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How to Cancel a Credit Card Safely

One would think that canceling a credit card would look good on your credit report. You’ve got less available credit, and therefore less of a chance to get into overwhelming debt. 

However, cancelling a credit card the wrong way can, in fact, damage your credit score and even cost you money.

Does Checking Your Credit Score Lower Your Rating?

Ready for some good news? If you want to check your credit score, you can do so without worrying about lowering it. In fact, it's a good idea to keep an eye on your score, especially if you are planning on borrowing soon or are concerned about errors on your report.

Yieldstreet Review 2021: Easy Access to Alternative Investments

Physical assets are becoming a popular investment hedge so that you don't have your entire investment portfolio in the stock market. But investing in tangible assets can be difficult and expensive compared to buying stock and bond index funds.

Yieldstreet can simplify investing in alternative assets including art, real estate, and business contracts.

Associated Bank New Account Promotions – up to $500 Bonus

If you live in the Midwest where Associated Bank operates, you could get up to $500 to open an account.

Associated Bank is one of the few that will offer a good initial bonus just for the account and direct deposit but then follow that up with a higher bonus when you deposit more cash. And from a deposit to bonus ratio, it's one of the best offers out there.

10 Best Online Will Makers for 2021

67% of Americans don’t have a will.
Luckily, there are several online will makers that can help you write your own will for much cheaper than that

The best online will makers are affordable and offer all of the common forms you’ll need such as a Last Will and Testament, Living Will forms, Power of Attorney forms, and more.

How to Wire Money: Step-by-Step Instructions

Wire transfers are used to transfer money from one person to another quickly. Banks and other financial institutions can do this and often charge a fee to both send and receive funds. But be careful, wire transfers usually can't be undone. This feature makes them a favorite tool of scammers.

Lessons from a $69,425 Homeowners Insurance Claim

I explain what happened, how we responded (step by step what we did to fix everything), and then I round it up with some lessons learned, what we'd do differently, and how we would prepare for this better in the future. I hope you can find some value in our headache!

Stansberry Research Review: Investing Newsletters for Everyone

Stock selection is one of the biggest challenges for investors of individual stocks. In response to that, an entire industry of investment advisories has grown up over the years. One of the most popular investment advisory services of the past two decades has been Stansberry Research.

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