Is Being Debt Free Worth it?

I had a great talk with Millennial Money Man yesterday and my favorite piece of advice he gave me was to “write what you’re passionate about.” It took me literally five seconds to think of the one thing I’m really passionate…

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How Long is a Check Good For?

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Despite a steady decline of check usage among Americans, there are still 14.5 billion check payments made in the U.S. each year. There are many instances in which you might need to cash a check, such as receiving a tax refund. But before you stick that piece of paper in a drawer to deal with […]

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DoorDash vs. UberEats: Which App Is Right For Your Next Side Gig?

For better or worse, apps like DoorDash and Uber Eats have disrupted the food-delivery industry. Since their launch in 2013 and 2014 respectively, restaurants across the country have outsourced delivery services to independent drivers who use the apps to make extra cash. During the pandemic, these services have seen demand like never before. For customers, […]

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Flexible Spending Accounts: Rules, Regulations, and Uses

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Flexible spending accounts, or FSAs, are special savings accounts offered through some employer benefit plans. They allow the account holder to pay for certain out-of-pocket medical and dependent care costs with tax-free money. However, “tax-free money” is a phrase that’s not used too often in personal finance articles—at least not legitimate ones. So it’s no […]

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