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How to avoid gift card fraud this holiday

How to avoid gift card fraud this holiday

Gift cards have become one of the most popular gifts for the holiday season. While these can be extremely helpful stocking stuffers – and last minute gifts (we won’t tell anyone) – they are also susceptible to fraud and criminal

Posted in: Avoiding Scams & Fraud, Holiday

6 ways to find the right neighborhood

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Despite the proliferation of apps and websites that claim to help match homebuyers with the perfect neighborhoods, nothing beats old-fashioned legwork for tracking down the right fit. Not only is identifying the right neighborhood a completely subjective experience, but nothing

Posted in: Mortgages & Home Buying

3 reasons not to pay off your car early

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Paying off debt remains the single smartest investment in your financial security for good reason. When your money belongs to you, you’re able to bankroll new projects and deal with unexpected expenses. And of course, you dodge months and years of

Posted in: Cars

How to set up a savings plan you can live with

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  Putting money into savings can seem like a hardship, like going to the dentist to get your teeth cleaned. But just like getting your teeth cleaned, making a savings plan is important. To start saving, we recommend resetting your

Posted in: Personal Finance, Saving Money

Budgeting for students

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You did it! You made it into the college of your choice. Most likely this will be the first time you will be living on your own, away from your family; which may be the first time you’ve had to

Posted in: Personal Finance, Saving Money

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