my mother,who lives in india invest her money so wisely. though she is a housewife,she invest money given by dad,in bank,make fd,or store some money,takes gold.. she also invest in lottery system(bhishi) in our language. what kind of such investments i can do in Usa as a housewife? My hubby says don't store money. He does everything by himself. pays bills by credit card and does not give me any money.. Invest in stocks... i also wanna do something like my mother.. how do i become a wiser housewife?? pls contribute answers..