Day: December 30, 2020

What You Should Know About The New Unemployment Programs

December 30, 2020

Two unemployment programs created by the CARES Act — Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) and Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation (PEUC) — expired on Saturday.  Fortunately, the programs were extended as part of the $900 billion stimulus package President Trump signed on Sunday, preventing millions from losing critical financial support. The relief bill will also provide a […]

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Tips To Use A Balance Transfer Credit Card For Getting Out Of Debt

December 30, 2020

It’s not uncommon for people to go into debt around the holidays. Between travel, decorations, seasonal clothes, means, and of course, gifts, the costs add up fast.  To cover these expenses, many people use credit cards. Cashback and bonus points can offset some of the cost, but credit cards typically have some of the highest […]

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Thinking Of Getting A Bridge Loan? Consider These Tips Before You Do

December 30, 2020

Are you looking to move in 2021? Then you might have heard of something called a bridge loan. People often seek out these types of loans to purchase their new house before their current home sells.  A bridge loan sounds like an easy fix when you’re temporarily strapped for cash. However, these loans do have […]

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Stimulus Checks Could Go Out As Soon As Wednesday

December 30, 2020

If you qualify for a second stimulus check, you won’t have to wait long.  According to a Tuesday tweet from Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, the distribution process will begin “as early as tonight,” which means some people may wake up with $600 more dollars in their bank account on Wednesday.  To track the status of […]

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Best Balance Transfer Cards For Good/Excellent Credit — January 2021

December 30, 2020

Is getting out of debt your goal for the new year? Then you might want to consider a balance transfer credit card.  Paying off outstanding balances is a challenge, but these cards make it easier — and faster. That’s because many balance transfer cards offer zero-APR for 12 to 18 months, which means more of […]

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