Personal Finance

15
Jan
10 Cheapest Airlines to Fly With

At a Glance: If you need or want to make your flight as cheap as possible, it matters which airline you select. Find the cheapest airlines in this guide so reaching your destination doesn’t have to financially break you. Flying isn’t generally the most affordable travel method you can find. But if you know which low-cost […]

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15
Jan
Study: Those ATMs You’ve Been Using Are Dirtier Than You Think

Just how dirty are the ATMs that we so often use? LendEDU took to New York City to test the cleanliness of ATMs throughout the Big Apple.

Posted in: Personal Finance, Study,
09
Jan
Credit Karma Tax vs. TurboTax Comparison

Learn how TurboTax and Credit Karma's tax software compare and which is the better option. Learn specific areas where one may outperform the other and what is the best for you.

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08
Jan
Report: Reviewing CFPB Complaints of U.S. Banks in 2018

For the third consecutive year, LendEDU has published our annual report featuring the most and least complained about banks. In 2018, we sifted through 244,114 complaints to see which banks received the most and least complaints.

Posted in: Personal Finance, Study,
04
Jan
Taxes FAQ for Students

Paying taxes if you're a student or even a recent college graduate can feel confusing. There are certain limitations on income and other things to know that can simplify the process if it's time for you to file your first tax return.

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03
Jan
TaxAct Review

If you need a little help filling out your tax return but don’t need a lot of bells and whistles, TaxAct can be a great deal. It’s less expensive than other paid services, but it has fewer features.

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03
Jan
4 Tax Tips for Recent Graduates

Once you graduate college, likely won't be a dependent on your parents’ tax returns anymore, as an eligible student. It's important to understand if you're entitled to a post-college tax refund, and to make sure you comply with your obligations to the IRS.

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28
Dec
Statute of Limitations on Debt Collection by State

It’s important to find out whether the statute of limitations has expired on an old, unpaid debt. You’ll need to find out what your state law dictates regarding the type of debt you have. However, other factors – like the lender’s agreement or restarting the clock on your debt – could have an impact.

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27
Dec
Medical Debt Consolidation: Your Options for Unpaid Bills

Medical debt is at an all-time high. If you’re feeling overwhelmed, however, check out some of the options available to help manage or even eliminate that debt.

Posted in: Personal Finance, Personal Loans,
27
Dec
Debt Consolidation vs. Bankruptcy: Which is Better?

Debt consolidation can drop your monthly payment and maybe your interest rate. Bankruptcy in the United States can wipe almost all of your debt and let you start over. The trick is in knowing which option is the best one for you.

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