Survey Shows 60% Increase In Home Improvement Spending

There may be economic uncertainty and turmoil these days, but apparently, we Americans will not let that get in the way of our home improvement projects. According to the recently released HomeAdvisor 2017 True Cost Report, homeowners are spending approximately 60% more on home improvement projects as compared to a year ago. HomeAdvisor cites an…
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MasterCard Trials Credit Card With Built-in Fingerprint Sensor

Credit card technology is in a never-ending race to stay ahead of criminals intent on racking up fraudulent charges on your account. The simple magnetic swipe that worked for many years is rapidly giving way to chip-and-PIN technology – but even that technology has weak points. Point-of-sale transactions are beginning to accept alternate technologies to…
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8 Common Fees And How To Avoid Them

Wealthy people achieve their wealth in many different ways, but typically, those who maintain it stay wealthy for a reason: they do not spend any more than they have to on any item. That principle applies just as much to buying a smartphone or vacuum cleaner as it does to buying a multi-million dollar conglomerate.…
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The Pros And Cons Of E-Statements

Do you keep your credit card statements in a box somewhere for reference, only to forget where you put the box when you need to look up critical information? Perhaps you should consider another form of organization — or another form of statement. Credit card issuers are happy to provide you with electronic statements that…
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2 Types Of Mortgage Insurance: Which One Is Right For You?

If you are a first-time homebuyer, you may be aware of mortgage insurance but you may not know that there are two different types. Mortgage Insurance Premiums (MIP) and Private Mortgage Insurance (PMI) both have the same general purpose: to offset the default risk to lenders when borrowers have purchased homes with low down payments…
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