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Best CD Rates

If you have some savings lying around in an account, you should ask yourself, “Am I earning as much interest as I could be?” If you’re keeping your money in a savings account, the answer is usually no. Although some banks and credit unions do offer high-yield account options, a certificate of deposit (CD) will […]

As of September 2019, Emirates Skywards is the newest airline partner of Chase’s Ultimate Rewards Program.  What does the new Emirates Skywards partnership mean for you? If you have an eligible Chase credit card, you will now be able to convert your Chase Ultimate Rewards points into Emirates Skywards miles. Program Highlights: Make transfers at a […]

what is a 1099-c form

Having a credit account in default is never fun. You’ll have to survive debt collectors, negative marks on your credit score, and a ton of stress. If your creditor forgives or cancels your debt, you can set out on the path to recovery, but it’s important to understand the tax implications. For that, you’ll need […]

In the land between an employee and an incorporated business lives the independent contractor. An independent contractor acts mu9ch like a business owner but don’t meet all the “formalities” that come with being a business. Sometimes called a 1099 employee, here’s a closer look at 1099s, independent contracting, and what it means for tax time. […]

largest auto insurance Best auto insurance companies

Are you in the market for auto insurance, but you’re not sure which provider is best? Looking at the most popular insurers is a great place to start. Did you know that the 10 largest auto insurance providers in the U.S. account for over 70% of the market? Read on to find out which companies […]

Millennials higher incomes

If you are a demographic economics nerd – and why else would you be reading an article on average millennial income? – you have probably read headlines like these. “Young adult households are now earning more than ever before.” “Are Millenials on track to become the richest generation?” “Millenials may be the wealthiest generation.” But […]

tax dates due

Learn all the dates you need to know for 2020 tax prep. Ah, tax time. It may not be your favorite time of year, but it’s a necessary evil. And being properly prepared can be the difference between a stressful, exhausting tax season and an efficient, effortless one. Want to be ready for the upcoming […]

Are you looking to get a better deal on your current personal loan? Whether you want to lower your payment, change your term, improve your APR, or all of the above, refinancing may open that door. Read on to learn how to refinance a personal loan, and how to know if refinancing is right for […]

what is an escrow in real estate

Escrow & Mortgages: The Ultimate Guide What is escrow on a house? What is an escrow agreement in real estate? Why is an escrow agreement important in a mortgage? How much does escrow on a house cost? Find the best deal on your next home You may have heard people exclaim, “We’re in escrow!” when […]