08.13.17
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How to Graduate From a Big-Name College for a Fraction of the Cost

One of the most effective ways for students to reduce the costs of higher education is to take the community college route to earning a

12.28.16
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Six Ways Seniors Can Save on Car Insurance

Young drivers typically see their car insurance costs drop as they gain experience behind the wheel, but when they become senior citizens, their rates may

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How to Spot Student Loan Forgiveness Scams

After completing college, you may feel overburdened by your student loan costs, but don’t fall victim to student loan forgiveness scams that offer false promises

12.11.16
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What Is Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance?

Buying a life insurance policy will protect your dependents if you die, but it won’t provide a payout if you’re the victim of an accident

12.10.16
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Opening a Restaurant? Here’s How to Get Financing

Who among us hasn’t at least flirted with the dream of owning a restaurant at some point? If you’re beyond daydreaming and you’ve decided to

12.07.16
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Five Things Your Life Insurance Agent May Not Tell You

Life insurance agents provide a valuable service by explaining policy benefits and costs, but they may not tell you everything you need to know before

11.14.16
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The Obamacare Penalty: What Is the Fine for Not Buying Health Insurance?

If you you’re planning to save money by skipping health insurance coverage, don’t forget that you may face a federal Affordable Care Act (ACA) penalty

10.28.16
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Is Borrowing Against Life Insurance a Good Idea?

In addition to providing money for your beneficiaries when you die, permanent life insurance policies build cash value that you can borrow against while you’re

10.20.16
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What’s the Difference Between a Conforming Loan and a Nonconforming Home Loan?

Before you buy a home, it’s important to choose a mortgage that gives you the best possible terms, based on your credit history, income, and

10.14.16
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How to Find High-Risk Car Insurance

Motorists who want to save money on their car insurance should do everything they can to avoid being labeled as high-risk drivers by insurance carriers.

10.08.16
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Does Health Insurance Cover Therapy and Other Mental Health Treatments?

Nearly one in 25 adults experiences a serious mental illness that interferes with major life activities each year, according to the National Alliance on Mental Illness.

10.05.16
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What Is Umbrella Insurance – and Do I Need It?

Like an umbrella that protects you from the elements on a rainy day, an umbrella insurance policy can shield your personal assets from large liability

09.17.16
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The Tax Benefits of Life Insurance

In addition to protecting your dependents from financial hardship, life insurance policies are shielded from taxation under most circumstances. A death benefit is considered to