Author: Corinne Arboleda

10 Effortless Ways to Save More

November 23, 2020

Simple changes in your day-today habits can save you more money in an effortless way. Below are 10 tips to try today and get more value for less. 1. Collect rewards. There are plenty of rewards programs out there. Check out retailers for discounts, cash backs, and points that can save you money whenever you […]

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What Are Your Options When You Have Too Much Debt?

November 23, 2020

Are you struggling to get out from under a mountain of debt? Does it seem like no matter what you do, you’ll never be able to pay off that credit card or loan? You don’t have to handle it alone. US News My Money offers a few ideas that can help relieve some of this […]

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6 Pandemic Relief Measures That Expire This Year

November 23, 2020

When the COVID-19 pandemic first broke out in the US, Congress quickly approved a variety of unprecedented measures to help Americans and the economy during the historical crisis. These provisions included supplemental unemployment insurance, student loan deferment, and an eviction moratorium for renters and homeowners. Most of these critical measures expired over the summer. Now, […]

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Best Credit Cards For Young Adults

November 18, 2020

There are many reasons why a young adult would want to get a credit card. Perhaps you need one to help cover a considerable expense, or you want to build your credit. Whatever the reason, you have many options, even if your credit history is limited or could use some work.  According to Money Under […]

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Refinance Your Private Student Loans Today

November 17, 2020

How To Refinance Your Private Student Loans Refinancing your student loans is an excellent way to save money on your monthly interest payments. But if you’re unfamiliar with the process, it can be overwhelming. Typically, though, it’s as simple as comparing lenders, choosing the best offer, and applying. If your application is accepted, the new […]

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States That Still Offer $300 LWA Payments

November 16, 2020

President Trump created the Lost Wages Assistance (LWA) program shortly after the enhanced unemployment benefits included in the CARES Act expired. Under this executive action, the president directed funds from FEMA to provide unemployment recipients an extra $300 per week in addition to their regular state benefits.  As this program is also drawing to an […]

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Why You Need To Use Your Credit Card

November 16, 2020

Personal finance professionals frequently warn against credit cards because they are an easy way to rack up a large amount of debt. However, if you can be responsible with your credit card, you can enjoy many more benefits than your debit card could ever offer. Investopedia offers ten reasons why using your credit card can […]

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7 Secret Habits of Rich People

November 13, 2020

Rich people are often just like you. The difference is they are able to manage their money better. Below are seven habits of the rich that you probably did not know. 1. They are cheap. Guess who clips coupons? It is probably not your neighbor but the rich guy on that fancy apartment in town. […]

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Best Debit Card Rewards Programs

November 10, 2020

You’ve seen plenty of credit card promotions offering generous rewards for new applicants. But what about debit cards?  Banks and credit unions that offer rewards for debit card purchases are few and far between. But if you look hard enough, you will find a financial institution that provides debit card rewards programs. Granted, these perks […]

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Can You Qualify For PEUC?

November 10, 2020

Can you still receive the Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation (PEUC), a 13-week unemployment benefits extension, even if your regular benefits ran out?  The simple answer: Yes.  If you qualified for Unemployment Insurance Compensation (UIC) and depleted your state UI benefits, you can apply for the 13-week PEUC extension. Additionally, if you did not receive payments […]

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