Author: Matt Miczulski

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5 of the world’s scariest places

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A fascination with the unknown and a fear-induced rush of hormones drive many travelers to some of the most disturbing corners of the world. Sometimes this …

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17 smart ways to save money on utilities

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Tired of paying what feels like way too much for your utilities? Use these money-saving tips to lower your bills today. Few bills are as unpredictable …

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13 roadtrip essentials in the age of COVID-19

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This looks to be the year of the road trip. A recent FinanceBuzz survey revealed that COVID-19 has forced travelers to rethink their summer travel plans. And …

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Here’s how much money you should have saved by age 30

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I didn’t start saving as early as I wish I had. I started working at a young age and held multiple jobs in my teens and …

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9 retirement mistakes you need to avoid

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Retirement should be viewed as a lengthy process, not just something that happens when you turn 65. Ideally, you’re either building your nest egg — or …

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9 national parks that are great for socially distant travel adventures

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According to a recent FinanceBuzz survey, over a quarter of Americans are opting for a road trip instead of flying this summer. So as you begin traveling again …

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7 important times your credit score really matters

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You may have heard this advice or something like it before, “If you’re doing it right, you will never borrow money again. You will have no …

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6 things to consider as you prep for the new July 15 tax deadline

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Under normal circumstances, if you hadn’t filed your taxes by now, you’d probably be looking at a couple of “failure to” penalties. The penalty for not filing taxes …

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11 legit ways to get help if you can’t pay your rent

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When the unpredictable happens, such as sudden job loss, it’s easy to feel panicked and unsure about next steps. You might be at a loss about what …

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21 of the world’s most beautiful places to visit — once we can travel again

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If you love to travel, it’s likely the coronavirus shutdown across much of the world has you feeling a bit antsy. Even if you are a …

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The most interesting jobs in every state

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A typical person spends one-third of their life working — or roughly 90,000 hours. While some spend that time trapped behind a desk, others have uniquely interesting careers. …

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7 surprising ways divorce affects your finances

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If you or someone you know is considering a divorce, you may be wondering how it can impact a person’s financial life. According to a recent …

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Standard deductions: What you need to know for 2019 taxes

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Come tax season, there’s probably one thing on your mind: Not paying a cent more than you’re obligated to when you pay your taxes. Luckily, Uncle Sam …

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6 ways to help when your parents are drowning in debt

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It’s not easy to talk about money as it is, and discussing money with your parents may sound like an impossible feat. But what if it isn’t your finances that …

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Are annual ski passes worth it? Here’s what to consider

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The winter months might be enough to keep some people indoors, but for others, there’s no better reason to be outside. With ski season fast-approaching, there’s …

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Americans may lose $4B in cash back this holiday season. Don’t be one of them

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The 2019 holiday shopping season is fast approaching, and that means our spirit, patience, and wallets will all soon be tested yet again. Whether you’ve been saving …

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15 super-weird jobs that can pay really well

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You do what for a living? There are many more occupations that are held by the roughly 128 million full-time workers in the U.S. than the typical jobs that first …

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Changing our clocks twice a year is costing us big time

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A growing number of people are pushing for the end of Daylight Saving Time, and if you’re still feeling the negative physical effects of Sunday’s time …

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8 states & towns that will pay you to move there

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There doesn’t have to be anything wrong with where you call home for you to want to see what it’s like to live somewhere new. You …

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7 budget-friendly countries you need to visit

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Not every budget has room for a grand tour of the most popular foreign destinations; yet, that doesn’t mean you can’t discover a new and unexpected …

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The financial impact of Hurricane Dorian: How to keep up on your bills (plus how to help the Bahamas)

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As Hurricane Dorian begins its slow crawl north along the East Coast and continues to torment residents of Florida, Georgia, and the Carolinas, we’re beginning to …

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20 ways to rack up credit card points without traveling

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There are plenty of ways to earn credit card points that don’t require you to travel the world. Even if you are an avid traveler, most point-earning potential …

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Fun & frugal weekend getaways in every state

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As much as we all enjoy those week-long getaways, they aren’t something we can always do on a whim. Luckily, weekends make for great opportunities to …

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Can I get a credit card after bankruptcy?

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Coming back from damaged credit can feel like an uphill battle — many lenders won’t even give you the time of day until you’ve proven yourself …