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6 Ways to Avoid Costly Home Renovation Mistakes

Many of us are spending more time at home in 2020, which could mean having more time to take on home improvement projects. But home renovations aren’t just a way to fill time; you want the results to be worth the hard work. The key to any successful project lies in careful…
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Get the Most Out of Discover’s Categories for Q4 2020

Fall and winter are always the perfect seasons to stay home in a bathrobe, but this year, staying home is especially important. Thankfully, the 5% bonus categories on select Discover cards including the Discover it® Cash Back make online shopping more rewarding. As always…
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NerdWallet’s Best Credit Card Tips for November 2020

As the end of the year nears, the COVID-19 pandemic has had an impact on many households. Incomes have changed, plans have changed, lives have changed. And November will be no exception. Later this month, you might find yourself carving a turkey over a Zoom call with family…
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FICO Score vs Credit Score: What Is a FICO Score?

FICO scores are one kind of credit score. The terms “credit score” and “FICO score” are often used interchangeably, but there are other brands of scores. The name derives from the Fair Isaac Corp., which introduced the FICO score in 1989. Credit scores are used by…
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Business Owners Policy (BOP): What Does It Cover?

Small business owners typically have three things on their minds when purchasing business insurance—coverage, convenience, and value. A business owners policy (BOP) is designed for each of these factors. By bundling general liability insurance, commercial property…
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NerdWallet’s Best Credit Card Tips for October 2021

October is the gateway to the holiday season. The first few weeks tend to be the calm before a storm of nonstop shopping, travel and festivities. By taking the time right now to employ a strategy for your credit cards, you can stay true to financial goals, like paying down…
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NerdWallet’s Best Credit Card Tips for November 2021

The holiday season has finally arrived and, hopefully, this year you’ll be able to safely partake in some of the festivities instead of tuning in over a video call. This time around you might be sitting next to someone over Thanksgiving dinner or snagging deals in a store.
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Merchant Financing: What It Is and How to Find It

If you’re on the hunt for a small business loan, you’ve likely come across the concept of merchant financing at least once or twice along the way. What does it mean? And can it fund your business quickly and affordably? With this guide, we’ll tackle the concept of…
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7 Best Business Budget Software for 2021

Online business budget software is a must-have for many businesses, freelancers, and accounting professionals looking to automate their business financial tasks. From tracking expenses to running reports, the right budget software can increase your business’s efficiency…