• TD Double Up Card: 2% Cash Back on All Purchases (TD Bank Deposit Account Required)

    Updated: 2021-03-23 23:52:44
    The TD Double Up card is a new cashback rewards credit card from TD Bank which earns up to 2% flat cash back on all eligible purchases without worrying about the merchant or category. 1% cash back on purchases + 1% cash back when you redeem into an eligible TD Bank Deposit Account. New customer […]

  • New Mint Feature Highlight: Home buying made easier with Rocket Mortgage

    Updated: 2021-03-23 16:22:37
    With the housing market heating up as mortgage rates remain low, people are flocking to buy a house, including many first-time buyers. The share of first-time homebuyers in the market reached 36 percent, according to the National Association of Realtors. ... Full Story The post New Mint Feature Highlight: Home buying made easier with Rocket Mortgage appeared first on MintLife Blog.

  • Gold as a Hedge Against Bonds During Low Interest Rates

    Updated: 2021-03-23 06:13:36
    Perhaps it is because I somehow ended up buying $5,000 in gold coins a couple weeks ago, but I’ve been doing some reading about gold again. The stock market is at higher and higher valuations, while the Fed promises that interest rates will stay low for a long time. The real yield on TIPS remains […]

  • Free Krispy Kreme Donut Every Day in 2021 w/ Vaccine Card

    Updated: 2021-03-23 02:22:16
    Krispy Kreme is giving away a free Original Glazed doughnut if you show them your COVID-19 vaccination card. This is valid once a day, every day for the rest of 2021! Valid in-store or drive-thru in participating US locations. No purchase required. No, they won’t take a picture of your card. You don’t need to […]

  • ZYNLO Bank Review: 1.25% APY w/ Promo Code, 100% Match on Roundups

    Updated: 2021-03-22 06:00:54
    ZYNLO Bank is another new “digital-first” bank, backed by the FDIC insurance of PeoplesBank in Massachusetts. Along with the common features of no monthly fees and Allpoint ATM network access, ZYNLO differentiates itself from the banking app crowd in a few different ways. 0.80% to 1.25% APY. Their main page advertises 0.80% APY on their […]

  • Marriott Bonvoy Business American Express Card Review – 100,000 Bonus Miles + $150 Statement Credit

    Updated: 2021-03-19 08:53:01
    Limited-time offer. The Marriott Bonvoy Business American Express Card is the re-branded business credit card of the Marriott Bonvoy program (formed after the merger of Marriott Rewards and Starwood Preferred Guest). This card offers unique perks for Marriott customers. Here are the highlights: 100,000 bonus Marriott Bonvoy points after $5,000 of eligible purchases within the […]

  • How to Put That Tax Refund to Work to Build Credit

    Updated: 2021-03-18 16:00:09
    Advertiser Disclosure: The offers that appear on this site are from third party advertisers from whom Mint.com receives compensation. This compensation may impact how and where products appear on this site (including, for example, the order in which they appear). ... Full Story The post How to Put That Tax Refund to Work to Build Credit appeared first on MintLife Blog.

  • TIPS Inflation Bonds Performance: Breakeven vs. Actual Inflation Rates

    Updated: 2021-03-17 06:27:36
    I own inflation-linked bonds as part of my investment portfolio. Specifically, Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities (TIPS) make up about 1/3rd of the bond portion, or 10% of my total portfolio. I go into more detail in my post Reasons To Own TIPS, but essentially they pay interest based on a fixed real yield plus ongoing inflation. […]

  • American Rescue Plan Act of 2021: New 3rd Stimulus Chart, Child-Related Tax Credits, COBRA, Dependent Care FSA Limits

    Updated: 2021-03-15 02:00:35
    The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 became effective March 11th, 2021 and there is a lot to unpack in the $1.9 trillion economic stimulus bill. Besides the headline $1,400 stimulus checks, there are many other items that could be worth over a thousand dollars each – expanded child and childcare tax credits, subsidized ACA/COBRA […]

  • TurboTax 2020 vs Credit Karma Tax: Which is better?

    Updated: 2021-03-12 21:06:03
    Nearly 50% of all Americans prepare and file their own taxes each year. This number is increasing because tax preparation software like Credit Karma Tax and TurboTax 2020 are reducing the barriers to self-prepared returns. But, which is better – Credit Karma Tax or TurboTax 2020? It depends.  Credit Karma Tax is better if: You […]

  • What You SHOULD Do with Your Tax Refund

    Updated: 2021-03-08 19:00:02
    Live Debt Free Pay off debt . Save . Give . Live your . mission Blog Contact Us Credit Scores Spending Investing Earn Money What You SHOULD Do with Your Tax Refund 03.08.2021 by Harry Leave a Comment Stop Don†t buy that new iPhone with your tax refund You can put it to much better use The money you get from your tax refund can be a great way to set yourself up for a better financial future . If you are expecting a pretty decent tax return this year , here are some smart ways to make your money work harder for . you Invest for Emergencies If your transmission in your car went out right now , would you be able to afford to replace it Did you know it is recommended to have between three and six months of living expenses in a liquid savings account If you do not have any type of emergency

  • Standardized Personal Finance Advice: Reddit Flowchart Version

    Updated: 2021-03-08 07:00:34
    When creating financial statements, there are “generally accepted accounting principles” (GAAP) so that all companies follow the same standardized set of rules. After reading 100+ books on personal finance, you could also create what I would call “generally accepted personal finance principles” (GAPFP?), as organized into a flowchart below by u/atlasvoid in the r/personalfinance subreddit. […]

  • Top 10 Best Small Business Credit Card Bonus Offers – March 2021

    Updated: 2021-03-05 06:22:52
    Updated. Do you have small business income or work as an independent contractor? Freelance, Uber/Lyft, Amazon, eBay, Etsy, Airbnb? A small business credit card separates your personal and business expenses and can build up your business credit profile. If you are not a corporation or LLC, you can apply as a sole proprietorship, with your […]

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