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How To Fly For Free With An Air Miles Credit Card

By: Team
With the rising price of airline fuel, many Americans are finding it increasingly difficult to purchase flights or go on family vacations. Fortunately, even if you don’t have hundreds of spare dollars lying around, there are strategies you can... Read More...
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5 Tips On How To Travel Around The World For Less

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World travel is incredibly exciting, but for most people, it remains the stuff of dreams. The one thing that prevents most people from even attempting to travel is money. What if you were able to travel the world and not break the bank? Well, it... Read More...
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7 Great Part-Time Jobs For Retirees

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The 21st century has brought many changes in the characteristics of those retiring.  Whereas retirement used to be seen as the time you left the work force for good, this is no longer the case. Bank of America Merrill Lynch in partnership with... Read More...
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How to Shop Black Friday and Cyber Monday like a Pro!

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There’s nothing so deliciously appealing as a great bargain. Just the mention of the words “Black Friday” or “Cyber Monday” can get the country’s adrenaline pumping. With this in mind, we’ve put together some handy hints to help you on your quest... Read More...
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5 Financial Mistakes to Avoid in Your 40s

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Each stage in life brings a new wave of financial responsibilities that cannot afford to be ignored. If you live your 40s the same way that you did in your 20's, with no real financial plan, then you’re bound for serious trouble ahead. Here are... Read More...
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4 Credit Mistakes to Avoid

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Naturally, you want a high credit score.  However, you might not be aware of some of the mistakes you’re making that could be negatively impacting your credit.  Read on to learn about 4 common credit errors you’ll want to... Read More...
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How to Save Money during the Holidays

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The holidays can drain your bank account very quickly if you're not careful. Follow these steps below to make sure your holiday is joyful and not stressful.1. Begin with a budget Instead of making a list of people for whom you plan to buy gifts... Read More...
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Card Review: Bank of America® Travel Rewards Credit Card

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When it comes to travel rewards credit cards, the market it heavily saturated. There are so many to choose from, it can be difficult to figure out which card is best for you. The BankAmericard Travel Rewards® Credit Card is one that stands out... Read More...
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Will Prospective Employers Check My Credit?

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If you saw your credit score tank after the recent recession, don’t worry, you’re not alone.  Many people experienced significant declines in their credit scores following the economic downturn. Still, you’re probably wondering, “Will prospective... Read More...
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Five Tips to Increase the Security of Mobile App Payments

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It seems that new stories regarding consumer data breaches explode in the media almost every week, from T-Mobile to Blue Cross Blue Shield and more.  These security compromises leave many mobile users asking, “Is it safe to use my phone to make... Read More...
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How to Save Money on Groceries During the Holidays

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The year is flying by so quickly, and in just a couple of months, the holidays will be here. At this time of year is when families get together and enjoy multiple holiday dinners and events. The average family spends nearly $1000 during the... Read More...
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When Should You Consult a Financial Advisor?

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Just landed your dream job? Bought your first home? Had a baby? Planning for retirement? All of these scenarios can be difficult to navigate on your own, but the good news is, you don't have too. Many people believe that only rich people have... Read More...

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