Reality check: holiday shopping often has the potential to be overwhelming, stressful, and plain awful. You have to brave overpriced items, your favorite gifts going out of stock, and the shocking credit card bill at the end of the harrowing adventure. But shopping experiences don’t always have to be that way. We’ve compiled a list…

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As of November 2020, there was a whopping $49 billion in unclaimed funds waiting to be claimed according to SmartAsset. Due to financial woes, states are quick to disperse unclaimed money from bank accounts, insurance, policies, and other forgotten holdings. Though this concept may be foreign to you, it isn’t necessarily rare. It’s estimated that…

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According to the U.S. Department of Labor, 20.5 million people lost their jobs in April. As a result, many are now facing the prospect that they could lose their job-based health insurance plan. Between the loss of income and the potential financial impact of having to pay out-of-pocket for medical care, the result could be…

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It’s likely that you’ve been driving a lot less than normal recently, if you’re working from home and only going out for essential errands. That may actually not be good for your car — they’re designed to be driven, after all — and could end up costing you money in the long run. The good…

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Check Your Credit Score Regularly One of the first signs that you’re maturing is when you become concerned about your credit. Good grades are the mark of success in school, and high credit scores are evidence that you’re maintaining financial responsibility. Once you have a high credit rating, however, how safe is your score? Credit…

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