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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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12 Simple Ways to Improve Your Credit Score Today

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Navigating the complex world of credit can feel like a daunting task. Understanding how to increase your credit score is a crucial step towards taking control of your finances. A…
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Should You Combine Finances with a Spouse?

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Combining finances with a spouse marks a significant milestone in any relationship, symbolizing a union of hearts and a melding of financial lives. While full of promise, this step brings…
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How to Create a Bare Bones Budget in 4 Easy Steps

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Have you tired of living paycheck-to-paycheck, dealing with that relentless feeling that no matter how hard you work, you never move ahead? Or, maybe you’re on maternity leave and dealing…
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The Best CD Rates of 2024

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I can still remember earning double-digit returns on high-interest CDs in the early 1980s. I had saved a little money and was locking it away in 6-month CDs earning 16%…