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Personal Finance 2021-05-17T17:17:17Z
Vanguard vs Fidelity

Vanguard vs. Fidelity: How the investing apps compare

Vanguard and Fidelity offer similar investment products, but their fees, account features, and investment resources vary.
Personal Finance 2021-04-30T21:28:29Z
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The best travel rewards credit cards of May 2021

No matter your budget and your travel goals, there's a great travel rewards credit card for you — from transferable points to airline and hotel cards.
Personal Finance 2021-05-12T21:02:37Z
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If you have the Amex Platinum or Business Platinum, you're eligible for premium-airfare discounts with more than 25 airlines

The Amex International Airline Program offers discounted first class, business class, and premium economy tickets and can save you a lot of money.
Personal Finance 2021-05-24T12:28:28Z
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Personal Finance 2021-05-24T10:00:00Z
4x3 Best mortgage and refinance rates daily Purple 2021

Today's mortgage and refinance rates: May 24, 2021 | Rates rise

Mortgage and refinance rates have mostly gone up since last week, but you can still get a good rate on a fixed mortgage today.
Personal Finance 2021-05-23T13:20:00Z
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Becoming a landlord at 28 was the best money decision I've ever made for 4 reasons

Ex-Google exec Cami Galles saved every bonus and bit of money that came her way until she could afford to buy a three-unit rental property.
Personal Finance 2021-05-23T12:15:00Z

A personal finance expert got 5 pieces of money advice from her grandmother who built a $500,000 investing portfolio

Writer Jennifer Barrett learned how to invest from her grandmother, who amassed a $500,000 investing portfolio with five tricks.
Personal Finance 2021-05-23T10:00:00Z
4x3 Best mortgage and refinance rates daily Red 2021

Today's mortgage and refinance rates: May 23, 2021 | Rates increase

Most of today's mortgage rates have gone up a little since last Sunday. But you shouldn't worry about long-term, significant rates increases.
Personal Finance 2021-05-22T16:17:00Z
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6 savings accounts that make it easy to save for different goals, like an emergency fund or travel

Ally, Betterment, Capital One 360, Navy Federal, Sallie Mae, and Wealthfront make it simple to name savings goals and put money toward each one.

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Personal Finance 2021-05-21T21:32:26Z

Use these 3 Amex cards to earn maximum rewards points for every purchase you make

When you have the American Express Platinum, Gold, and Blue Business Plus cards, you'll earn bonus points on all your spending — plus get great perks.
Personal Finance 2021-05-21T21:24:53Z

Ally 合约数字币和虚拟币home mortgage review: Apply online and receive preapproval in 3 minutes

Ally 合约数字币和虚拟币home is a good option if you want a digital application experience and are looking for a conventional mortgage.
Personal Finance 2021-05-21T21:17:39Z

I always thought saving in a 401(k) or IRA was enough for retirement, but financial planners showed me 4 other smart ways to save more

Try using a Health Savings Account, avoiding high fees, getting life insurance, and becoming debt-free to keep more of your cash in retirement.
Personal Finance 2021-05-21T18:55:37Z

A 合约数字币和虚拟币home warranty protects your appliances, but it's not a substitute for 合约数字币和虚拟币homeowners insurance

A 合约数字币和虚拟币home warranty costs $350 to $700 per year on average, and it will cover the cost to repair kitchen appliances, water heaters, and more.
Personal Finance 2021-05-21T18:07:03Z

5 things I learned on TikTok that have helped me save over $1,000 so far this year

She learned the 50/30/20 rule for budgeting, tried some creative savings challenges, found new ways to score deals, and more.
Personal Finance 2021-05-21T16:59:59Z

A 38-year-old who paid off 2 mortgages years early says 2 simple tactics helped him reach his goal fast

He's paid off two mortgages since 2014 by giving himself a deadline and looking for ways to increase his income instead of cutting back his spending.
Personal Finance 2021-05-21T14:41:46Z

Marriott Bonvoy Boundless card review: A great credit card if you stay at Marriott hotels, even only a few times a year

If you want to earn points without paying a huge annual fee, the Boundless card is a great choice — and it even comes with an anniversary free night.
Personal Finance 2021-05-21T13:49:44Z

The founder of Commonstock, an investing information app, says he learned 2 money lessons from his mom that helped him build his business and grow his portfolio

Commonstock CEO David McDonough learned how to invest in things he understands and the power of compound interest from from his mom, Barbara.
Personal Finance 2021-05-21T10:00:00Z

Today's mortgage and refinance rates: May 21, 2021 | Rates decrease

Mortgage rates have decreased since last Friday, so it could be a good day to apply for preapproval and lock in an all-time low rate.
Personal Finance 2021-05-20T21:30:34Z

The best credit cards for gas purchases can earn you bonus points, miles, or cash back at the pump

Maximize your spending at gas stations by using a credit card that earns bonus rewards on fuel — and some cards earn extra in other categories, too.
Personal Finance 2021-05-20T20:50:58Z

Fidelity Go review: Automated investing with low fees and no account minimum

The Fidelity Go account is best for investors who prefer the hands-off route of automated investment management. We show you how it works.
Personal Finance 2021-05-20T20:33:41Z

See all our bank reviews — from brick-and-mortar to online institutions — in one place

Here are all of Insider's bank reviews, split into brick-and-mortar and online banks, then sorted alphabetically.
Personal Finance 2021-05-20T20:28:17Z

Navy Federal Credit Union review: Contact customer support 24/7 and receive ATM fee refunds

Navy Federal Credit Union pays high interest rates, and most checking accounts refund ATM fees charged by providers.
Transportation 2021-05-20T20:04:07Z

How to finance a car purchased on Carvana

Carvana doesn't just sell used cars online, it also offers in-house financing to all eligible buyers. Here's how it works.
Personal Finance 2021-05-20T19:54:23Z

