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5 Reasons to Be Optimistic About Your Summer Travel Plans

For most Americans, summer 2020 entailed camping, getting away from crowds in a remote vacation rental or skipping travel completely and opting for a quarantine staycation. Then there was summer 2021, which was supposed to be the “hot vax summer.” That was until the…
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Travel Is Back, in Case You Missed It

Many people are curious when travel will come back. This is a difficult question to answer, because in many ways it already has — travel is nearly back to pre-pandemic levels and has been for months. The number of passengers who entered Transportation Security…
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Why Are Gas Prices So High?

If you filled up at the pump lately, you probably experienced a bit of sticker shock. Gas prices are soaring across the country, and while most people assume this increase is due to the Russian invasion of Ukraine, the answer is a little more nuanced. While the situation in…
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How to Save Money on College Tours

The college application process can be an exciting time, but also an expensive endeavor. Those application fees can quickly add up to hundreds of dollars, while college visits can tally into the thousands. Here, we’ll take a look at some tips to help you better solve how…
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22 Highest-Paying Trade Jobs In Demand in 2022

You don’t need a degree to have a rewarding career that pays well. As a matter of fact, pursuing a trade job is a common option for those who choose not to go to college or university. Whether you set your sights on following a trade job or you’re still unsure…
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Showdown: The Best Credit Card Travel Portal for Flights

Credit card travel portals, like the AmEx or Chase travel portal, occupy a somewhat obscure corner of the rewards world. Unless you’re a true points and miles obsessive, you’re probably only familiar with one or two of these travel search tools. And even then, you might…
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How to Apply for a Credit Card: Questions You’ll Be Asked

Applying for a credit card is usually pretty easy. But it helps to be aware of what information you need to provide. That way, you’ll know what to expect and can quickly learn whether you’re approved. » MORE: How to apply for a credit card so you’ll get approved What…
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Guide to Popular Types of Bonds

Bonds are considered one of the three core asset classes (stocks and cash or cash equivalents like certificates of deposit are the other two). Also known as a fixed-income security, bonds allow governments and corporations to raise funds for projects and operations. Whether…
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Net 30: What It Means, How Businesses Use It

“Net 30” is a shorthand term used on invoices to indicate that a customer has 30 days to pay. This simple concept connects to other areas of business operations, including customer communication and accounting. What Net 30 means An invoice contains details of a…
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The Best Cheap Car Insurance Companies for March 2022

You don’t need to sacrifice quality while trying to save money on car insurance. Some of the best auto insurers also offer cheap rates. Read on to see how we determined our picks for the best cheap car insurance companies. If you’re looking for other quality car…
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Does My Delta Credit Card Have Rental Car Insurance? 

Imagine driving down a South African freeway, seeing grilled corn sold by local women on the side of the road and deciding to stop to get some because it looks delicious. You make a U-turn, and suddenly BAM! Another car full of family members slams into yours because the…
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How Do Hotel Points Work?

Have you ever wondered what it meant when you saw hotels marketing free nights and reward stays? Perhaps you’ve already signed up with a hotel rewards program for some free Wi-Fi, but you’re not really sure what other things you can do with it. Maybe you’re asking…
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What Is a Copay?

A copay, or copayment, is a fixed fee you pay for a service covered by your health insurance plan. For instance, you may have a copay of $20 for a medical office visit or $10 for a generic prescription drug. Copay costs vary by plan, and not all plans use copays. Copays are…
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How Does the Chase Sapphire Reserve Travel Credit Work?

The $300 annual travel credit is one of the key perks of the Chase Sapphire Reserve®. By taking full advantage of just this one perk, you can recoup over half of the card’s $550 annual fee. Receiving the full $300 in travel-related statement credits effectively reduces…