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home buyers

10 Terms and Acronyms Homebuyers Need to Know

PMI, APR, LTV — these unfamiliar acronyms don’t need to bewilder or intimidate uninitiated homebuyers. To help you negotiate the homebuying process like a pro, Freddie Mac is sharing definitions of 10 key acronyms you’ll encounter as you meet with lenders, make a … read more

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Gen Z Students

Six Basic Financial Tips for Gen Z

As more states nationwide adopt laws requiring high schools to offer personal finance classes, a new survey suggests that generation Z is on board with the trend. Seventy-six percent of recent high school graduates agree personal finance education should be required, according to … read more

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car seat safety

7 Things You May Not Know About Your Child’s Safety in Cars

Parents and caregivers want to keep kids safe in the car, but keeping up with the latest recommendations can be tricky, especially as the children grow and their needs change. It’s sometimes hard to know if you’re doing everything you can to keep … read more

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identity theft

What You Should Know About Identity Theft

With so many major data breaches in the last few years, chances are there’s no one whose personal information hasn’t already been compromised. Every time your information is stolen, you are at risk of identify theft. But, according to the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure … read more

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home inventory

Prepare for a Natural Disaster and Protect your Possessions by Taking a Home Inventory

Nearly two-thirds of American homeowners are living without a critical safeguard. According to data from the National Association of Insurance Commissioners, just 34 percent of U.S. homeowners have taken a home inventory. That leaves 66 percent, or two-thirds, who lack this important protection. … read more

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insurance planning

9 Things You Can Do Now to Prepare for a Disaster

Are you prepared if a disaster were to hit? If you aren’t, making sure to prioritize this initiative for you and your family is smart. Disasters don’t plan ahead, but you can. Here are nine things you can do now to ensure you … read more

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driving

Common Insurance Myths

Editor’s note: A recent study by InsuranceQuotes.com showed that many people have misconceptions about their insurance coverage. For example, most incorrectly believe that comprehensive auto coverage covers car damage from a collision, and many still believe insurance for a red car is higher. … read more

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5 Tips for Managing Your Student Loan Debt

Student loan debt is a fact of life for many college graduates and their parents, with borrowers owing approximately $1.6 trillion in federal and private student loans in 2019. While some graduates easily repay their loans, others struggle to manage their debt. Nearly … read more

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