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14 Savings Hacks That Don’t Always Work

Have you ever jumped through hoops to save money, only to find you paid more – or, wasted a bunch of time? Maybe you misread

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Best Flood Insurance Companies

Flood insurance isn’t required for all homeowners, just those with federally backed mortgages in high-risk flood areas where there’s at least a 25 percent chance

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14 New Year’s Money Resolutions

When my husband and I sat down to create a zero-sum budget for December, we did what we always do at the end of the year

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The 5 Best Free Tax Software for 2017

If you plan to file form 1040EZ or 1040A for the 2016 fiscal year — meaning you’re an average W-2 worker who makes less than

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Best Roth IRA Accounts for 2017

Meet the Author Jeff Reeves is a financial commentator with 20 years of newsroom and stock market experience. His work has appeared in numerous finance

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Marriott Rewards® Premier Credit Card Review

The is the card of choice for travelers who regularly stay at Marriott hotels. It offers 5 points per dollar on Marriott purchases; 2 points

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BankAmericard Travel Rewards® Credit Card Review

The offers 1.5 points for every dollar spent and 20,000 bonus points to new customers who spend $1,000 within the first three months of opening

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Gold Delta SkyMiles® Credit Card from American Express Review

is a must-have for frequent Delta fliers. It offers two miles per dollar spent on Delta purchases as well as one mile per dollar spent

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MetLife Home Insurance Review

MetLife offers outstanding replacement coverage for your home and personal property, but its customer service and online resources need improvement. MetLife is one of few

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Progressive Home Insurance Review

Progressive offers affordable and comprehensive homeowners policies through its partner, Homesite Insurance, but its customer service could be better. Progressive provides home insurance policies through

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Spotloan Review

Spotloan’s high interest rates are comparable to payday lenders’, so it’s best to borrow elsewhere. Whatever says to the contrary, it has a lot in

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Best Premium Credit Card for 2017

Premium credit cards are generally geared toward frequent travelers. So, those who travel several times a year should consider paying the $450 annual fee for

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Best Free Stock Trading Brokers of 2017

I’ve been investing for over a decade and have rubbed elbows with many different kinds of investors. It never ceases to amaze me how some

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How to Make Money Driving for Uber

Thanks to the modern marvel of the Internet, a slew of disruptive technologies have completely reshaped entire industries over the last decade. Think about how Amazon.com reinvented shopping

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Best Low-Interest Credit Cards of 2017

In theory, low interest rates are irrelevant. The balance on your credit cards should be paid in full each month. But things happen, and if

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Lending Club Review

Lending Club offers personal loans up to $40,000 at reasonable rates, but its strict credit requirements may put it out of reach for some borrowers.

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Travelers Home Insurance Review

Travelers offers comprehensive home insurance policies that are easily customizable, but it’s known for poor customer service. Travelers offers comprehensive homeowners insurance in all 50

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Farmers Home Insurance Review

Farmers offers optional coverages that are hard to find elsewhere, but it has a reputation for poor customer service. Farmers offers comprehensive homeowners insurance policies

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