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Is it Worth Having an Umbrella Policy?


An umbrella policy protects you more than your standard liability insurance. It’s not necessary for everyone, though. Learn if it’s worth having an umbrella policy or not.

September 24, 2020 · by Kim Pinnelli


How to Properly Cancel a Credit Card

How to Properly Cancel a Credit Card

Canceling a credit card isn’t as simple as snipping it in half – there are steps that must be taken to formally close an account.

Canceling a credit card isn’t as simple as snipping it in half – there are steps that must be taken to formally close an account.

September 22, 2020


5 Common Fees Banks Charge – What You Can Do To Avoid Them

5 Common Fees Banks Charge – What You Can Do To Avoid Them

Banks often tout the benefits of opening savings and checking accounts, but often charge fees that are at odds with those benefits.

Banks often tout the benefits of opening savings and checking accounts, but often charge fees that are at odds with those benefits.

September 20, 2020


How To Freeze Your Credit For Free

How To Freeze Your Credit For Free

Save yourself the hassle and aggravation of a data breach, identity theft, or unauthorized credit checks with a credit freeze.

Save yourself the hassle and aggravation of a data breach, identity theft, or unauthorized credit checks with a credit freeze.

September 18, 2020


Mortgage Options For Veterans: How VA Loans Work

Mortgage Options For Veterans: How VA Loans Work

The VA loan is a great program for veterans. It offers 100% financing and flexible underwriting requirements that are easy to meet.

The VA loan is a great program for veterans. It offers 100% financing and flexible underwriting requirements that are easy to meet.

September 16, 2020



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5 Free or Low-Cost Dental Care Options

5 Free or Low-Cost Dental Care Options

If you are looking to save money at the dentist, here are a few things that may help.

February 14, 2020


Refinancing your Home Mortgage in 2020

Refinancing your Home Mortgage in 2020

Now is the perfect time to refinance whether you want to lower your mortgage payment or tap into your home’s equity. Rates have never been lower.

August 24, 2020


How to Get a Lifeline Cell Phone

How to Get a Lifeline Cell Phone

A Lifeline cell phone can be a big help for those with low income.

August 31, 2020


Is Debt Consolidation Worth It? 5 Things You Must Know

Is Debt Consolidation Worth It? 5 Things You Must Know

If you're feeling overwhelmed with credit card debt and loans, debt consolidation may be an option worth considering.

March 29, 2020


How Often Should You Check Your Credit Report?

How Often Should You Check Your Credit Report?

Are you regularly checking your credit score? How often should you check your credit report?

March 27, 2020



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How to Save Money on Your Cell Phone Bill With the FCC Lifeline Program

The FCC lifeline program can help people in low-income households save money on their cell phone bills.

The FCC lifeline program can help people in low-income households save money on their cell phone bills.

March 19, 2020


Disability Insurance: Short Term vs. Long Term

What are the differences between the two, and why do you need them?

May 11, 2020


Disability Insurance: Short Term vs. Long Term

What are the differences between the two, and why do you need them?
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How to Quickly Boost Your Credit Score

Learn about simple ways to quickly boost your credit score online right now.

April 19, 2020


How to Quickly Boost Your Credit Score

Learn about simple ways to quickly boost your credit score online right now.

Grants and Scholarships: What's The Difference?

Billions of dollars in grants and scholarships are awarded each year for a variety of different reasons – odds are you qualify for something.

June 11, 2020


Grants and Scholarships: What's The Difference?

Billions of dollars in grants and scholarships are awarded each year for a variety of different reasons – odds are you qualify for something.


Reverse Mortgages: How They Work And What You Should Know

Reverse Mortgages: How They Work And What You Should Know

If you’re retired and looking for ways to pay for all of your living expenses, you may be looking into getting a reverse mortgage.

August 16, 2020



How Credit Works: Understanding Your Credit Score

How Credit Works: Understanding Your Credit Score

The way you handle your financial accounts contributes to your overall credit score.

April 2, 2020



How do 401(k) Loans Work?

How do 401(k) Loans Work?

Borrowing from your 401(k) can be helpful in certain situations.

January 16, 2020



Understand The Coronavirus (COVID-19) Tax Extension

Understand The Coronavirus (COVID-19) Tax Extension

The government is providing an extension that can help during this difficult time.

March 20, 2020



4 Tips To Prevent Identity Theft

4 Tips To Prevent Identity Theft

Identity theft stems from insecure practices regarding your personal information. Use these tips to prevent identity theft to ensure your personal and financial data are safe.

