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38 Best New Bank Account Promotions & Offers – October 2019

It's possible to make $100s just by opening up a bank account. But sorting through the best offers can be tricky.At Money Crashers, we...
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8 Things to Put in Your Safe Deposit Box (and What...

When your belongings are locked up in a box at the bank, you can only access them when the bank is open — which is a big problem for papers you might need to access in an emergency. And there are some physical valuables that, for one reason or another, are best stored elsewhere. So if you have a safe deposit box, here’s a rundown of what’s best to store and not to store in it. And if you don’t, here are some of the items that might make you consider getting one.
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7 Tips for Home Fire Safety & Protection to Keep Your...

It’s the middle of the night, and a faint roaring, crackling sound has woken you from sleep. You smell smoke and open your bedroom...
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5 Things to Do Next After Paying Off Your Student Loan...

I graduated with an MFA in 2008 and about $37,000 in debt from my master’s and undergrad programs combined. For the next few years,...
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Moving for a Job: Tax-Deductible Expenses & Relocation Assistance

Did you move to take a new job this year, or are you considering moving for work in the near future?According to the U.S....
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Digital Money, IDs & Payments: A World Without Wallets Is Closer...

Cash will never completely disappear. How else will the Marty and Wendy Byrdes of the world launder their money? Still, the role of cash, physical...
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7 Things You Need to Do Now to Prepare for the...

In the TV show "Game of Thrones," the motto of House Stark is "Winter is coming." These words serve as a warning; even in...
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How to Survive a Job Without Benefits: DIY Health Insurance, Retirement...

Around the time of the 2008 financial crisis, a new buzzword hit the scene: gig economy. It referred to the growing number of people...
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6 Best Ways to Send or Transfer Money Internationally With Less...

People send money overseas for many reasons. According to data from the World Bank, migrants living in the U.S. sent an estimated $625 billion to...
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8 Financial Mistakes to Avoid After Getting Divorced

Even if you’re happy to part ways with your partner, divorce sucks. Depending on how many assets you shared with your partner and how you...
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18 Best Free Checking Accounts at U.S. Banks

It's becoming increasingly difficult to find truly free checking accounts. At many banks, you're now required to pay a monthly maintenance fee for the privilege...
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How to Build an Emergency Cash Fund When You Have Irregular...

Contingent (temporary) workers, independent contractors (freelancers and solopreneurs), on-call workers, temporary help agency workers, and workers provided by contract firms often struggle to string together workable household budgets. And it's even harder to build emergency savings sufficient to cover the recommended three to six months of living expenses. But it's still possible to build a comfortable emergency cash fund that’s distinct from your retirement, home maintenance, and short-term goal savings fund - even if you don't always know how much your next paycheck will be.