You Must Take Cyber Monday Sales as Seriously as Black Friday

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  I used to be the kind of person who would just go to retail stores and buy anything without comparison shopping. Comparison shopping and hunting for bargains among enthusiastic throngs of spree shoppers wasn’t my thing. But in the digital age and the advent of online shopping, you have so many options to save money relative to the 20th century. It’s why you should know the differences between...

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Before You Finalize That Mortgage, Here Are Ultra-Cheap Ways to Get a Home

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I am divorced. It is not a subject I enjoy talking about. We struggled financially when I was married. One unrequited dream of mine was to surprise my ex with a new house. Especially during the holidays. But real life always gets in the way. It’s no joke trying to finalize a mortgage. I never thought realistically about financing. Or, FHA loans that may have applied to my circumstances. I wished...

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Making Vacation Dollars Last – Chile

I sincerely believe that human beings turn into lemmings whenever summer comes around. And especially so during the high-peak vacation period. I understand the need to want to go on vacation during times of the year when the weather is optimally enjoyable. Still, over 100 million Americans will go on vacation in 2019.  Most people pay over $4,600 to go on vacation. Then, over 75% of those people...

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Airlines Probably Owe You $ For Disruptions – Know your Rights

How many of us have ever been delayed for a flight by an airline for multiple hours? And by multiple hours I mean over two or three? I have been flying for over 20 years and it has happened to me more than once. The helplessness that a passenger feels in such situations can be overpowering. Maybe we, as passengers, expect everything to go right when we enter an airport. But more often than not, they...

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