Is it worth buying travel insurance? Yes, but not from airlines

Travel insurance has become more mainstream than ever thanks to the relentless onslaught of COVID-19 on the travel industry. It is promoted by travel agents and planners and is featured prominently on the checkout page of hotel and airline websites. But should you buy travel insurance? And what does travel insurance cover? The answer to […]

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Top Tips When Buying a Home for the First Time

If this is your first time buying a home, there are a few important things to consider when buying a home. This is a huge life-changing decision, both financially and in terms of lifestyle. Arm yourself with this information to make the best decision. Buying a house: first steps First, the main to-do list items […]

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5 things to know after buying a house

My wife Holly and I bought a new house a few months ago. While Money Under 30’s First Time Home Buying Guide helped us polish the buying process, there were some surprises after closing and during the first few weeks of moving in. So what were those surprises? Which home renovation do you prefer? Where […]

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Bonus offers to avoid: buying points, redeeming points for gift cards.

The content of this page is accurate as of the publication date; however, some offers from our partners may have expired. Browse our list of the best credit cards or use our CardMatch™ tool to find the cards that suit your needs. While earning points with a Rewards credit card is relatively easy, cardholders often […]

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Things I Wish I Knew Before Buying My First Home I MoneyUnder30

Just a few months ago, Holly and I began the home buying process as follows: Source: The Lord of the Rings. And just a few weeks ago it ended like this: Source: Despite the fact that we are both obsessed with research, and people have been posting home buying advice for decades, some aspects […]

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Is it worth buying cryptocurrency in 2022?

Cryptocurrency prices are falling. Descent. After a tick-tock-tick above $69,000 in November, the Bitcoin roller coaster dipped to a low of just $35,000 at the end of January. Ethereum and other popular altcoins followed a similar trajectory, wiping out $1 trillion in total from the crypto market in a matter of weeks. However, if you […]

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4 things to know before buying a private home

So, you want to buy a single family home? A good choice. My better half and I just miraculously won a contract in Atlanta’s hot housing market and we couldn’t be happier with our choice. That said, there are certainly things I was glad to know—and wish I knew—before buying a detached house with no […]

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Buying Apple stock? 5 things to consider first

Apple stock has been one of the most profitable in modern history. According to the company, there are now more than 1 billion iPhones in active use around the world. Given Apple’s brand awareness and innovative products, it’s no surprise that many people are interested in adding AAPL to their portfolio. But does Apple stock […]

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9 smart home buying tips from real estate experts

Wise choice of bread There are right and wrong ways to buy a house. The latter of which will cost you a lot of unnecessary money, stress and frustration. However, use the best practices suggested by the real estate experts below and you will walk away a winner with a smile on your face and […]

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9 First Time Buying Mistakes to Avoid

Whenever the decision is about money, there is a lot of pressure. Buying a home is no exception – it’s a stressful process, especially since there are many moving parts and significant financial implications if you make a mistake. To help you overcome the hurdles and potentially save some serious money, I’ve highlighted nine common […]

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