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Personal Finance 2021-04-12T21:19:04Z

Best Egg review: Low personal loan rates for borrowers with good credit scores

Best Egg is a personal loan provider with low rates for borrowers with good credit scores. You may also qualify for a loan with a fair credit score.
Personal Finance 2021-04-12T21:18:07Z

Policygenius review: Compare quotes for car insurance, homeowners insurance, and more

Policygenius is an insurance marketplace allowing you to compare quotes from different insurers, with a wide variety of insurance types available.
Personal Finance 2021-04-12T17:53:03Z

Hope Credit Union review: Black-owned credit union with high rates and low fees

Hope Credit Union is a Black-owned credit union in the South. There are no monthly service fees for several accounts, and it pays competitive rates.
Personal Finance 2021-04-09T20:57:46Z

Betterment Checking review: Reimburses 100% of ATM and foreign transaction fees, at no monthly cost

Betterment Checking reimburses 100% of your ATM fees and foreign transaction fees, and you won't pay a monthly service charge.
Personal Finance 2021-04-09T19:52:23Z

Groundfloor review: Real estate debt investments with a $10 minimum

Groundfloor is a wealthtech real estate platform offering private debt investments to non-accredited, accredited, and non-US investors.
Personal Finance 2021-04-09T16:27:31Z

New American Funding mortgage review: Apply even with a low credit score, and customize a loan to your needs

New American Funding is a good mortgage lender overall, and it's especially useful for borrowers with low or no credit scores.
Personal Finance 2021-04-05T20:52:41Z

Bank of America review: Low savings rates, but easy to waive monthly service fees

Bank of America makes it easy to waive monthly fees on most accounts. There's no monthly fee for the first six months on an Advantage Savings account.
Personal Finance 2021-04-05T17:01:59Z

Community Tax review: Get organized, expert help to pay your federal or state tax debt

Community Tax specializes in tax resolution, and is a strong option for people who might qualify to reduce their debt based on financial hardship.
Personal Finance 2021-04-05T16:18:45Z

Jackson Hewitt review: A straightforward way to file taxes online or with a pro if you don't qualify for free filing

Jackson Hewitt offers a DIY plan for federal and state tax returns at $49, and a full-service expert option that's cheaper than some competitors.
Personal Finance 2021-04-05T16:13:13Z

How much does TaxSlayer cost? Here's how much you'll pay to prepare and file your tax return.

TaxSlayer offers four tax-filing plans, including a free federal and state option for basic tax situations.
Personal Finance 2021-04-04T13:45:00Z

3 tips for buying a home in a competitive market, from a mortgage lender with 37 years of experience

There aren't enough houses for sale around the US to meet the high demand. But buying a home in a competitive market is still possible.
Personal Finance 2021-04-02T20:39:10Z

How to invest in crypto through PayPal

Though commonly used for money transfers, PayPal also lets you trade and use cryptocurrencies as a payment method.
Personal Finance 2021-04-02T20:26:07Z

Credit Karma Tax vs. TurboTax: How the online tax-filing services compare

Credit Karma Tax and TurboTax help people file income taxes quickly and accurately online. Both services are good — the biggest difference is price.
Personal Finance 2021-04-02T19:28:16Z

Mint customers can now use the budgeting app to get preapproved for a loan by Rocket Mortgage

If you're a Mint customer, you can apply for preapproval directly through your app. Rocket Mortgage could send you a preapproval letter in minutes.
Personal Finance 2021-04-02T18:55:49Z

The best mobile banking apps of April 2021

The best mobile banking apps have extra features like savings buckets, 24/7 live customer support, and credit score tracking.
Personal Finance 2021-04-02T12:36:51Z

The average credit card interest rate by credit score and card

The average credit card interest rate in the US is 16.28%, according to the Federal Reserve, but you won't pay it unless you carry a balance.
Personal Finance 2021-04-01T21:03:21Z

NBKC Bank mortgage review: Convenient online lender for people with good credit scores

NBKC Bank shows personalized mortgage rates on its website, and it has a live chat feature with customer service representatives.
Personal Finance 2021-03-31T21:14:15Z

Liberty Bank and Trust review: Black-owned bank with competitive rates on savings and CDs

Liberty Bank and Trust pays good rates on CDs, and its savings rates are better than what you'll find at other brick-and-mortar banks.
Personal Finance 2021-03-31T19:15:57Z

Varo Bank review: Early direct deposits and no foreign transaction fees

Varo Bank doesn't charge foreign transaction fees, and it lets you receive direct deposits up to two days early. You can also earn a high APY.
Personal Finance 2021-03-31T17:35:08Z

The 28/36 rule lays out how much debt you can have and still qualify for most mortgages

Lenders prefer you follow the 28/36 rule: Spend 28% or less of your gross monthly income on housing expenses, and 36% or less on total monthly debt.
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