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The Best Award Flights to Book to Calgary

Headed north of the border? Consider Calgary as a destination for your next trip. As the biggest city in Western Canada and the largest in the province of Alberta, Calgary is home to a booming oil industry, but a lot more, too. Tourists flock to town for its world-famous…
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An Overview of Airline Award Charts

It’s always exciting when you’ve finally saved up enough airline miles for an award flight. Whether you’re looking to stretch your miles by flying economy or want to splurge for a first-class ticket, the amount you’ll pay will vary by airline. While many U.S.
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#TimeToMint Mint App Challenges Official Rules

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE DOES NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. Mint App Challenges (“Promotion”) begins at 12:00:00 PM Pacific Time (“PT”) on January 17, 2022 and ends at 11:59:59 PM PT on February 28, 2022…
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Transcript Gaps? A Strong College Application Remains Possible

Applying to college typically comes with some uncertainty, but this year’s applicants are tackling one additional question: What should you do when a pandemic has limited what goes into your college applications? Many extracurriculars, including sports and clubs…
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What is Medicare Extra Help?

Extra Help is a federal program that helps Medicare beneficiaries with low income and limited resources pay for prescription drugs with Medicare Part D. “These programs are really important and can save people thousands of dollars per year,” says Erin Guay, paralegal and…
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How to Have the Wedding You Want for Less

This one goes out to all you lovebirds who got engaged over the holidays and are now left planning a wedding with zero event-planning experience. Somehow you’re expected to craft a day that’s traditional, yet modern. Well-attended, yet intimate. It’s about you as a…
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American Family Renters Insurance Review 2022

Wisconsin-based American Family offers many ways to customize your renters policy, including coverage for valuables, identity fraud and the breakdown of electronic devices. The company draws fewer complaints than expected for a company of its size, and its rates are slightly…
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Chase’s Freedom Cards Tweak Bonuses, End Grocery Benefit

The Chase Freedom Flex℠ and the Chase Freedom Unlimited® are no longer offering their lucrative incentive on grocery store spending for new cardholders Both cards previously offered a two-part sign-up bonus, one of which was 5% cash back on grocery store purchases on up…
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What to Know About Flying Semiprivate on Aero

The author flew as a guest of the airline on a flight that would have otherwise cost $950 one-way. However, the author’s opinions are his own and this article hasn’t been reviewed or approved by Aero. Between crowded airports and reduced airline service, it isn’t…
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The Guide for American Airlines Flights to Las Vegas

Whether you’re in it for the casinos, shows or outdoor activities, there are plenty of reasons to head to Sin City. American Airlines flights to Las Vegas depart from airports all over the country, with plenty of deals to be had. The American Airlines experience in Las…
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USAA Renters Insurance Review 2022

USAA serves veterans and active members of the military, offering not only insurance but also financial products such as bank accounts, credit cards and investments. If you’re eligible to buy a policy, USAA renters insurance is well worth considering. The company’s…
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Make Your Money A Daily Routine

Starting a new routine in any area of life can be challenging. Be it changes to your finances, exercise habits, health or any other type of new routine, one of the best ways that you can increase your chances of success is to make it part of your existing daily routine.
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5 Things to Know About Nova Credit

Making a big move to the U.S. can already be a challenge for newcomers, but it’s even more difficult when you can’t get credit. It’s been a longtime obstacle for immigrants up until recent years, and Nova Credit is one of the financial technology companies clearing the…
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Smart Money Podcast: Saving for Your Dream Retirement

This article provides information for educational purposes. NerdWallet does not offer advisory or brokerage services, nor does it recommend specific investments, including stocks, securities or cryptocurrencies. Welcome to NerdWallet’s Smart Money podcast, where we…
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Can You Get a HELOC on an Investment Property?

If you’ve built enough equity in your investment property, you may have considered getting a home equity line of credit, or HELOC, to make improvements, consolidate debt or even buy a new property. You can get a HELOC on an investment property and tap into its equity, but…
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How One Family Saves Big With the Delta SkyMiles Gold AmEx

After snagging the welcome offer a few years ago on the Delta SkyMiles® Gold American Express Card, Ben Komenkul had sandy shores and palm trees in his future. The 45-year-old California resident used a portion of the 70,000 miles earned to jet-set to the Dominican…
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What Is an Additional Insured Endorsement?

An additional insured endorsement changes an insurance policy to expand coverage to a person or organization that isn’t named in the original policy. You may need to add other parties to your business insurance policy if you lease space or work as a subcontractor. To break…
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How to Set a Financial Goal with Mint

We all have goals we want to achieve, but it’s easy to postpone working toward them while waiting for the “right moment” to get started. Sound familiar? The truth is, you don’t have to wait for the New Year, the beginning of the month, or your birthday to set, or get…