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Janelle Holland

Cash back and gift cards are benefits of using the credit card. But watch out for these dangers

Janelle Holland Credit cards are a valuable resource, offering responsible spenders vast rewards, including funds for emergencies, travel points, and cash back. When used wisely, credit cards can also boost your credit score and help keep your finances on track. Here are three things to make sure your credit card works for you: Understand the …

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These 5 food assistance programs could supplement your SNAP benefits in December

Image source: Getty Images SNAP is not the only food benefit program. Key points Pregnant women and parents of young children may qualify for the WIC program. Seniors may be able to get monthly food boxes containing nutritious foods. Children from low-income families can benefit from free or reduced-price school meals. The rapidly rising cost …

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4 good reasons to take Social Security benefits at 62

4 good reasons to take Social Security benefits at 62

(Sam Swenson, CFA, CPA) With soaring inflation and rising interest rates, Social Security is set to play an even bigger role in retirees’ income and spending plans. Now, perhaps more than ever, people need guaranteed monthly income to cover foreseeable retirement expenses. Conventional wisdom says you’ll end up with more money by waiting until age …

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Capital One partners with premium travel company PRIOR, bringing exclusive benefits to the Venture X Card

Capital One partners with premium travel company PRIOR, bringing exclusive benefits to the Venture X Card

Insider experts choose the best products and services to help you make informed decisions with your money (here’s how). In some cases, we receive a commission from our partners, however, our opinions are our own. Terms apply to offers listed on this page. Capital One’s new partnership with PRIOR can help Venture X cardholders book …

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