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40 Thoughtful Questions to Ask During an Interview

There’s no denying that interviews are important in the hiring process. Not only is this the perfect opportunity for a hiring manager to get to know you, but it’s also your chance to see if the job and company are the right fit for you. Remember, interviews are a two-way…
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NEW Mint Feature Highlight: Budget Widget on iOS

https://blog.mint.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/INT21_PRODUCT-UPDATE_-Budget-Widgets_FB.mp4 Minters – You asked for it and now the Mint Budget Widget is available on iOS!  With the new budget widget, you can see where you stand with your budget at a glance, without even…
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Which American Express Card Is Right for You?

American Express offers a smorgasbord of credit cards designed to appeal to a range of personal preferences: If you prefer cash back on grocery purchases, for instance, there is an AmEx card for you. If your tastes veer more toward luxury travel, the issuer has a card for…
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Best Square Competitors of 2021

Square is a popular point-of-sale platform and payment processor. It’s often used by restaurants, retailers and service providers, and can process in-person, online, phone and mobile credit card payments. The processing rate is 2.6% plus 10 cents per in-person transaction.
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Orchard Real Estate: What to Know

Orchard is relatively young, having launched in 2017 under the name Perch before rebranding as Orchard in 2020. Operating in 10 markets throughout six states, this power buyer offers attractive incentives that differentiate it from other iBuyers. While many iBuyers focus on…
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TikTok Personal Finance Trends Debunked

If you spend any time on TikTok, you’ve probably seen financial advice in many forms from investing to savings hacks. While some of the advice is good, some of it is bad and most of it is surprisingly entertaining. We’ll help you figure out which is which, so you…
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Affordable Child Care Hacks

With many parents living in households where both spouses work outside the home, child care has become a significant portion of many budgets. While nobody wants to leave their children in the care of the absolute lowest paying provider, many people are looking for ways to…
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Do Marriott Points Expire?

Just like a can of beans in your pantry, Marriott Bonvoy points have a shelf life. Your points won’t expire overnight, but they aren’t going to be in your account forever unless you keep your account active and in good standing. Due to COVID-19, Marriott has paused…
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How to Change a Delta Air Lines Flight

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s hard to make concrete plans since things are constantly evolving and customers and airlines alike are changing schedules and travel itineraries. In this step-by-step guide, we’ll show how to change Delta Air Lines flight bookings and…
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Beat Your Summer ‘Revenge Shopping’ Debt

The joy of shouting to your friends over the roar of a crowded bar, the giddiness of seeing the world rushing by below you from the seat of an airplane, the weirdly constricting sensation of wearing pants that aren’t elastic — the summer of 2021 brought back many…
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Restricted Stock Units: What You Need to Know About RSUs

There are many forms of equity- or stock-based benefits that an employee can receive as part of their compensation package. One that’s common is restricted stock units. RSUs, along with other forms of equity compensation, can be complex and require detailed planning for…
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Virginia State Tax: Rates and Who Pays in 2021

Virginia state income tax rates are 2%, 3%, 5% and 5.75%. Virginia state income tax brackets and income tax rates depend on taxable income and residency status. Virginia state income tax rates and tax brackets Tax rateTaxable income bracketTax owed 2%$0 to $3,000.2% of…
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Car Loan-to-Value Ratio Explained: Why LTV Matters

A car’s loan-to-value ratio, or LTV, is the amount you want to borrow divided by the value of the car you want to buy. Because auto loans are secured — the vehicle serves as collateral — the LTV is a way for lenders to measure how much risk they are taking when…
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How to Get Construction Business Insurance

Commercial insurance isn’t just essential for construction businesses, it is often required — either by the state or client — for contractors and developers. Whether you’re a plumber, electrician, carpenter or general contractor, these five steps will help you…