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Personal Loans – FAQ

  • Loans
  • Finance

Millions of people rely on personal loans to pay unexpected expenses or make large yet necessary purchases. They're appealing because they typically have lower interest rates than credit cards, and simple monthly payments. Of course, personal loans are just one of the many financial options available to you when you need money. Get more info on personal loans and find out if they're right for you.

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Things That Need to Be Replaced ASAP

  • "Home and Auto Repairs"
  • Educational

Wear and tear are common in all things, and it's easy to overlook or ignore minor issues. Forgetting about that watch battery replacement, procrastinating the leaky faucet or putting off appliance repairs – we've all been there. However, when left unchecked, certain small problems can become serious, and may end up costing more to fix, so it's worth dealing with them sooner rather than later. Knowing when to replace a windshield and how to replace a car battery goes a long way to helping spot problems early and remedy them quickly. That's why we've rounded up these four everyday items that you may need to replace ASAP.

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Owing Your Own Property

  • "Home and Auto Repairs"
  • Educational

There's a lot to love about owning your own property, but there are also a few important things to consider before committing to the purchase. No matter if you're a first time home buyer or a seasoned real estate pro, the process is usually the same. Buying new homes typically starts with looking at options, checking your credit, and testing out house prices in a mortgage calculator to see monthly payments. Beyond that, be sure to look into other important costs and responsibilities. Don’t worry, we’ve listed them out for you.

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Rent and How to Deal With It

  • "Tips and Tricks"
  • Educational

Moving out of your parents' home or living on your own for the first time and renting an apartment is a major step. It's one of the many milestones in becoming an adult. Paying rent can be a huge bill though, and it's important that you're prepared to take on that financial responsibility. It's equally important to have a solid budget plan in place and recourse if you find yourself in need of help paying rent. From figuring out what you can afford to how to pay rent with a credit card, we've got the details you need to know to avoid any unexpected challenges.

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Best Places to Go Swimming in New Mexico

  • "New Mexico"
  • Vacation
  • Travel

New Mexico is known for its hot, dry summers, and temperatures that regularly top out in the 90s. It's enough to send you searching for "swimming pools near me." But when you're looking for a place to cool off, there's no better place than one of the many lakes, natural pools, and swimming holes scattered throughout the state. Check out these list New Mexico state parks and natural swimming pools for a place to chill out.

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Trips You Can Take on a Tank of Gas in Illinois

  • Illinois
  • "Save Money"
  • Vacation
  • Travel

Need to get out of the house and take a day trip? You have more places you can get to on a tank of gas than you think. And they are all here in Illinois! Pile your family or friends into the car and take off. In just a few hours — and for not a lot of money — you can travel far enough away from home to experience a real holiday. From the great outdoors to an ancient Native American city and cute, small town getaways, there's plenty to see and do.

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Fun Activities at the Park

  • "Save Money"
  • Community

As summer comes to an end, you may be wondering, "What else is there to do outside?" It's natural for your family to want to get outdoors and have some fun while you still can.No matter where you live, you likely have a park nearby. That's the perfect place for a family and children to go to soak up some vitamin D while letting the kids work out their energy with some fun games and outdoor activities. Not sure what to do? Here are some enjoyable ideas for outdoor activities at any park.

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Your Guide to Nashville Music Awards

  • "Tips and Tricks"
  • Community

Nashville is the country music capital of the world. As such, several music awards shows take place in Nashville each year. With a bit of planning you can watch your favorite artists walk the red carpet and hear your favorite country songs performed on the big stage. Here's what you need to know about the major Nashville music awards shows.
 

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Things You Should Know About a Wedding Before You Go

  • Wedding
  • Educational

When an invitation to a wedding arrives in your mailbox, it can be exciting. It might also bring on a little anxiety, especially if you've never been to a wedding before, or it's been years since you've attended one. Whether it’s a traditional wedding or something a little more unique to the couple, a slight amount of preparation on your part can make the day go smoothly. From what to wear to a wedding to figuring out the right wedding gifts, we've got everything you need to know before you go.

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Trips You Can Take on a Tank of Gas in Wisconsin

  • "Save Money"
  • Vacation
  • Wisconsin
  • Travel

Amazing food, spirited sports, and astounding sights — what's not to love about Wisconsin? If you're looking to get away without leaving the Badger State or having to fill your gas tank, you're in luck. We have some marvelous options that are perfect for designing your own epic summer road trip. There are tons of choices, so get in the car, add friends, family, and fun, and you're good to go.  

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