How Find a New Home in a New City

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How Find a New Home in a New City

How Find a New Home in a New City

Visiting a new place can be a very different experience depending on your motivation for being there. If you’re seeing family or attending a conference, you may not see many of the sights or get to make your own plans. If you are on vacation, you can usually choose what and how you want to… Read More

5 Tips for Being a Smarter Renter

Personal Finance

5 Tips for Being a Smarter Renter

5 Tips for Being a Smarter Renter

Being a renter offers plenty of freedom that buying does not, but being a renter is not the same as being a smart renter. Once you decide that renting over buying is the right choice for you, it is only the beginning. Renting a place to live, moving and setting up all necessary utilities can be… Read More

7 Things That Prove Cheaper Isn’t Always Better

Personal Finance

7 Things That Prove Cheaper Isn’t Always Better

7 Things That Prove Cheaper Isn’t Always Better

Everyone wants to save a buck. Am I right? However, in our pursuit of savings, there are some things we shouldn’t skimp on. Of course, there are exceptions to every rule, but following are seven items for which spending more cash upfront can be worth every penny. 1. Paint Let’s start with your walls. Cheapo paint may… Read More

How Much Does Your Insurance Company Know About You?

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How Much Does Your Insurance Company Know About You?

How Much Does Your Insurance Company Know About You?

If you’ve applied for homeowner or car insurance lately, you probably learned quite quickly that actually applying for insurance involves answering a lot of questions about yourself. But lest you are tempted to fudge facts and try to hide driving infractions or previous homeowner claims, you may want to be aware that your insurance company… Read More

Why Apple Users May Be Seeing More Scammy Emails

Identity Theft

Why Apple Users May Be Seeing More Scammy Emails

Why Apple Users May Be Seeing More Scammy Emails

If you use an Apple device and have noticed an increase in suspicious emails, you’re not imagining things. A report from cybersecurity company CYREN says Apple users have increasingly become scam targets, noting a 246% increase in phishing sites aimed at Apple users from first quarter 2014 to third quarter 2014. Phishing includes emails, social… Read More

Working More Hours Won’t Get You a Raise, Study Finds

Personal Finance

Working More Hours Won’t Get You a Raise, Study Finds

Working More Hours Won’t Get You a Raise, Study Finds

Work martyrs, here’s even more bad news. You’re not getting ahead by putting in those night and weekend hours. In fact, according to a new study, you’re falling behind. The U.S. Travel Association recently surveyed American workers and found that vacation-taking is at a four-decade low. That’s bad enough. But this nugget tucked inside the… Read More

How Buying a Home Can Come Back to Haunt You

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How Buying a Home Can Come Back to Haunt You

How Buying a Home Can Come Back to Haunt You

If you think your pricey Halloween costume is going to set you back, just wait until you see how many costs come with buying a home. Buying a property is likely the largest financial decision you will make in your life and it’s important to do so thoughtfully. From how much house you can afford to which… Read More

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