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Can You Refinance a Home Equity Loan?

A home equity loan can be a valuable way to access some of the funds tied up in the value of your home without having to sell it. Some homeowners choose a home equity loan to finance an expense such as completing a renovation or making another upgrade that will enhance their…
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Will You Find PlayStation and Xbox Black Friday Deals in 2021?

NerdWallet is here to help you win Black Friday, while leaving your budget intact. We spend the time, you save the money. Visit regularly for holiday shopping tips and announcements about your favorite retailers. Black Friday is Nov. 26. PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X…
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New Tech is Coming! Here’s What’s Worth Budgeting For

Apple’s recent announcement of the new iPhone 13 is one of several new tech items that have been announced or introduced recently. The Google Pixel 6 and the Samsung Galaxy S22 are two other phones that you might have your eye on. In addition to new phones, there are…
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Does Medicare Cover Mammograms and Breast Cancer Treatment?

Medicare offers substantial coverage for mammograms and breast cancer surgeries, therapies and prostheses. What you’ll pay will depend on the extent of services required and whether you receive care as an outpatient or inpatient. Screening and diagnostic mammograms…
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5 Hobbies That Make Money and How To Get Started

Money-making hobbies range from walking dogs to blogging to creating and selling homemade goods. Read about these profitable hobbies, as well as what you can expect to make. 1. Driving Enjoy cruising around town? Give others a ride and make money by becoming an Uber or Lyft…
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4 Reasons to Shop Small Business Saturday

When you think about holiday shopping, your mind probably goes to big-box retailers before your neighborhood bookstore or antique shop. But in a time marked by widespread supply chain disruptions and inflation, underdog small businesses deserve our attention. Enter Small…
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Parts of Europe Return to Lockdown: What Travelers Must Know

If you’re planning to spend the holidays at a German Christmas market or on a beach in Greece, be aware that COVID-19-related safety measures are returning across Europe. This time, they’re largely in the form of restrictions for those who are unvaccinated in response to…
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No, Amazon Hasn’t Banned Your Visa Card

Corporate goliaths Visa and Amazon are publicly clashing, but U.S shoppers don’t have to worry that their Visa cards will be rejected as they order gifts this holiday season at the mega-retailer. The brouhaha is over fees Amazon pays Visa for processing payment…
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What Is a Crypto Interest Account?

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. Some cryptocurrency platforms, such as BlockFi and Gemini…
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4 Ways to Save on Winter Sports

As the calendar turns to winter and temperatures drop, some people can think of nothing but sitting inside next to the fireplace with hot chocolate and a good book. Others however start planning their winter sports getaway. Whether your passion is the ski slopes…
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Tow Truck Insurance: What It Is, How to Get It

Operating a tow truck is an inherently risky job, with drivers often operating on busy roads and in inclement weather, hauling vehicles that weigh a ton or more. Given those hazards, having the right tow truck insurance is critical to ensure your business is protected from…
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TV Black Friday 2021 Deals: Are They Worth It?

NerdWallet is here to help you win Black Friday, while leaving your budget intact. We spend the time, you save the money. Visit regularly for holiday shopping tips and announcements about your favorite retailers. Black Friday is Nov. 26. Black Friday sales are well underway…
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What Is a Joint Loan?

A joint loan allows you to get a loan with another person, known as a co-borrower, who shares ownership of the loan and responsibility for repayment. Mortgages and auto loans are commonly joint loans, but you can also get a joint personal loan. Joint personal loans are good…
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What’s New for Medicare in 2022?

Open enrollment for Medicare goes from Oct. 15 to Dec. 7 each year, when Medicare beneficiaries choose their coverage for the next plan year. As Medicare enrollees contemplate their choices for 2022, here are overall Medicare changes to keep in mind. Original Medicare costs…
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New York’s New Year's Ball Drop Is Back: How To Pay for It

One of America’s biggest winter holiday traditions is back this year after getting massively scaled back in 2020. The Times Square ball drop is set to ring in 2022, and it should be largely similar to its pre-pandemic ways aside from one major change: You’ll need proof…
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From Cryptocurrency to Cash: How to Bank Your Digital Coin

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. Cryptocurrency, the blockchain-based digital currency that has…
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The Entrepreneur Salary: 5 Steps to Paying Yourself First

Being your own boss, bringing ideas to life, and hustling to hit goals are just some of the thrills of entrepreneurial pursuit. And while it might be easy to picture yourself having your own business, getting it to prosper takes hard work and time. One way to factor in your…
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Should I Get the Capital One Venture X Card?

The Capital One Venture X Rewards Credit Card is a premium travel card that comes with top-flight benefits like lounge access, annual travel credit, rich rewards rates and a sizable sign-up bonus: Earn 100,000 bonus miles when you spend $10,000 on purchases in the first 6…