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Best Medicare Supplement Plans in Florida

Florida has over 4.8 million Medicare beneficiaries — it’s second only to California for total Medicare members. Of those, about 2.3 million have Original Medicare (Part A and Part B). Floridians with Medicare Part A and Part B can purchase Medicare Supplement Insurance…
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United Premium Economy: What You Need to Know

Are you looking for an upgraded experience when flying United Airlines but not ready to shell out for first class just yet? United premium economy service, which is called Premium Plus, may be the experience for you. With larger seats, complimentary alcohol and two free…
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How to Pick a Study Abroad Credit Card

Your kid may have already fled the nest to college, but now they’re tackling their next big flight — and this one is abroad. As you get their passport photo just right and find the perfect backpack for their adventure, consider what credit card they should bring as well.
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Airbnb Monthly Rentals: A Closer Look at Pros, Cons

There’s no denying that Airbnb revolutionized the travel industry. Gathering homeowners and customers onto a single app opened up thousands of homes worldwide to short- and long-term renting. Although short stays are common on Airbnb, guests also have the ability to book…
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Mint Categorization Updates Are Here

Time is money and we want to save you both with these new categorization features! These include Venmo & Zelle transactions, advanced recategorization rules, and bulk edit with an increased focus on customization to help you better manage your money! Here’s how you can…
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Russell 2000 Index Explained

What is the Russell 2000? The Russell 2000 Index follows the performance of a group of roughly 2,000 small-cap stocks. Its focus on smaller companies makes it a common economic indicator for that segment of the U.S. market, which includes public companies with market…
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4 Reasons to Be Glad You Can Book Qatar Airways With Avios

On March 23, Qatar Airways dropped the name Qmiles and adopted Avios as the name of its mileage currency. If that name sounds familiar, that’s because Avios is the mileage currency of British Airways, Iberia Airlines, Aer Lingus and Vueling. While all of these airlines use…
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Why the Fed Wants Home Buyers to Face Higher Mortgage Rates

The Federal Reserve yanked a short-term interest rate higher this week, making it more expensive to borrow money to buy a home or fix it up. All in the name of slowing inflation. The central bank raised the federal funds rate Wednesday by 0.5%, or half a percentage point.
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How to Use the $50 Annual Ultimate Rewards Hotel Credit

The Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card can help you save on travel in more ways than one. The Chase Ultimate Rewards® points you earn on this card can be redeemed to cover the cost of flights or hotels, transferred to other loyalty programs or even used to “Pay Yourself…
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Pros and Cons of Joining Multiple Airline Loyalty Programs

Whether you’re just starting or have earned airline miles for decades, travelers need to ask themselves: “Is it better to earn miles across several airlines or concentrate earnings on just one airline?” Let’s discuss the pros and cons of joining multiple airline…
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How to Fly With Toddlers: 15 Tips to (Actually) Enjoy the Trip

Traveling with my toddlers has been one of the biggest sources of joy (and frustration) in my life. As much as I love traveling, there’s something special about experiencing destinations, attractions, food and more through their eyes. To encourage more families to travel…
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6 Nerds Share Their 2022 Travel Rewards Strategies

NerdWallet’s travel experts harp on one concept over and over again: The smartest way to plan your trips, redeem points and miles, or select a new travel rewards credit card really depends on your individual travel goals. Turning your travel rewards plans into a smart…
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Camping This Summer? Here’s What Gear Is Worth It

With summer upon us, it’s a great time to go outside and get away from it all. While figuring out which gear to bring may seem overwhelming, it really doesn’t have to be that complicated. Before you hit the road, let’s talk about the basics as well as a few…
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What is the FIRE Movement + How to Make It A Reality

In a world with stagnating wages and an increasing cost of living, many people are looking for a way out of the rat race. That’s why radical investment strategies and risky business ventures are so popular. Believe it or not, there actually is a reliable way to achieve…
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Best Medicare Supplement Plans in Texas

Texas has over 4.4 million Medicare beneficiaries — the third highest total of any state. Of those, about 2.3 million Texans have Original Medicare (Part A and Part B). If you have Medicare Part A and Part B, you’re eligible to purchase Medicare Supplement Insurance, or…