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The Highest Interest Rates for April 2024

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The Federal Reserve last raised interest rates by 0.25% on July 26, 2023. The hike is an effort to help bring inflation down. While higher interest rates are not great…
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Best IRA CD Rates for April 2024

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I recently learned that my father has decided to cash out his UPS pension. The immediate question from my dad was, “How do I avoid paying taxes on this thing?”…
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The 10 Best Online Banks – April 2024

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With more online banks available now than ever before, finding the best online bank has never been easier. In this article, we’ll explain how online banks work, whether or not…
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Best Bonuses for Business Checking Accounts in 2024

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Business owners know that every dollar counts. Now that you have some cash flow, your deposits and expenses mustn’t get mixed up with your expenditures. A separate business checking account…
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7 Best Second Chance Checking Accounts of 2024

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I’ve had a checking account since college, and frankly, it’s hard to imagine living without one. For some people, however, getting approved for a traditional checking account is impossible. And…

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The Best Money Apps for Kids and Teens in 2024

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I grew up learning many financial lessons from my parents. Unfortunately, most of these were learned by watching my parents make bad decisions that I was determined not to repeat…

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25 Powerful Tips and Tools to Get Out of Debt

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Here is one of the most frequently asked questions in all of personal finance: “How do I get out of debt?” At one level, eliminating debt is simply about following…
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100 Quick and Easy Ways to Improve Your Finances

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Anyone who has their finances in order will tell you it’s not a set-it-and-forget-it type of system. Situations are always changing and it’s important to always keep an eye on…
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How Much Should You Save for a Home?

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Buying a home is nerve-wracking, even in the best of times. Add in record-high interest rates and skyrocketing home prices, and it can seem almost impossible. But what really may…
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The 8 Best Budget Apps for Couples in 2024

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The best budget apps for couples can help manage your money and investments together. Some tools, however, are better than others when it comes to joint finances. We look at…
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How to Create a Simple Budget in Under 10 Minutes

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I hate budgeting. I’ve tried using Quicken, YNAB, and even fancy spreadsheets. The results are always the same. I start strong, but within a few weeks, I lose interest in…