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How to Avoid Zelle Scams, Plus What to Do If You Can’t

Zelle is a peer-to-peer payment network used by more than 1,000 banking apps. Like other P2P services, Zelle makes it convenient to send money to friends and family using their email address or phone number. But as convenient as it can be for you, it’s also that convenient…
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Are Electrical Issues Covered by a Home Warranty?

While YouTube tutorials can help you out of a lot of home project jams, there are certain things you just can’t DIY. Most electrical issues, for instance, should be handled by a professional to ensure that they are resolved correctly and safely. This can be costly for…
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What Is a Bond ETF?

Financial advice can feel conflicting. Someone may have told you bonds are a good way to balance your financial portfolio and weather stock market volatility. Some headlines might have warned you away from bonds during periods of inflation. The truth is a bit more…
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Chapter 1 : What Is a Credit Score?

Thinking about buying a house? That new car you’ve been dreaming about? Opening that coffee shop or bookstore? Big dreams require financial assistance, and in order to get good financial assistance, you need a good credit score. Unfortunately, there’s a lot of…
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Chapter 2 : Why Do You Need a Credit Score?

As you get older, wiser, and start to earn your own income, your finances become a lot more important to you. They can determine your spending habits, how you invest your money, where you live, and more. Besides the amount of money you’re earning and how you choose to…
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7 Places That Will Pay You to Move There in 2022

With the increasing popularity of remote work, many people are reconsidering where they choose to live. While historically people have been tied to a particular geographic location due to their employer, that is less and less the case in 2022. Looking to capture a portion of…
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When It Comes to Your Car Contract, the Devil Is in the Details

As dealers try to boost profits on each car they sell — because current demand far outweighs supply — many are padding contracts with extra fees and products without telling the buyer. This means it’s more important than ever to carefully review the sales contract…
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Why it’s More Important Than Ever to Track Your Spending

With inflation and prices rising at gas pumps, grocery stores and everything in-between it’s more important than ever to track your spending. While it may sound like a daunting task, tracking expenses is easier than you might expect – especially with the help of apps…
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Exchange Rate Explained

What is an exchange rate? An exchange rate tells you how much one unit of currency is worth compared to a different form of currency. These rates determine the price for exchanging one currency for another. Many people use exchange rates when they travel abroad and need to…
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American Airlines Flagship First Class Guide

If you’re planning to fly with American Airlines on a long-haul journey, you may want to consider booking an American Airlines Flagship First class ticket. This premium travel experience is available on longer transcontinental flights and many international flights.
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Does My Chase Credit Card Have Travel Insurance?

Chase is a major issuer within the U.S. credit card market — and with good reason. Whether you’re looking for a card co-branded with a preferred hotel or airline or one that earns Ultimate Rewards®, Chase has various options. However, if you already have one of these…
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Best Free HR Software for Small Businesses

Free HR software doesn’t offer the range of functions that are included in paid products. If you want a platform that combines recruiting, onboarding, time tracking, payroll, benefits, training and performance, you’ll typically have to pay for full-service HR software.
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Modification Grants and Loans Help Make a Home More Accessible

Modifying a home to accommodate an injury, disability or aging can involve costly updates. Wide doors, altered kitchen cabinets and easier-to-use appliances can cost thousands of dollars. Before you finance or pay out of pocket for these upgrades, look for assistance from…
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6 Ways to Make Money Online in Your Spare Time

So you want to make a little extra money on the side through the internet? Well, you came to the right place. While billions of dollars are generated online daily, the funny thing is that the “average” internet user really has no idea why or how this is happening, or…
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Investing for Parents: Save for Retirement, Avoid These Mistakes

The investing information provided on this page is for educational purposes only. NerdWallet does not offer advisory or brokerage services, nor does it recommend or advise investors to buy or sell particular stocks, securities or other investments. One of the first times I…
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Best Medicare Supplement Insurance Companies in 2022

Medicare Supplement Insurance, or Medigap, covers “gaps” in Original Medicare coverage, such as certain out-of-pocket expenses like copays, coinsurance and deductibles. Medigap plans are sold by private insurance companies, but the plans’ Medicare coverage is regulated…