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Brian Martucci

Brian Martucci writes about credit cards, banking, insurance, travel, and more. When he's not investigating time- and money-saving strategies for Money Crashers readers, you can find him exploring his favorite trails or sampling a new cuisine. Reach him on Twitter @Brian_Martucci.
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What’s the Best Online Tax Preparation Software? TaxAct vs TurboTax vs H&R Block

In recent years, it's taken me much longer than I'd like to complete and e-file my state and federal income tax returns. That's because I've taken it upon myself to evaluate firsthand the most...
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13 Best Life Insurance Companies of 2020

According to LIMRA's 2018 Insurance Barometer, about 60% of Americans are covered by some form of life insurance. That leaves about 2 in 5 with no coverage at all. Are these people playing fast...
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19 Best Deal Websites & Online Shopping Platforms for Deep Discounts

One of the best things about shopping online is the potential for big savings. Countless websites, apps, and virtual tools offer compelling discounts, deals, coupons, and other types of help for budget-conscious digital shoppers. Check out the top ones here.
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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources for Financial Relief & More

We’ve published dozens of in-depth articles on what the coronavirus means for your finances, career, family, and health. Consider this your regularly updated master resource for answers to questions at the intersection of life, money, and the COVID-19 pandemic.
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ACA Employer Mandate for Health Insurance – Requirements & Penalties

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) obligates many U.S.-based businesses to provide health insurance coverage to their employees. The rules differ for businesses with 50 or more full-time employees. Learn about your business’ ACA health coverage requirements and some plan options available to you.
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13 Best Small-Business Checking Accounts of 2020

Most business bank accounts impose transaction limits and demand hefty minimum balances to waive monthly fees, putting small businesses at a disadvantage. But the picture isn’t uniformly bleak. These small-business checking accounts have low minimum balance requirements and plenty of fringe benefits.
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Capital One® Walmart Rewards™ Card – Review

The Capital One Walmart Rewards Card is a cash-back credit card designed for Walmart shoppers, especially those who shop online. In addition to generous cash back, this card has no annual fee and doesn’t require perfect credit. Learn more here. 
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13 Best High-Yield Checking Accounts That Pay You Interest

An impressive number of online banks offer relatively high yields on checking accounts even though interest rates are currently low by historical standards. These are among the best high-yield checking accounts at American banks and credit unions right now.
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7 Best Free Business Checking Accounts of 2020

Free checking accounts aren’t entirely absent from business banking. They’re just more difficult to find — which means small-business owners and solopreneurs need to know where to look. If you’re searching for a free business checking account for your small business, start your search here.
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How to Find the Right Job as a Physician – Employment Tips for Doctors

With a physician deficit and a growing senior population on the horizon, now is a great time to find physician jobs. The biggest challenge may be narrowing your many choices. How can you choose the right employer and effectively navigate the job search and interviewing process? Here are our tips. 
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Webull vs. Robinhood – Battle of the Commission-Free Trading Platforms

It’s easier than ever for self-directed investors to chart their own course through a complex market landscape. Both Robinhood and Webull appeal to DIY investors of all skill levels. Before deciding what best suits your needs and objectives, evaluate Webull and Robinhood on their respective merits.
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Cyber Monday Online Shopping Guide 2020 – Best Websites & Deals

Traditionally, Black Friday was the best day of the holiday shopping season to find great in-store deals on the year's hottest consumer products. Retailers and customers have celebrated Black Friday sales for decades, and...