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Your Guide to the Marriott Bonvoy Award Chart

When Marriott and Starwood merged, it created a collection of hotels with over 7,000 properties and 31 brands around the world. For members of the new Marriott Bonvoy program, the awards are ample. Not only will you have multiple hotel redemption options, but you also can shop your favorite stores, attend one-of-a-kind events, enjoy spa...…
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The 6 Big Retirement Mistakes — and One Way to Avoid...

One of the biggest retirement mistakes you can make is not realizing what you don’t know. I regularly hear from people in or near retirement who misunderstand how Social Security works, dramatically underestimate life expectancies or fail to plan for big expenses, such as long-term care or taxes. These aren’t folks looking for advice. They’ve...…
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Buying Now and Paying Later? Handle With Care

At Lamps.com, you can purchase a modern chrome floor lamp for your home for $178.95. If that sounds steep, keep reading. Underneath the price, there’s an alternative. Instead of paying $178.95 now, you can choose to pay in four interest-free slices of $44.74 — one upfront and the rest every two weeks. This doesn’t affect...…
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Your Guide to the World of Hyatt Award Chart

With nearly 850 hotels around the world offering multiple price points across various brands, Hyatt provides ample opportunities for cashing in awards from its World of Hyatt loyalty program. Add into the mix the program’s partnership with M life Rewards and Small Luxury Hotels of the World, and you have hundreds of more options for...…
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Train the Little Voice in Your Head to Be a Positive...

Everyone has that little voice in their head that always wants to start trouble. It whispers things like, “I am not sure I am going to get this job”; “Are you sure you know what you are doing?” or “That does not seem like it is going to work.” It is natural to have this…
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Get Tickets Now for Boots, Brews & BBQ

September 19, 2019 The annual Boots, Brews & BBQ event is going down this Saturday, September 21! Dust off your boots and put on a cowboy hat! Get ready to feast on barbecue dishes, sample craft beers from local breweries,… Read more → The post Get Tickets Now for Boots, Brews & BBQ appeared first…
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How to Buy a House Without Help From Your Family

On the highway to homeownership, coming up with a sufficient down payment continues to be one of the biggest roadblocks. In fact, many prospective home buyers, particularly first-timers, find it hard to overcome this challenge without the kindness of loved ones. Among recent home buyers age 28 and younger (who are more likely to be...…
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Your Guide to the Star Alliance

You may be familiar with the Star Alliance because of its well-known U.S. member airline, United. What you may not know is that it’s also the largest airline alliance in the world and is highly celebrated, having won the SkyTrax World Alliance Award four years in a row. With over two dozen members serving thousands...…
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5 Things to Know About the JetBlue Plus Card

If JetBlue is your go-to airline at your go-to airport — or if you can make it so — the JetBlue Plus Card can be a rewarding choice. Learn More The airline flies routes across the country, including to and from hub cities like Boston and New York (JFK); Orlando and Fort Lauderdale, Florida; and Long Beach, California....…
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Nintendo Switch Black Friday 2019 Deals: Are They Worth It?

NerdWallet is here to help you win Black Friday while leaving your budget intact. We spend the time, you save the money. Visit regularly for holiday tips and announcements about your favorite products. Black Friday is Nov. 29. The Nintendo Switch console is designed for easy gaming at home or on the go. But the...…