February 17, 2020



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These Solar Grants, Tax Credits, and Rebates Are Available for Homeowners

These Solar Grants, Tax Credits, and Rebates Are Available for Homeowners

The government is offering several initiatives and programs to reward homeowners as well as businesses moving towards renewable energy sources.

September 2, 2020


How to Get a Lifeline Cell Phone

How to Get a Lifeline Cell Phone

A Lifeline cell phone can be a big help for those with low income.

August 31, 2020


8 Benefits Many Taxpayers Are Entitled To But Often Forget To Claim

8 Benefits Many Taxpayers Are Entitled To But Often Forget To Claim

How Americans Are Saving Thousands of Dollars A Year With These Benefits, Grants and Discounts

August 27, 2020


How the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) Can Help You Pay Your Utility Bills

How the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) Can Help You Pay Your Utility Bills

No one should struggle with being able to keep themselves, or their families, safe from seasonal temperatures.

August 26, 2020

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5 Common Fees Banks Charge – What You Can Do To Avoid Them

5 Common Fees Banks Charge – What You Can Do To Avoid Them

Banks often tout the benefits of opening savings and checking accounts, but often charge fees that are at odds with those benefits.

September 20, 2020


6 Things to Consider Before Buying a House During the Pandemic

6 Things to Consider Before Buying a House During the Pandemic

If you’re a first time home buyer, there are some things you’ll want to consider about buying a house during the pandemic.

July 29, 2020


How to Get Emergency Money When you Don’t Have an Emergency Fund

How to Get Emergency Money When you Don’t Have an Emergency Fund

Facing an emergency without a funded emergency fund is scary. Learn how to get emergency money fast.

July 7, 2020


Thinking About Opening a Roth IRA? Here Are the Main Benefits and Drawbacks

Thinking About Opening a Roth IRA? Here Are the Main Benefits and Drawbacks

A Roth IRA can provide a good source of income during retirement, but it does have other benefits and drawbacks to consider.

July 5, 2020

debt

Mortgage Options For Veterans: How VA Loans Work

Mortgage Options For Veterans: How VA Loans Work

The VA loan is a great program for veterans. It offers 100% financing and flexible underwriting requirements that are easy to meet.

September 16, 2020


Refinancing your Home Mortgage in 2020

Refinancing your Home Mortgage in 2020

Now is the perfect time to refinance whether you want to lower your mortgage payment or tap into your home’s equity. Rates have never been lower.

August 24, 2020


Reverse Mortgages: How They Work And What You Should Know

Reverse Mortgages: How They Work And What You Should Know

If you’re retired and looking for ways to pay for all of your living expenses, you may be looking into getting a reverse mortgage.

August 16, 2020


Best Peer to Peer Lending Services in 2020

Best Peer to Peer Lending Services in 2020

Peer-to-peer loans are funded by individuals instead of banks, and can often have fewer hurdles than getting a personal loan.

July 20, 2020

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Is it Worth Having an Umbrella Policy?

Is it Worth Having an Umbrella Policy?

An umbrella policy protects you more than your standard liability insurance. It’s not necessary for everyone, though. Learn if it’s worth having an umbrella policy or not.

September 24, 2020


5 Weird Types of Insurance That Actually Exist

5 Weird Types of Insurance That Actually Exist

Insurance is available for many things, including these incredibly strange things.

September 12, 2020


Who Needs To Have Disability Insurance?

Who Needs To Have Disability Insurance?

Disability insurance enables you to have financial assistance if you, due to illness or injury, are unable to work for an extended period of time.

August 18, 2020


Choosing a Health Insurance Plan: Which One Is Right for You?

Choosing a Health Insurance Plan: Which One Is Right for You?

Finding the right Health Insurance Plan can seem quite complicated, and understanding the differences between the various plan types is essential.

June 19, 2020

taxes

Are Unemployment Benefits Subject to Income Tax?

Are Unemployment Benefits Subject to Income Tax?

Any time you receive money from the government or your job, always approach with caution and save for taxes.

April 6, 2020


What to Do With Your Tax Refund: 5 Smart Ideas

What to Do With Your Tax Refund: 5 Smart Ideas

Tax refunds can bring a windfall of extra income that might trigger the urge to splurge.

March 24, 2020


Understand The Coronavirus (COVID-19) Tax Extension

Understand The Coronavirus (COVID-19) Tax Extension

The government is providing an extension that can help during this difficult time.

March 20, 2020


What Tax Credits Can I Qualify For?

What Tax Credits Can I Qualify For?

Reduce your tax liability by taking advantage of tax credits you qualify for.

March 12, 2020

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