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How to Find the Best Mortgage Lender

There are more choices for mortgage lenders now than ever before. The brick-and-mortar banks are still there, of course, as are the mortgage brokers. Now, though, there are also online lenders and online mortgage aggregators, providing you with access to hundreds of lenders. Finding the best mortgage lender can be a challenge. It’s not possible […]

Claire Millard

6 Ways Social Media Can Land You a New Job

If your use of social media is all about sharing pictures of your dinner and keeping track of celebrity gossip, you’re missing out. Because while most of us recognise that we are a long way from job searches in the past — days of sitting with the Sunday papers, circling potential ads ripe for application […]

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Southwest Rapid Rewards Card

Southwest Rapid Rewards Credit Card–50,000 Bonus Points Are Back

Update: For a limited time, the Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards® Premier Credit Card is again offering a 50,000 point bonus for new card members. Check out details here. If you love to fly Southwest and travel often, the Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards® Premier Credit Card might be the travel card for you. With excellent rewards and […]

23 Active Duty Military Credit Card Perks You Need to Know About

If you’re a military member serving on active duty, you need to know about the special credit card perks available to you and your fellow service members. From the Service Members Civil Relief Act to no-interest purchases on military clothing, a wide range of benefits exist for those serving in our nation’s Armed Forces. We’re going to talk […]

Travel Hacking 101

How to Be a Travel Hacker: Review of Travel Miles 101

Travel hacking, using credit card bonuses to pay for travel costs, can save you substantial money without requiring any sacrifice. In fact, becoming a travel hacker can allow you to save money while improving your quality of life. Travel hacking, however, is a skill with a steep learning curve. There are many different airlines and […]

High-Tech Money Binder Solutions

5 High-Tech Solutions for Your Money Binder

There’s only one guarantee in life—death. When you depart, will you leave your finances in turmoil or will your loved ones know exactly what to do? Rob recently wrote about the money binder he uses to compile all of his personal financial information. It’s meant for the convenience of his wife and children when he […]

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How to Evaluate an Investment Portfolio

Evaluating your investment portfolio is a critical task for DIY investors. That’s particularly true if you have an investment advisor manage your money and are now considering taking over the reins. That’s exactly the situation of a reader named Dave who emailed me recently. He’s five to 10 years away from retirement. His investments are […]

Chase Ink Business Card Review

A Review: How to Earn a $750 Bonus with Chase Ink

With the Chase Ink card, you could earn up to a $750 bonus, plus cash back on everyday purchases. These cards, targeted at business owners, are a great option if you’re a big business spender. But each has its own strengths, so read on to find out which Chase Ink card would work best for […]

Online Savings Accounts for Kids

Top Three Online Savings Accounts for Kids

One of the greatest gifts we can give a child is to teach them financial responsibility at a young age. And a savings account for children can go a long way in this effort. As my wife and I raise our two kids, now both teenagers, we can see just how important it is that […]

Spousal IRA

Is a Spousal IRA Right for Your Retirement Savings Needs?

The spousal IRA, also known as the Kay Bailey Hutchison Spousal IRA, is a special provision IRA that is available to spouses who do not work outside the home. It gives such spouses the ability to create and fund their own IRA, even though they do not earn income. This is a powerful advantage for […]

The Little Known World of Offshore Banking Exposed

The Little Known World of Offshore Banking Exposed

  Earlier this month, the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) published an enormous set of over 11.5 million confidential leaked documents. These documents exposed the offshore holdings of “political leaders, links to global scandals, and details of the hidden financial dealings of fraudsters, drug traffickers, billionaires, celebrities, sports stars and more.” This publication is […]

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