Living Near These Stores Can Make Your Home More Valuable

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Living Near These Stores Can Make Your Home More Valuable

Living Near These Stores Can Make Your Home More Valuable

If you’re looking for an edge in buying a home that will appreciate in value, Zillow researchers may have found just what you’re looking for. The real estate website recently analyzed the values of millions of homes near dozens of Trader Joe’s and Whole Foods, finding that these grocery stores and higher home values are definitely... Read More

Need a Vacation? 4 Warm Places That Are Cheap to Visit Right Now

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Need a Vacation? 4 Warm Places That Are Cheap to Visit Right Now

Need a Vacation? 4 Warm Places That Are Cheap to Visit Right Now

Tired of the winter weather and dreaming of getting away for a long weekend or a full-blown holiday, but worried the cost could break the bank? We’ve talked to some travel pros who say budget-minded travel is a possibility if you know where to look. (Be sure to redeem miles when you can, and keep in... Read More

10 Overlooked Expenses That Can Ruin Your Budget

Personal Finance

10 Overlooked Expenses That Can Ruin Your Budget

10 Overlooked Expenses That Can Ruin Your Budget

Drafting a picture-perfect budget is only half the battle if you want to keep your spending in check. Following rules is the other half — and that can be challenging if you underestimate expenses or forget to incorporate a few pieces of the puzzle into your spending plan. Here are some commonly overlooked expenses that can cause you to throw... Read More

The New Credit Card That Lets You Spend Over Your Limit

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The New Credit Card That Lets You Spend Over Your Limit

The New Credit Card That Lets You Spend Over Your Limit

Credit cards give people a certain amount of flexibility when it comes to financing purchases, but there are generally limits to how much you can spend. One issuer, however, is easing these traditional restrictions for a new credit card. American Express recently launched the SimplyCash Plus Business Credit Card, a no annual fee credit card that lets business owners spend beyond their... Read More

8 Credit Card Tips That Will Last a Lifetime

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8 Credit Card Tips That Will Last a Lifetime

8 Credit Card Tips That Will Last a Lifetime

Credit card tips can change with the wind — or as you enter different stages in life. If you’re young and trying to build credit, start with a low credit limit. If you travel a lot, consider an airline or hotel credit card. If you have a lot of debt, it’s a good time to put those... Read More

Should My Partner & I Combine Our Money?

Personal Finance

Should My Partner & I Combine Our Money?

Should My Partner & I Combine Our Money?

“What’s mine is mine and what’s yours is mine,” goes an oft-repeated joke about cohabitation and marriage. As we know, though, there’s an element of truth to every joke, at least if it’s a good one. How should couples manage their finances without losing themselves? A popular question we get is should couples combine their... Read More

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