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5 Banking Facts to Fortify Your Finances in 2022

2022. New year. New you. New look at banking? It would be a smart move. Now is a great time to take a fresh look at your banking habits and see what you can do to help reach your financial goals. Here are five facts to know about banking in 2022 and actions you…
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How to Help Your Parents Navigate Health Care in Retirement

Many adults find themselves helping their aging parents with Medicare, a complex process with many steps and considerations. There are penalties for delaying enrollment, and not everyone understands their options when they get sick or change plans. “You can’t go into it…
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What to Buy (and Skip) in January 2022

It’s 2022, and the new normal still feels pretty abnormal. The holiday season came and went, and we all learned a lot about supply chain management. If you’re reading this, you’re likely unfazed by product delays and determined to save a buck in the new year. The good…
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The Best Non-Disney Hotels in Orlando to Book With Points

Whether you’re in town for family fun, a convention or just to soak up the sun, Orlando has plenty to see and do. The Disney parks are a huge draw to the city, but the upcharge of staying on-property can quickly balloon your trip budget. That’s why we put together this…
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3 Ways to Practice Self-Care with Travel Rewards Points

If self-care has become your personal mantra of sorts, you’re not alone. Research has shown that millennials are more committed to personal improvement than other generations, even if it means spending a bit more money. But self-care isn’t cheap. From therapy to yoga to…
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The Cheapest American Airlines Flights to Las Vegas

Travelers with AAdvantage miles saved up can book award flights for their next Las Vegas trip. In fact, the airline offers some of the least-costly award flights to Vegas from multiple cities around the country. More than simply finding an option and booking though, it pays…
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Small Business Loans NYC: Your Local Funding Guide

Small business loans for New York City small businesses can come from many sources—from local government-guaranteed programs to national banks that lend especially to NYC businesses, options abound for NYC business owners who need access to small business funding. Top 6…
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Lesser Known Credit Card Perks

From the Mint team: Mint may be compensated if you click on the links to our issuer partners’ offers that appear in this article, including Chase. Our partners do not endorse, review or approve the content. Any links to Mint Partners were added after the creation of the…
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Real Money Talk: It’s Time To Let Go Of These Taboos

Let’s get right down to it – there’s so much to discuss as it relates to finances. Even though we may not want to admit it, we don’t have all the answers. Before the internet and social media, there was a reliance on phone conversations and face-to-face interactions.
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U.S. Travelers to EU to Face New Fee, Paperwork in 2022

Traveling to some countries in Europe will soon require yet another piece of paperwork — and yet another fee. For Americans, that fee is just under $8 (7 euros) per person. Sometime in 2022, the European Commission is set to launch what’s called the European Travel…
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5 Things to Know About the Owner’s Rewards Credit Card by M1

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. The Owner’s Rewards Card by M1, a tech company offering…
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How to Get a Car Loan With Bad Credit

Lenders make auto loans for bad-credit borrowers all the time. About 1 in 6 auto loan borrowers in 2021 had credit scores below 600, according to credit reporting company Experian. But borrowers with low credit scores pay a lot more. For example, on a $30,000, 60-month…
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Can I Sell My House While in Forbearance?

If you are among the roughly 1 million homeowners the Mortgage Bankers Association says are in mortgage forbearance, you may have thought about selling your home. Although, yes, you can sell your house in forbearance, that doesn’t mean you have to, especially if you have…
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Your Holiday Gifts Still Haven’t Arrived. Now What?

You placed an order last week and still haven’t received the shipping confirmation. Or maybe the package is in transit, but its location hasn’t been updated in days. The supply chain issues that experts warned us about heading into the holiday shopping season have…
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Freeway Auto Insurance Review 2022

Freeway Insurance is a national chain that focuses on auto insurance for drivers considered “high risk,” such as those with at-fault wrecks, tickets or DUIs on their records. Freeway isn’t an insurance company and doesn’t underwrite its own insurance policies.
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Do’s and Don’ts of Grocery Shopping in Bulk

Everybody likes to save money anywhere possible. Grocery shopping is of particular interest to many money savers, because food and grocery purchases are one of the highest monthly expenses for most people. There are many different ways to save money on your overall food…