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Updating your car insurance when you move

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When you move, there’s a long checklist of things to work though. That includes a long list of places to update your address — including your …

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10 cities where women outearn their partners

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Despite the growing prevalence of women in the workforce, the median earnings of women over the age of 25 was $32,679 in 2017, with men’s median earnings for …

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Streaming is getting pricier. Here’s how to offset the cost

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Recently, Netflix announced it was raising prices by up to 18%, the streaming service’s biggest increase ever. The price of all three Netflix plans is increasing …

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How I saved $250K in my twenties

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If you’ve spent any length of time in the Personal Finance community, you’ve heard the standard advice a million times. Create a budget, spend less than you …

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5 tips for organic business growth

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It’s no secret that startups have a prodigious failure rate. In fact, according to a recent Entrepreneur.com study, the four-year survival rate for a startup is just …

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How to save money at Whole Foods

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Three years ago, we found out that my daughter is hypoglycemic and has Celiac’s disease. This meant that we were going to have to completely revamp …

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How to fix your credit on your own

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Credit is often the last thing we think of when we start planning for a large purchase – like a home or a car. The problem …

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How to use a credit-builder loan to rebuild your credit

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If you have a bunch of bad credit in your past, and you are looking to get a fresh start, you should take a serious look at …

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Owe Uncle Sam? How to save enough by April 15

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If you owe the federal government additional taxes after filing your returns this year, you have until April 15 to pay without penalty. But if you …

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How long does it take to get car insurance?

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No matter where you live in the U.S., your state probably has some form of minimum requirements for auto insurance coverage, which means millions of Americans …

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5 reasons to scale your business (and 5 reasons not to)

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If you’ve started a small business, you’re likely enjoying success while simultaneously worrying about the future. For many entrepreneurs, part of that future is growing, whether that …

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Pros & cons of providing income updates to card issuers

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If you’ve received an email or letter in the mail from your card issuer requesting an income update, you may wonder if it’s worthwhile to share …

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Airbnb wants to prototype the home of the future

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Airbnb is getting into the design business, focused on building prototypes for what the home of the future could look like, starting in the fall of …

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How to apply for life insurance with a lupus diagnosis

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Having any chronic health condition such as lupus can cause a person to believe that getting life insurance coverage is impossible. But that’s hardly the case. …

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8 practices to fraud-proof your business

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Whether intentional or unintentional, fraud can happen to any business. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to minimize the risk of it happening to you. …

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7 easy ways to save on takeout

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Going out to eat is expensive — and while ordering in may seem like a more affordable — and convenient — alternative, the costs can really …

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How much is your business really making & spending?

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If you can’t answer this question with hard numbers, then you don’t really know. The most successful companies have systems in place to make sure that …

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8 ways to pay of $100K in student loan debt

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With tuition costs higher than ever, some college grads are finding themselves with student loan balances of $100,000 or more. If you’re one of them, you …

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9 business services you can deduct from your taxes

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As someone in charge of the company finances (not to mention everything else in your business), you’re constantly on the looking for opportunities to save. Throughout …

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The new way to bolster your credit

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There are many ways to improve your credit, but most of them require consistent time and effort. However, a new pilot program from popular credit scoring …

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5 tips to make doing your taxes less painful

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No matter how simple or complicated your finances are, doing your taxes always involves some level of hassle. At the minimum, you have to compile your …

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The military servicemember’s guide to starting a business

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Many of the personality traits that make a person an ideal candidate for military life, including independence, a desire to serve and the ability to stand …

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9 financial moves to make before a divorce

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When most people first decide they’d like to file for divorce, the minutiae of their finances might not be top of mind. The psychological burden of …

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How to use the FAFSA mobile app to get student aid

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These days, there’s an app for everything — including the FAFSA (the Free Application for Federal Student Aid). The Department of Education has gone mobile, and …

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How to transfer property in California & still be protected under Prop 13

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Proposition 13 was enacted in California in 1978 to limit the amount of property taxes that homeowners pay. Prop 13 protects your property taxes from increasing …

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How to avoid bankruptcy during a divorce

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Divorce is one of the leading predictors of both bankruptcy and home foreclosure. Women are especially prone to a long-term financial fallout from divorce. Within a year …

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6 documents every freelancer needs to file their taxes

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There are more than 50 million freelancers working in America today in just about every field imaginable according to Upwork and Freelancers Union. If you’re earning …

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The most & least competitive housing markets in 2019

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Although the national housing market has recently begun to cool off, there are still many places in the United States where markets remain highly competitive. LendingTree, …

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5 steps for getting organized at work

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We’re well into January — do you know where your desk is? If you haven’t caught the new year cleaning bug, you aren’t alone. Whereas most …

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6 ways to protect yourself from credit card theft

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In 2017, $16.8 billion was stolen from consumers in the U.S. This data, uncovered by Javelin Strategy & Research in their Identity Fraud Report, illustrates the growing problem …