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5 negative items that can appear on your credit reports

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If you’ve declared bankruptcy in the past, you probably won’t be surprised to see this on your credit report. What might surprise you is how long …

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11 Acronyms business owners need to know

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If you don’t know the difference between the EEOC and OSHA, no one can blame you. There are tons of acronyms business owners may come across …

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The simple thing that could destroy your credit

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You’ve got your credit report, you’ve reviewed all your accounts, and you now know that nothing is amiss on your payment history. That’s it, right? You’re …

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Protect your home with these smart security systems

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As fun as smart home technology can be, there is a more serious side: Security systems. These can start off as simple as a single camera …

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How smart home devices can save you money on homeowners insurance

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Home security measures aren’t limited to traditional burglar alarms or monitored systems. Smart home devices like cameras, doorbells, and smoke detectors, whether installed individually or as …

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12 time-saving tips for business owners

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Owning your own business is a lot of work, and despite your best efforts at adding in that extra hour to the day or the much …

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Half of US adults think smart home devices record their conversations

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Almost half of smart home device owners believe their private conversations are being recorded so they can be sent targeted advertisements. This is the result of …

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These 6 companies are making the self-driving truck a reality

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It is easy to be distracted by the autonomous car industry as shiny, self-driving vehicles from Waymo, Tesla, GM, and others navigate without (much) human guidance. …

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The must-visit farmers market in each state

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As COVID-19 restrictions relax and summer approaches, more and more farmers markets are resuming normal or close-to-normal operations. If you’re ready to break out your canvas …

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11 summer getaways that don’t feel cheap (but are)

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Traveling even short distances can be expensive during peak vacation months like July and August. But with creativity and planning, having a holiday on the cheap …

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11 women-focused business grants

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Women are a core pillar in business, but in far too many cases women face inordinate challenges and find themselves behind their male counterparts based on …

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How to upgrade your car stereo to Apple CarPlay and Android Auto: 5 of our favorites

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CarPlay is Apple’s answer to the car infotainment system. Run by your iPhone, CarPlay replaces the navigation, media, phone, and messaging controls of your car with …

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The Amazon Echo starter kit: 6 Alexa devices to kickstart your smart home

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The Amazon Echo and Echo Dot smart speakers are fun, useful and entertaining devices in their own right. They play music, answer questions, read the news, …

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Best smart security camera options for renters

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Home security cameras have been around for a long time, but the recent boom in the smart home market means they are simpler and smarter than …

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How to buy a car with bad credit

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When you need a new car, it can sometimes feel like you needed it yesterday. Sure, there are times when our cars become predictably unreliable, and …

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Travel hacks: 6 ways to save on Airbnb

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If your heart is set on seeing the world, you’ve probably spent some time browsing through Airbnb. The short-term rental marketplace was founded in 2008 as …

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8 crucial elements of a world-class presentation

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There will be times in your career when you need to nail a presentation. These are the moments of truth, the relatively few opportunities that have …

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Is it time to de-dox your timeline?

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If you know anyone who maintains social media accounts and works in law enforcement, and they don’t use an alias, send them this article. Scratch that. …

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This summer side dish costs less than 50 cents per barbecue guest

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It’s fun getting together with friends during the summer for backyard barbecues, pool parties and picnics in the park. But it can also get expensive when …

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10 ‘castles’ that are for sale right now

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Would you have ever thought that you could live in a castle in the United States? Well, you can. So, if you’re looking for some much-needed inspiration …

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8 simple ways to stop procrastinating at work

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We’ve all procrastinated on annoying tasks because there are more exciting or important things we’d rather focus on.  Right now you might have a backlog filled …

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How to protect yourself from illicit cryptocurrency mining

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The cryptocurrency craze rages on, and one unintended consequence is the dramatic rise of illicit cryptocurrency mining. It takes computing power to transform digital calculations into cryptocash, whether …

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Want to wow your barbecue guests? Make this $1.50 burger

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I’ve been accused of being a purist, especially when it comes to food. It’s not that I like plain or boring, it’s just that sometimes simple …

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How to protect your credit when buying a new home

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If you’re in the market for a new home, then you’ve probably already thought about the implications of obtaining a 15- or 30-year mortgage — specifically, …

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How to protect your credit when buying a new car

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Shopping for a new car? Don’t forget to shop for a loan as well. Although the majority of people have to finance new and used vehicle …

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7 weird & wonderful homes that are for sale right now

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There’s no accounting for taste, especially when it comes to living spaces. But some homeowners get more, um, creative than others. When it comes time to …

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7 ways to save money at a farmers market

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Farmers markets have a reputation for being expensive. A lot of the items for sale are typically organic and local, meaning vendors can demand a premium …

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Some of the most opulent homes for sale in every state

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Is a new home on your financial wishlist? Even if your budget doesn’t allow it, it’s always fun to take a look at luxury homes on …

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9 ways to save money on fruits & vegetables

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Are you one of those people who buys fruits and vegetables only to let them spoil? Your intentions may be good but your actions waste nutritious …

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5 ways to integrate cryptocurrency into your business

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With Bitcoin’s remarkable appreciation making headlines in the financial news, there are probably few people left who haven’t heard of cryptocurrency. What started as a niche …

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Stay hydrated this summer: 5 ways to save money on drinking water

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The old literary quote goes “water, water everywhere, nor any drop to drink.” It feels like that sometimes. There’s plenty of water in your house, coming …

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Can you really afford an exotic car?

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Maybe you’ve always dreamed of owning a Ferrari or other exotic vehicle and you’re just waiting for the day your income allows for such an extravagant …

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5 ways to save on meat for your summer BBQ

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For anyone who likes having a little red meat or poultry in their diet, the question of how to save money on those purchases can be …

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The most expensive foreclosed homes in America

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Ever wonder if a foreclosure might be a way to get a better deal on a new home? Or if it might work out better for …

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The high price (& perks) of big-city renting

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Rent keeps rising in today’s white-hot urban markets, yet people are still pulled toward Los Angeles, New York City, San Francisco and other glittering metropolises. Great …

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20 of the best places in America to buy a home

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Buying a home is one of the most important financial decisions you’ll ever make. After all, a mortgage typically has you on the hook for anywhere …

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21 websites where you can buy a car online

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So you’ve decided to buy a car — but you don’t want to go to a dealership to do it. You’re in luck. There are now …

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8 cars with the best resale value

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When you’re buying a car, you might not want to think about someday needing to sell it. However, you’ll eventually need an upgrade and, when you …

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5 tips for buying a car on Craigslist

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So your car is on its last legs, and you’ve opted to forego the dealership dance and instead buy your next car online. How can you …

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10 foolproof strategies to make sure you save enough for retirement

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Nearly half of Americans have less than $10,000 saved for retirement. With so many companies providing support to their employees through 401(k) plans and matching, we …

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The offer letter that won over my home’s sellers

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My husband and I bought our house last year. The process was illuminating. Turns out, Northern New Jersey is a seller’s market. A nice house listed at a …