Tag Archives: Infographics

Pinch pennies throughout life’s challenges

Source: CashNetUSA.com

As you may have noticed, we here at KriKnows are pretty fond of infographics.

Why? Because we try to inform our readers on financial matters in numerous ways, and infographics are a fun, unique, and intriguing way to do so.

Take this infographic on ways to save when considering some of life’s biggest choices like buying a car, planning your wedding, or buying your first house.

Sure, some of your relatives or friends may offer you advice on such matters, but you most likely want to conduct a bit of your own research as well. Well, CashNetUSA.com has offered up this stepping stone in finding ways to save you a few pennies here and there.

Click on the picture above to see a few more recommendations on how to save a few bucks.

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It’s not too late to save in 2013

Source: Quicken Loans

KriKnows isn’t your average blog. We devote much of our efforts to bringing you tips on bettering your financial present and future.

With that in mind, we have come across an interesting infographic.

Earlier this year, we found you 25 tips on cutting costs in 2013. Now, we have discovered 13 more money-saving tips provided by Quicken Loans.

For example, with the advent of the Magic Jack, you are able to pay a one-time set-up fee in place of upwards of $39 monthly. Click on to see a few other ways to fatten up your wallet this year.

How much does it cost to be a superhero?

Source: H&R Block

Source: H&R Block

When you were younger, did you ever don a cape and buzz about the house pretending to be your favorite superhero?

Me too.

Most of us have had dreams and aspirations of growing up to be Superman, Batman, Spider-Man, or [insert favorite superhero here]. But, what we don’t realize is that it’s not all beating up bad guys and getting the glory. The are certain fiscal responsibilities that go along with that costume.

Let’s examine two of today’s most popular superheros: Batman and Spider-Man.

When we were younger, we may not have realized that some of the expenditures of leading two lives may prove to be mighty costly; well, maybe more-so for Peter Parker (a.k.a. Spider-Man), than Wayne.

Did you know that the first series of Spider-Man films grossed $2,496,145,679 worldwide? Yea, that’s a pretty big haul. Now, do you know how long it would take Peter Parker to earn that amount of money? About 49,923 years.

Now, when you examine the total haul of the latest Batman franchise, you would find that it hauled in $2,649,224,759 worldwide. So, how long would it take Bruce Wayne to earn that money back? About 19 years.

So, not all superheros are created equal — at least fiscally. Thankfully, H&R Block has provided us with an infographic to better compare the economics of these two “super powers.” Take a look and see if you still want to don the costume.