worth?
    • www.bls.gov – From the Department of Labor with lists of hot jobs, salaries by profession, etc.
  • Odds & Ends
    • www.wheresgeorge.com – If you haven’t seen this, you need to play with it sometime. You can basically track individual dollar bills by their serial number and see where money goes. Very fascinating how money travels…
    • www.gradefund.com – Basically a community-based site where you can get people to sponsor you to get good grades.
    • www.globalrichlist.com – Ever wonder how your income compares with others? Punch in your salary and compare yourself with the rest of the entire world…you’ll be shocked at what you find.
    • www.practicalmoneyskills.com – Great financial literacy website for kids and teens.  Check out some of the online games they offer…fun stuff.
  • Taxes
    • www.irs.gov – This is where you’re sending your taxes, so all the info you could need about them.
    • www.turbotax.com – This is the program I use and recommend for doing your taxes