The Best Credit Cards for College Students

Many college students these days graduate with an unmanageable level of debt. This is an issue that must be addressed. But from renting an apartment to setting up utilities, what’s also true is that college is a great time to start building your credit score. And good credit pays dividends, both in school and after […]

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The Best Credit Cards for New Homeowners

The Best Credit Cards for New Homeowners

Congratulations! You’re a new homeowner. But with the cost of homeownership up around 73% over the past few decades, the expense of purchasing a house has likely left you feeling a little strapped. That’s especially true because once you’ve purchased your property, the expenses don’t stop there.  The average monthly cost of owning a home, […]

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Expensivity by the Square Foot: Palaces, Castles, and Mansions

In Xanadu did Kubla Khan a stately pleasure dome decree… How do the abodes of today’s ultra-rich compare with the established residences of royalty? If you’re looking for splash and pizzazz, especially with respect to raw square footage, today’s ultra-rich mostly don’t measure up to the royal families and rulers of yesteryear. On the other […]

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The 2021 US Pizza Index

America’s love story with pizza is 75 years old – and Americans started flirting with pizza pie well over a century ago. Lombardi’s, in New York City, is most commonly cited as America’s first pizzeria – this Little Italy joint opened in 1905. Pizza-chomping Italians had entered the States before the turn of the 20th […]

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Ladder Life Insurance

Ladder Life Insurance Review 2021

Who better to purchase a life insurance policy from than a company founded by an individual who experienced the benefits of life insurance firsthand? Ladder, an online third-party administrator of life insurance policies affiliated with both Allianz Life Insurance Company of New York and Fidelity Security Life, is one such company. Jamie Hale, the CEO […]

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Zander Life Insurance

Zander Life Insurance Review 2021

Curious about the many online platforms to buy life insurance? Something to be aware of about all these different websites is that most of them only quote you coverage from a single company or just a limited number of companies.  This doesn’t mean you’re getting a bad deal.  But think of it this way: most […]

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Bestow Life Insurance Review

Bestow Life Insurance Review 2021

Nobody wants to think about the end of their life, no matter how old they are. It’s important, though, to plan for what might happen after you’re gone. That way, your loved ones will be well taken care of, and all your accounts will be settled. Buying a life insurance policy is an important part […]

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Marcus Personal Loan

Marcus Personal Loans Review 2021

Marcus Personal Loans are a great choice for anyone with good to excellent credit seeking a quick source of funding, or wanting to consolidate debt into one, convenient monthly payment. Best of all, Marcus offers fixed rates, flexible terms, and unsecured loans with few fees. But although Marcus is a great choice for a personal […]

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Metropolitan Life Insurance Review

Metropolitan Life Insurance Review 2021

No matter what stage you’re at in life, purchasing an insurance policy, or insurance policies can be a big decision. Why not go with one of the most trusted names in the business, Metropolitan Life, also known as MetLife?  What’s more, MetLife merged with State Farm in 2021, another high-profile and reputable entity in the […]

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Avant Personal Loan

Avant Personal Loan Review

Using a personal loan to consolidate high-interest debt or simply make a big purchase has many advantages, not least of which, personal loans typically offer much lower interest rates than a credit card.  For this reason, loans of this sort are a great way to consolidate debt into one convenient monthly payment or to make […]

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