States Where Lottery Winners Can Remain Anonymous

Lottery NumbersWe rarely think about needing to claim lottery winnings anonymously when the odds of hitting the Powerball or Mega Million jackpot are almost one in 300 million. Lottery winners really should consider remaining anonymous to avoid the many privacy and safety issues that come with the territory.

Luckily, more and more states are passing legislation allowing lottery winners to remain a secret.

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Beware of Visa Gift Cards: What You Should Know First

Visa Gift Card WarningsWhen you are looking to get someone a gift but don’t know what to get them, you might have considered getting them a gift card so they can go buy whatever they like. A Visa gift card seems like a great idea since they are accepted everywhere.

Before you grab that American Express, Discover, Visa, or MasterCard gift card off the rack, these gift cards may be a worst gift than giving socks on Christmas.

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CIT Bank Review: High Interest Savings Accounts With Low Fees

CIT Bank Savings AccountIf you are tired of paying high account fees at large banks while getting a pittance in interest for the money you’ve got deposited, you are not alone.

With a high-yield online savings or money market account such as CIT Savings Builder or Money Market account, you get much higher interest rates than your neighborhood bank, pay no monthly fees, and your money is as safe as your local brick-and-mortar bank thanks to FDIC insurance.

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Credit Karma Review 2020: Free Credit Scores and A Lot More

Credit Karma ReviewedDo you want to know your credit score but hate the idea of having to pay money to get it? Over 100 million people feel the same way. That is the number of members who have signed up for Credit Karma, the website and app that has been providing free credit scores and reports since 2007.

If you are thinking about joining Credit Karma, here is my review on everything that you need to know about the company and their services.

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The Biggest Money Mistakes to Avoid in Your 30’s

Family Time In The MountainsWe like to think there is plenty of time to get our financial ducks in a row. However, with all the things requiring your attention now that you are older, before you know it, you’ll wake up at forty and wonder where your thirties went.

Here are some financial pitfalls to watch out for and avoid in your thirties as you build the foundation for your forties and beyond to ensure that you are on track for a happy and successful life.

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How To Get A Perfect 850 Credit Score for Free

Get A Perfect 850 Credit ScoreA high credit score is more than a number to impress your golfing buddies or people at your office Christmas party. While you can brag about having an 800+ credit score to show off your financial acuity, a good credit rating does have a practical purpose.

Lenders use your credit score to determine how responsible you are with money and whether you will pay your bills on time. An outstanding score means you can get the lowest interest rates on credit cards, auto loans, mortgages, or business loans. It could even get you better rates on your car insurance.

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What is Net Worth and How To Calculate Your Personal Net Worth

Personal Net WorthIf you follow the news whether it is politics, business, sports, or even celebrities, you will often hear the term “net worth” mentioned.

A quick look at the headlines for the past month reveals articles about President Trump inflating his wealth by billions, Jeff Bezos being worth $150 billion, to Kylie Jenner being the youngest billionaire. Forbes Magazine’s Forbes 400 list of the wealthiest Americans is enormously popular and often referenced.

This brings up the question what exactly is net worth anyways?

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