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19 POSTS 0 COMMENTSTJ is a Boston-based writer who focuses on credit cards, credit, and bank accounts. When he's not writing about all things personal finance, he enjoys cooking, esports, soccer, hockey, and games of the video and board varieties.
Chicken and turkey are two of the most popular meats in the U.S. But there are always so many leftovers, and eating the same chicken or turkey sandwich gets tiresome. Thankfully, these recipes let you repurpose leftover turkey or chicken into new and exciting meals.
Your credit history is an incredibly important part of your financial life, impacting the loans you can qualify for, the interest rates and fees you pay to borrow, and even your ability to land some jobs. What can you do right now to build your credit history fast? Find out here.
Keeping track of your money and how you spend it is important, and there are plenty of tools available to help you manage your personal finances. Why should you bother using a personal finance budgeting app and what can these types of apps do for you to make your life easier? Read on to learn more.
You can break most investing strategies down into two categories: active investing and passive investing. Both strategies can work, and each has pros and cons. Read on to learn more about active and passive investing, and decide which approach is right for you.
Real estate investing can be very complex. AcreTrader is a company that helps everyday people invest in an often-overlooked type of real estate: farmland. Can investing in American farmland through AcreTrader be lucrative? Read on to learn the pros and cons to decide if it’s right for you.
Investing in the stock market is one of the best ways to build wealth over the long term, but getting started can feel confusing and overwhelming. The good news is investing is more accessible than ever. Here’s how you can get started and set yourself up for investing success.
Laptops can be expensive, but they don’t have to cost an arm and a leg. You can buy a perfectly serviceable computer without having to break the bank. Learn about what basic specifications you should look for in an inexpensive laptop, and find out the best budget laptops you can find for under $850.
Health insurance can be expensive, and there are many options with different cost structures. If you’re looking for a plan with a low monthly cost, a high-deductible health plan might be a good choice. Read on to learn when a high-deductible health plan makes sense and what you should watch out for.
When you transfer money into a brokerage account, you’ll probably notice the balance goes into a money market fund as a holding space for uninvested cash. But what precisely are money market funds? Learn how they work — and what separates a good money market fund from a bad one.
Micro-investing is a way to get started investing with a small balance, often as little as $1. Over time, you can build up your savings and move on to investing outside of micro-investing apps. These micro-investing apps are the best to get you started.
Getting married is exciting, but it can also be stressful, especially when issues arise around money. If you’re newly married or about to settle down with your significant other, there are ways to manage your money together that can spare your relationship a lot of distress. Read on for our best tips.
Micro-investing means making very small investments over a long period of time. Micro-investing platforms make it easy to get started and get your money into the market. Are you ready to dip your toe into investing a little at a time? Learn how to begin here.
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