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In order to be approved for new credit cards or loans, it’s vital to have a good credit score. But what is a good credit score? Credit scores around 700 are considered “good” by the Fair Isaac Corporation, or FICO. You might think you can cruise if you’ve got a score of 700, but you […]Read more
BE PREPARED Preparing and filing taxes can be expensive, but free or cheap options are available to most Americans. Low- to middle-income earners may even qualify for free in-person help from volunteers trained by the Internal Revenue Service. Here are 11 tax preparation and filing services for frugal taxpayers.Read more
Shopping for health insurance is enough to increase anyone’s blood pressure. And if that doesn’t do it, the price of premiums might. But there are ways to find affordable health insurance and craft a savings strategy that suits your healthcare spending needs while minimizing your out-of-pocket costs and maximizing your tax benefits.Read more
An emergency fund is an important asset that you will hopefully never have to use. What some perceive as frivolous expense is really a key part of planning for the future. Any number of unwelcome occurrences could prompt withdrawal from an emergency account — from medical bills to a broken refrigerator. For anyone other than […]Read more
Television shows can go through some drastic changes as their runs increase. As original cast members leave and new cast members join, the show can look a lot different from when it started. That includes shows like “Grey’s Anatomy,” which only has four original cast members remaining. Other shows are made to constantly change, like […]Read more