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How to Request a Refund if Your Credit Card Has Price Protection

Let’s say last week you caved and bought that fancy espresso machine you’ve been eyeballing. You’re happy and caffeinated, but then you see it’s $50 cheaper this week. Bummer. The good news is, if you paid with the right card, you might be able to enjoy that price drop after all.Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Here’s What to Expect from Uber’s New Credit Card 

Rewards enthusiasts, we know you love your Chase Sapphire credit card. We also know you love hopping on new cards with excellent perks, and now that Uber has jumped into the credit card world, you’re probably wondering if they’re worth your time (and the hard pull on your credit report).Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Only Buy Bitcoin If You’re Ready to Lose It

If you’ve been tempted to get in on the blockchain currency racket, first read tech writer Mark Frauenfelder’s story of losing access to $30,000 in bitcoin. Ask yourself if you could handle the stress of trying to guess a seven-digit PIN, knowing that every time you guessed wrong, your money would get locked away for…Read […]

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How to Sign Up for Health Insurance This Year

Believe it or not, the Affordable Care Act is still in effect. Most people who don’t have coverage through work can buy a plan off the Marketplace (the so-called “Obamacare plans”) for $100/month or less, starting November 1. Signing up is trickier this year, though, so we’ve put together a guide with the most…Read more… […]

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Beware Checking Account Fees When You Graduate

Money issues get real for most students when they graduate. Between making sure your student loan payments are applied correctly to keeping up with a heap of new expenses, you learn to be financially vigilant. Another money issue to watch out for? Checking account fees.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Beware Checking Account Fees When You Graduate

Money issues get real for most students when they graduate. Between making sure your student loan payments are applied correctly to keeping up with a heap of new expenses, you learn to be financially vigilant. Another money issue to watch out for? Checking account fees.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Look Up Your Doctor’s Big Pharma Connections With This Tool

Pharma companies and medical device companies give money to doctors and teaching hospitals for a variety of reasons. ProPublica found last year that most doctors take payments, and those who do are more likely to prescribe brand-name drugs. Could payments be clouding your own doctor’s judgment? The Dollars for Docs…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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How to Stop Wasting Money on Clothes

You spend hours trying on clothes, you spend hundreds (maybe more!) buying those clothes, then you open your closet and, lo and behold, nothing worth wearing. It’s a common dilemma and a financially wasteful one, too. Here are some common traps we fall into when we shop and how to get more bang for your […]

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Open a Subaccount to Save for That Epic Vacation

Some banks allow you to open a savings account inside your savings account. You give these accounts specific labels, like Quarterly Taxes or 2018 Italy trip or Game of Thrones tattoo—whatever specific thing you’re saving for. Separating this from your main account makes it easier to see your progress as you save.Read more… Continue Reading […]

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