Author: Donna Freedman

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5 tips from a home stager on how to sell your house

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It’ll likely sell a lot faster if you made some simple, but effective updates. That doesn’t mean filling every available wall with framed art and every …

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Should you sign up for a store credit card?

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As you pay for that new shirt or pair of jeans, the cashier offers you an instant discount – if you sign up for a store …

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Finance experts share their top money lessons of the last decade

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When the Great Recession hit, it hit hard. Americans experienced job loss, foreclosures, a sharp rise in student loan defaults and high consumer debt. The recession also taught …

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Here’s what to include in your car survival kit

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Anyone who drives should have a vehicle survival kit for emergencies. Just ask Capt. Rick Roberts of the Alaska State Troopers. During his 22-year career, he’s …

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9 ways stores trick you into spending during the holidays

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For years the holiday shopping season kicked off on the day after Thanksgiving, aka Black Friday. Now retailers have started to offer deals as early as …

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What to do if you get a massive medical bill

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It’s scary to receive a medical bill that’s costlier than expected. Medical debt can sometimes lead to bankruptcy and hurt things like your credit score and ability to …

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Are you unintentionally lending money to Starbucks?

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Recently I found $20 worth of Starbucks gift cards in my home office. Bought probably two years ago, they’d been set aside and forgotten. Whoops. Certainly, …

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9 easy steps to save on your mortgage before you close

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A home is the biggest single purchase most people will ever make and like any other major investment, it makes sense to look for the best …