Angie’s List Is Now Free (Kind Of)

Personal Finance

Angie’s List Is Now Free (Kind Of)

Angie’s List Is Now Free (Kind Of)

Good news, home improvers: Angie’s List is now offering free membership. The home reviews site, which has grown to more than 10 million subscribers, announced its Green tier earlier this month, which will allow members to access reviews free-of-charge. The company also revealed two new premium membership tiers, Silver and Gold, which offer guarantees of services beyond the reviews.... Read More

10 Hacks Everyone Should Know Before Hitting the Beach

Personal Finance

10 Hacks Everyone Should Know Before Hitting the Beach

10 Hacks Everyone Should Know Before Hitting the Beach

While I’ve never been in the ocean, I’ve spent time almost every summer of my life at the beach, enjoying the long sandy shoreline along Lake Michigan. Over the years, I’ve developed an arsenal of strategies to maximize the fun of these trips, while minimizing potential inconvenience. However, even I found some new tips and... Read More

Need to Register to Vote? Just Google It

Personal Finance

Need to Register to Vote? Just Google It

Need to Register to Vote? Just Google It

Thursday’s crowning of Donald Trump as the Republican presidential candidate has ushered in the beginning of the real battle for the White House. Regardless of whether you support Trump, his presumptive Democratic rival Hillary Clinton or neither, you won’t be able to voice your opinion in the November election if you aren’t registered to vote.... Read More

14 Ways to Never Pay Full Price for Anything

Personal Finance

14 Ways to Never Pay Full Price for Anything

14 Ways to Never Pay Full Price for Anything

A decade ago, retailers sold 15% to 20% of their merchandise at a discount. Today, they sell 40% to 45% at a discount, according to professional bargain hunter Mark Ellwood. “Never pay full price for anything — ever,” the journalist and author of “Bargain Fever: How to Shop in a Discounted World” tells USA Today. “If... Read More

Which Credit Card Should I Close?

Credit Cards

Which Credit Card Should I Close?

Which Credit Card Should I Close?

Perhaps you finally got yourself out of credit card debt — congratulations, by the way. Or maybe you’re simply running out of room in your wallet for the stack of plastic you have. No matter what the reason, if you’re considering closing a credit card account, consider this first: “In most of the cases we see,... Read More

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