5 credit card benefits that can protect your summer travels, from rental car coverage to trip cancellation insurance

If you're hitting the road this summer, you'll want to use a credit card with perks like roadside assistance, baggage insurance, and trip insurance.
Personal Finance 2021-05-20T19:26:43Z

The best budgeting apps of May 2021

Whether you want to get a handle on your finances or build a budget with your partner, here are our picks for the best budgeting apps
Personal Finance 2021-05-20T18:36:28Z

The best VA mortgage lenders of May 2021

Rocket Mortgage, Bank of America, Navy Federal Credit Union, and Veterans United are just a few of our favorite VA mortgage lenders.
Personal Finance 2021-05-20T16:37:34Z

The 2 simple steps I took to save over $500 on my car loan

She checked her credit score and knew that she was in a good position to shop around for the best rate and negotiate with the dealer.
Personal Finance 2021-05-20T15:59:47Z

15 bank accounts that will process your paycheck up to 2 days faster with early direct deposit

Banks make more money by holding onto your direct deposits, but not all banks take this route. Some can get your paycheck 2 days early.
Personal Finance 2021-05-20T14:27:33Z

The smartest advice for building wealth can be summed up in a single sentence

In the latest issue of Personal Finance Insider: Summing up the smartest advice for building wealth in a single sentence.
Personal Finance 2021-05-20T14:13:47Z

I got terrible investing advice from a financial advisor years ago, but it led me to my dream career

At 21, she asked a financial advisor how best to invest her money. He recommended maxing out a Roth IRA and doing nothing else until her 50s.
Personal Finance 2021-05-20T10:00:00Z

Today's mortgage and refinance rates: May 20, 2021 | Rates shift

Today's mortgage and refinance rates are higher than they were last Thursday, but many rates are down since this time last month.
Personal Finance 2021-05-19T22:22:01Z

The best credit cards for groceries can earn you bonus points, miles, or cash back at the supermarket

Earn up to 10x Amex points at the supermarket, or up to 6% cash back — and some of these cards earn a bonus on dining out and other categories, too.
Personal Finance 2021-05-19T21:59:33Z

How credit card points and benefits saved me $500 on my first trip 合约数字币和虚拟币home to see family since the pandemic started

A three-day trip 合约数字币和虚拟币home to see family would have cost nearly $1,000, but points and perks from the JetBlue Plus card helped shave off half that cost.
Personal Finance 2021-05-19T21:57:08Z

CrowdStreet review: Commercial real estate investing for individuals with a high net worth

CrowdStreet offers a variety of commercial real estate investment options, but you need a minimum net worth of $1 million to get started.
Personal Finance 2021-05-19T14:31:14Z

7 tips for choosing a neighborhood when you're ready to buy a 合约数字币和虚拟币home

When buying a 合约数字币和虚拟币home, the neighborhood will affect your budget in more ways than one. It will also probably affect you overall quality of life.
Personal Finance 2021-05-19T13:39:10Z

5 must-have money conversations before becoming a stepmom

To prepare for blended family life, would-be stepmoms and their partners should set expectations up front, and decide how to handle assets and debts.
Personal Finance 2021-05-19T13:30:41Z

I just bought a house in a red-hot market after 5 rejected offers, and I have 6 dos and don'ts for anyone thinking about buying right now

Prospective 合约数字币和虚拟币homebuyers should find a strong realtor who's ready for the challenge of shopping in this market. And don't write a letter to the sellers.
Personal Finance 2021-05-19T10:00:00Z

Today's mortgage and refinance rates: May 19, 2021 | Rates waver

Mortgage rates have increased today since last Wednesday, but rates have fluctuated over the last month. Rates are still relatively low.
Personal Finance 2021-05-18T21:58:48Z

The best credit cards for earning bonus rewards on streaming services, like Netflix, Spotify, and Amazon Prime Video

If you subscribe to streaming services like Hulu, Spotify, Disney+, or HBO, use a credit card that offers bonus rewards on this monthly expense.
Personal Finance 2021-05-18T21:37:43Z

11 benefits that make Chase Sapphire Reserve a must-have for frequent travelers

From trip cancellation insurance, travel credits, and savings with Lyft and DoorDash, these perks can make life easier if you're always on the road.
Personal Finance 2021-05-18T21:36:02Z

Carver State Bank review: Black-owned bank with high CD interest rates

Carver State Bank is a Black-owned bank in Savannah, Georgia. Its savings rates are low, but it pays high rates on CDs.
Personal Finance 2021-05-18T21:34:04Z

Credit Union of Atlanta review: Minority-led credit union with high interest rates on share certificates

Credit Union of Atlanta is a minority-led institution with a scholarship program for students. It has large shared branch and free ATM networks.
Personal Finance 2021-05-18T20:43:53Z

A personal finance expert explains when it's a good idea to stop making credit card payments

Paying off your credit cards shouldn't be a priority if you're struggling financially, according to personal finance expert Michelle Singletary.
Personal Finance 2021-05-18T15:40:05Z

The Capital One Savor cards now earn bonus cash back on streaming services, plus higher rewards on groceries

The Capital One Savor cards have added streaming as a permanent bonus category, plus a higher rate of 3% cash back at grocery stores on both cards.
Personal Finance 2021-05-18T14:56:27Z

Big banks may soon approve you for a credit card even if you don't have a credit score, but until then there are other options

The pilot project would allow banks to consider an applicant's banking history, such as checking and savings account balances and overdraft usage.
Personal Finance 2021-05-18T13:49:35Z

Financial advisors say it's not too late to invest in Bitcoin, but there are a few things you must do with your money first

Financial advisors say it's wise to invest no more than 5% of your assets in crypto, and cover your financial basics first.
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