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How to Make an International Wire Transfer

Your college student is doing a semester abroad, and you need a way to send cash in case of an emergency. Or maybe you live

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The Disney Savings Account: Is There a Better Way to Save for Your Dream Vacation?

While there’s no denying that Disney vacations are expensive, there are plenty of ways to save money on your trip. Stay in an off-site condo instead of


Best Money Market Accounts for 2016

The best money market accounts (MMAs) can be a great low-risk investment for building that emergency fund or storing extra cash. They offer better interest

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Three Big Reasons It Costs More to Be Poor

While even high-earning Americans often struggle with money, making ends meet is particularly difficult for the poor. Americans in the lowest income bracket spend an astonishing 182% of their income.

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What Is a Checking Account?

While you can get by without one, a checking account is a safe and efficient way to store your paycheck and access it when you

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Best Online Brokers for Beginners

I started managing my own money in a brokerage account almost 10 years ago. I had a little bit of money saved, and I didn’t

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Where to Exchange Currency Without Getting Fleeced

As a former professional basketball player who had to buy things in Israel, the Czech Republic, Bulgaria, Russia, and Germany, I became quite familiar with

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The Ultimate Guide To Wire Transfer Fees

As anyone with a smartphone knows, it’s getting easier and easier to send money directly from your bank account to a friend or family member’s


TD Ameritrade Review

TD Ameritrade’s prices are slightly higher than its competitors, but the services it provides more than make up for it. is one of the largest

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Overdraft Fees: What Banks Charge

It happens to the best of us: You write a check or make a purchase on your debit card only to find out later that


What Is a Certified Check?

Certified checks are a popular method of payment for big transactions. That’s because, unless the person is particularly adept at forging checks (a felony), you’re

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What Is a Credit Builder Loan?

If your credit isn’t great, but you want to make it better, you might be at your wits’ end. Fortunately, there’s a lesser-known credit product

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How to Wire Money in Five Steps

“Wiring money” may sound old-fashioned, like sending a telegram or mailing a letter via the Pony Express, but it’s still one of the fastest ways

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What Is a CD or Certificate of Deposit?

If you’re looking for a place to stash your money for a longer period of time than a regular checking or savings account, you may

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Personal Finance 101: What Is a Cash Advance?

So you need some cash, and you need it quick. Should you take a cash advance from your credit card? Featured Offers The process seems easy

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Authorized Users vs. Joint Accounts: What’s the Difference?

Whether you’re married, in a relationship, or single, you’ll maintain a personal credit score and credit history. However, there may be times when you want

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ACH Transfer: How Much Does It Cost to Send Money Between Banks?

When you move money from one bank account to another, you’re doing what’s known as an automatic clearing house transfer, or ACH. If you receive

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How to Find the Best CD Rates in 2016

The first thing you should ask yourself before searching for the best CD rates is how long you’re OK being without your money. Maybe you’re

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