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  1. 17 Ways to Save at Lowe’s

    03.30 / 05:15 credit.com Credit.com - Personal Finance
    Whether you’re finishing your basement, fixing a leaky bathroom faucet or trying your hand at built-in bookshelves for your family room, Lowe’s is your one-stop-shop for all things home improvement related. While it can be super-easy to spend a ton of cash there, it’s also just as easy to save. Here’s how. 1. Wait for... Read More The post 17 Ways to Save at Lowe’s appeared first on Credit.co…
  2. How to Fix the Big Things You Hate About Your Credit Cards

    03.30 / 05:15 credit.com Credit.com - Personal Finance
    Credit cards may be in the wallets of most Americans, but not everyone is happy with their travel companion. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) released its monthly snapshot of consumer complaints in the financial services industry this week. The report, which regularly focuses on a different financial product to highlight consumer complaint trends, focused... Read More The post How to Fix the Big Things You Hate About Your Credit Cards appeared first on…
  3. How to Enjoy Your Vacation Without Getting Scammed

    03.29 / 23:51 credit.com Credit.com - Personal Finance
    Spring has begun, which means open season on travelers who aren’t well-versed in the various scams waiting for them on the seamier side of paradise. While the scams abound, being forewarned is forearmed. Here are some typical scams that can ruin your vacation, drawn from my book Swiped: How to Protect Yourself in a World... Read More The post How to Enjoy Your Vacation Without Getting Scammed appeared first on C…
  4. This Is Not Your Father’s 401K: The Retirement Product You Should Know About

    03.29 / 18:56 credit.com Credit.com - Personal Finance
    Chances are you’re like most Americans and, regardless of your age, you aren’t saving enough for retirement, if you’re actually saving anything at all. Nearly 40 million U.S. households (45%) have no retirement assets, according to a recent report by the National Institute on Retirement Security, and half of those households are headed by someone... Read More The post This Is Not Your Father’s 401K: The Retirement Product You Should Know About appeared first on Credi…
  5. Is a 50-Year Mortgage a Good Move?

    03.29 / 17:42 credit.com Credit.com - Personal Finance
    Are you looking to afford a new mortgage? A 50-year mortgage may be an option, but here are some things to consider when looking at a long mortgage term. These loans are not bought and sold by Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac. They are smaller banks and portfolio lenders that offer unique financing and, as... Read More The post Is a 50-Year Mortgage a Good Move? appeared first on…
  6. 50 Things to Know If You Haven’t Done Your Taxes Yet

    03.29 / 04:38 credit.com Credit.com - Personal Finance
    You’re motivated by a deadline, you’re busy, you’re still getting organized — whatever the reason, you haven’t filed your taxes yet. That’s not a huge deal (there’s a deadline for a reason), but still, waiting until the last minute to file your taxes means you might be rushed. And that means there’s a higher likelihood of... Read More The post 50 Things to Know If You Haven’t Done Your Taxes Yet appeared first on Cr…
  7. How to Find a Starter Home in a Hot Housing Market

    03.29 / 04:38 credit.com Credit.com - Personal Finance
    An overheated real estate market is never good news for buyers in search of a budget-friendly starter home. But thanks to increased confidence in the economy, leading more people to make large purchases like new homes, that’s exactly the type of real estate market 2017 is ushering in. According to a recent report from the... Read More The post How to Find a Starter Home in a Hot Housing Market appeared first on C…
  8. 4 Ways to Get Max Value From Discover Cash Back Rewards

    03.29 / 04:38 credit.com Credit.com - Personal Finance
    There are a lot of cash back rewards programs out there so it’s important to compare them and have a full understanding of what they each offer to make sure you find the one that is right for you. With that in mind, we thought we’d break down what the Discover Cash Back Rewards program... Read More The post 4 Ways to Get Max Value From Discover Cash Back Rewards appeared first on…
  9. Marriott Rewards Premier Credit Card Rolls Out Cool 100K-Point Bonus

    03.28 / 18:32 credit.com Credit.com - Personal Finance
    Eighty thousand points isn’t cool. You know what’s cool? A hundred thousand points. That’s what the Marriott Rewards Premier Credit Card, issued by Chase, is offering for a limited time after you spend $5,000 on the card in the first three months. And if you add an authorized user and swipe the card in that same period, you’ll score an additional... Read More The post Marriott Rewards Premier Credit Card Rolls Out Cool 100K-Point Bonus appeared first on Credi…