To be quite honest, I never used to know what our homeowner’s insurance actually covered. We were in the midst of buying our first home in 2009, and I only knew that I had to have it. Because of the time crunch (once we had found the home we wanted), we did not even take [...]

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The first summer after high school and on your way to college is definitely one to remember. You can look back at your high school years – either fondly or just happy to be done with them, while also being excited about college and everything that lies ahead. While you’ve probably focused on having a [...]

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How do you determine you are going to make a purchase? Do you simply look at the price? Maybe you compare the price to other stores or patiently wait until an item goes on sale. No matter what great of a deal you find or what kind of bargain you are getting, there is one [...]

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Santander $20/Month Bonus

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Santander is offering you a bonus of $20 per month when you use their direct deposit and bill pay features on a Santander checking and savings account. It’s Free Money Friday and the Santander offer is easy since you can automate it and it will keep repeating! How to Get Your $20 per Month Sign [...]

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The funny thing about memories is that you don’t need to spend lots of money or go to lots of far places to make them. In fact, some of the best memories can be made right in your own backyard! The most important thing is to be fully engaged in any activity that you pursue, [...]

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Back to school can come as a relief to some parents who are exhausted from an eventful summer. But on the other hand, back to school means an extra cost for stocking up on supplies and clothes for the next year. This expense may not come at the best time since it seems like you’re [...]

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A reader recently wrote in wanting to know how to become a billionaire. There is no set path to becoming a billionaire. If there was, you can be certain that I would have majored in it in college along with everyone else. Realize from the start that odds are against you becoming a billionaire. I [...]

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I’m sure you have heard that old line, “Don’t play with your food.” As much as parents may often try to get their kids to stop playing with the foods on their plates and just eat, the kids somewhat have it right. Food is fun, and eating can be a really enjoyable fun experience. Many [...]

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When I highlighted the new US Bank Checking $150 Sign Up Bonus I mentioned that the bonus offer also qualified for the START rewards program. The START program has its own bonus though, so we’re featuring it as our Free Money Friday offer this week. How to Get Your $100 Sign Up Bonus Open a [...]

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This month we featured how to get rid of your student loans (without actually paying them off), municipal bond benefits, saving at the grocery store, a review of Quicken, insurance scams and cheap vacation ideas. If you missed the most popular finance tips this month, here’s a quick overview: This Month’s Most Popular Tips: July [...]

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