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How to Get the Top Best Buy Black Friday 2021 Deals

NerdWallet is here to help you win Black Friday, while leaving your budget intact. We spend the time, you save the money. Visit regularly for holiday shopping tips and announcements about your…
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How to Get the Top Best Buy Black Friday 2021 Deals

NerdWallet is here to help you win Black Friday, while leaving your budget intact. We spend the time, you save the money. Visit regularly for holiday shopping tips and announcements about your favorite retailers. Black Friday is Nov.
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What Does Being ‘Good with Money’ Actually Look Like?

People tend to talk about being financially savvy in a black and white way. You’re either good with money or you’re not. But as with most things related to your finances, it’s a little more complicated than that. You…

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How to Get the Top Best Buy Black Friday 2021 Deals

NerdWallet is here to help you win Black Friday, while leaving your budget intact. We spend the time, you save the money. Visit regularly for holiday shopping tips and announcements about your favorite retailers. Black Friday is Nov. 26. Like the rest of the retail world…
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What Does Being ‘Good with Money’ Actually Look Like?

People tend to talk about being financially savvy in a black and white way. You’re either good with money or you’re not. But as with most things related to your finances, it’s a little more complicated than that. You could be great at earning money and…
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Is Pet Insurance Worth the Cost?

You come home to find your dog vomiting and listless. After rushing her to the vet, you learn that she swallowed one of your socks and needs emergency surgery — to the tune of several thousand dollars. Can you afford to pay that bill? If not, pet insurance might be worth…
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Hyatt’s New Off-Peak and Peak Pricing: What You Need to Know

During the weekend of the wildly popular Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, the Hyatt Palm Springs is one of the hottest hotels you can possibly get your hands on. But during a random summer weekend — the hotel is, well, just hot. Winter is peak tourism season in…
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Bankers Life Insurance Review 2021

NerdWallet is a free tool to find you the best credit cards, cd rates, savings, checking accounts, scholarships, healthcare and airlines. Start here to maximize your rewards or minimize your interest rates. Katia Iervasi 2.0 NerdWallet rating BANKERS LIFE INSURANCERated 2…
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Southwest Cards Rev Up Bonuses and Ongoing Rewards

Just in time for holiday shopping season, the Chase-issued suite of Southwest credit cards is getting more rewarding for consumers. Through Dec. 7, 2021, the Southwest Rapid Rewards® Priority Credit Card, Southwest Rapid Rewards® Premier Credit Card and Southwest Rapid…
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How to Access American Airlines Flagship Lounges

In the years before the COVID-19 pandemic, airlines battled to offer premium passengers a superior product — in the sky as well as on the ground. As part of this effort, American Airlines designed the aptly named Flagship Lounges. Now in late 2021, American is gradually…
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Getting My Finances Together: Where Do I Even Start?

If you’ve decided to take control of your finances, you might be wondering how to start and what are the first things that you’ll want to do. If this sounds like where you are in your life, first of all, congratulations! Deciding to take control of getting your…
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Cigna Medicare Advantage 2021 Review

Cigna is the seventh-largest provider of Medicare Advantage [1] , offering plans in almost half of U.S. states. The insurer also offers stand-alone Medicare drug plans nationwide. Although most of Cigna’s Medicare Advantage members are in highly rated plans, the…
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Buy Now, Pay Later Isn’t Bad — But Be Careful

Those cheesy TV infomercials promising “three easy payments of $19.99” were quite ahead of their time. Though calling a toll-free number to buy as-seen-on-TV items is no longer in style, the idea of paying in installments remains popular thanks to a booming marketplace…
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American Express Card Benefits You May Not Know You Have

Your American Express card probably offers generous benefits such as rewards and bonuses, depending on which one you hold. But beyond these typical incentives that might come with your card, there are additional and often lesser-known perks that can save you money and that…
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Want to Buy Solana? What to Know Before You Decide

Solana, a blockchain network that launched in 2020, has seen a rapid increase in interest from both cryptocurrency enthusiasts and developers who are using it to build decentralized applications for industries such as finance, computer science and even art. Supporters…
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How Much Do You Tip a Hairdresser?

Not sure how much to tip your hairstylist? We asked three etiquette experts, two salon professionals and a certified financial planner. Most of these experts suggest leaving 15% to 20%, depending on the service and your satisfaction. Going with 20% is nice for the stylist…
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Start Holiday Savings Now, and Skip the Regret Later

Factoring holiday expenses into your budget all year long is effective for avoiding debt, but it’s not always feasible with a limited budget or unforeseen expenses. When that’s the case, lacking a strategy for holiday spending can leave you vulnerable to debt and…
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Is Your Skincare Routine Worth the Price Tag?

If you like to take care of your skin, you’re probably already resigned to the fact that skincare products are not cheap. The worst part is, those tiny bottles of serum and moisturizer always seem to run out faster than you expect. Wouldn’t it be great if you…
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Does My Southwest Credit Card Have Car Rental Insurance?

If you’re considering signing up for one of Southwest’s airline credit cards, or perhaps you’ve recently become a cardmember, you may be perusing card benefits and wondering, does my Southwest credit card have car rental insurance? It’s a valid question and there’s…
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How to Earn and Redeem Points and Miles on Cruises

When it comes to sailing the high seas, there are plenty of options for relaxation, adventure and fun in the sun. Whether you’re looking for a party boat or a refined, small-ship experience, the cruise industry has something for you. But these vacations can come with a…
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The NerdWallet guide to finding the best car insurance rate

Comparison shopping is crucial if you want to save money on car insurance. Here’s why: Insurers look at similar factors, but they have their own “secret sauce” when it comes to setting rates. So two companies can charge wildly different rates for the same driver. Auto…
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Crypto Loans Unlock Cash, but They Carry Risks

Like a house, car or other investment, your cryptocurrency can serve as collateral for crypto loans, which are loans that can have low interest rates, same-day funding and no credit check. The downside? If your crypto’s value falls, you may need to pledge more crypto.
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Scam Alert: ‘Prove to Me You Are a Human and Not a Bot’

Journalist Kelly Rissman of New York City had advertised some furniture online with not so much as a nibble when “Jaree” sent a message via the OfferUp resale app asking if it was still available. Jaree asked for Rissman’s phone number, then texted to say she would…
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