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Why Employers Are Now Sharing Salary Figures

Reflect on your best (and worst) hiring process. What did it look like? What were some of your pain points? Often, it probably had something to do with salary and negotiation. Thankfully there’s good news ahead for everyone that’s currently in the job market. It’s…
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5 Things to Ask Before Opening an Account at a Neobank

Easy account sign-ups, no monthly fees and high savings rates? Neobanks such as Chime and Current offer these features while many traditional banks don’t. Neobanks are financial tech companies that usually partner with banks to offer digital-only accounts. They’ve been…
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How To Speak Crypto

April is Financial Literacy Month, so let’s talk cryptocurrency. Cryptocurrency, bitcoin, and NFTs have become increasingly popular terms in the world of personal finance. So if you are trying to keep yourself financially savvy, here’s how to speak crypto. What…
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What Is a Medicare Cost Plan?

Medicare Cost plans are health plans offered by private insurers that contract through the federal government. They’re attractive plans, as beneficiaries maintain their Original Medicare coverage and are able to visit out-of-network health care providers. However, they are…
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Cardano (ADA) Cryptocurrency: Current Price and How it Works

Cardano, also known as ADA cryptocurrency, is a digital asset that fashions itself as a next-generation competitor to Ethereum. Understanding Cardano Cardano tokens can be used to pay for services on the cryptocurrency’s underlying blockchain network, which is intended to…
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What Is Airbnb Plus?

The next time you’re searching for a home rental, you may want to look into Airbnb Plus. Whether you’re a newbie to home-sharing services or a frequent, experienced renter, the Airbnb Plus requirements for homeowners mean that their properties are the best of the best.
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How to Book a Southwest Flight to Las Vegas on Points

Southwest Airlines flies to 103 destinations throughout the United States, including the fabulous Las Vegas. If Las Vegas is your destination and you collect Southwest Rapid Rewards, you may be wondering how to book a Southwest flight to Las Vegas on points. The process of…
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Can I Get Travel Insurance for Pre-Existing Medical Conditions?

The topic of travel insurance has never been hotter, thanks to irregular flight operations, ever-changing entry requirements and a possibility of catching the virus that shall not be named. Although trip delay and baggage loss insurance are good to have, purchasing a medical…
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Please Don’t Go Broke Attending Weddings

Sure, you want to feel joy and love upon receiving a wedding invitation. But one little postcard or email can also pack loads of pricey pressure. Perhaps you must secure travel and lodging, buy gifts and attire, or call off work. Or maybe you have the honor — and extra…
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Here’s What You Need to Know About Interest Rates Going Up

In an effort to combat inflation, the Federal Reserve has raised interest rates by a quarter point to a range of between .25% and .5%. This interest rate hike, the first since 2018, is one of seven planned interest rate increases in 2022. So what does that actually mean for…
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3 Tasks for New Retirees That Will Pay Off Later

After a working lifetime of alarm clocks and meetings, you might be looking forward to a lot more unstructured time once you retire. But taking care of one more to-do list early on can set you up for a better retirement. The following assumes you’ve already done some basic…
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Is Buy Now, Pay Later Really Better for Me Than a Credit Card?

For many consumers, the ease and flexibility of spreading payments over a longer period of time makes “buy now, pay later,” or BNPL, plans appealing. Add in the possibility for lower interest rates, and BNPL is becoming an increasingly popular alternative to using a…
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How to Check Your Business Credit Score

A top-tier business credit score can unlock preferred rates on financing and business insurance, and it can also open the door to potential partnerships and trade credit arrangements. Unlike personal credit scores, which are standardized and available for free, each business…
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The Pros and Cons of Joining Multiple Hotel Loyalty Programs

One of the dilemmas that points and miles collectors may wrestle with is whether to focus on only a couple of loyalty programs or divide their loyalty across many programs. Should you stay exclusively with one hotel program or be a “free agent” across several hotel…
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How to Earn a Travel Credit Card’s Sign-Up Bonus

Have you signed up for a new travel credit card recently? Then, you’re probably eligible to earn a huge chunk of points within the first few months of holding the card. Many banks offer sign-up bonuses for new credit cards to entice you to apply. These welcome offers can…
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Trending Beauty Hacks On a Budget

With “Euphoria” recently wrapping its season finale, the internet is buzzing about the show’s dramatic makeup looks. If you’re wondering how to perfectly achieve these and other unique beauty styles… well, you should probably hire a professional…
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The Benefits of Buying an Electric Car

Believe it or not, the first electric car prototypes came out as early as the late 19th century. However it wasn’t until the early 2000s that electric cars started becoming more prevalent in everyday society. Now that the infrastructure for electric cars (like in-home…
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Financial Literacy Month: Get Your Finances on Track

April is Financial Literacy Month, a time of year that encourages everyone to take the time to learn important financial skills, so they can improve their own fiscal wellness. During Financial Literacy Month, it’s a great opportunity to seek out tips, tutorials, and guides…
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5 Key Numbers to Know About Savings Accounts

You don’t have to be a numbers person to have a healthy bank account. But when it comes to savings, knowing a few key figures can help you maximize your options. Here are five numbers that can help you determine if a savings account is ideal — or if it could cost you. 1.