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The average amount people pay in property taxes in every US state

Property taxes aren’t cheap — but homeowners in some states have it easier than others. States in New England and the Northeast took seven of the top 10 most-expensive spots. Some Midwestern states took top spots, with Illinois and Wisconsin also in the top 10. But states with low costs […]
The average amount people pay in property taxes in every US state
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What is the difference between subsidized and unsubsidized student loans?

The Department of Education will pay the interest on subsidized loans while you’re in school and during your grace period. But you’ll be responsible for the interest that accrues on unsubsidized loans during all periods. To qualify for subsidized loans, you’ll need to demonstrate financial need. Unsubsidized student loans have […]
What is the difference between subsidized and unsubsidized student loans?
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The best pet insurance companies for your beloved cats, dogs, and more

Healthcare costs for pets can be high in the case of an emergency or chronic illness – sometimes in the tens of thousands of dollars. The best pet insurance may cover a portion of those costs, lowering your out-of-pocket expenses. Like human health insurance, pet insurance requires paying a monthly […]
The best pet insurance companies for your beloved cats, dogs, and more
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A direct subsidized loan is the best kind of student loan you can get

A subsidized loan is a federal student loan that is available to undergraduate students who have a financial need. With subsidized loans, the Department of Education covers your interest charges while you’re in school and during your six-month grace period. Subsidized loans come with strict annual and aggregate borrowing limits […]
A direct subsidized loan is the best kind of student loan you can get
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How to find out if you have unclaimed money

Billions of dollars of abandoned or forgotten money is sitting in state “unclaimed property” offices, and some of that money could belong to you. 1 in 10 Americans have unclaimed property, like uncashed paychecks, inactive bank or brokerage accounts, safe deposit contents, and more that have been turned over to […]
How to find out if you have unclaimed money
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An unsubsidized loan is a type of federal student aid that’s available to all undergraduate and graduate students

An unsubsidized loan is a federal student loan that’s available to all undergraduate or graduate students regardless of financial need. Students are responsible for the interest that accrues on their unsubsidized student loans during all periods. Like subsidized loans, unsubsidized loans are eligible for many federal benefits like Income-Driven Repayment […]
An unsubsidized loan is a type of federal student aid that’s available to all undergraduate and graduate students
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11 insurance companies that may help you with payments during the COVID-19 outbreak

If you’ve been financially impacted by COVID-19, your insurance company may help. Some companies are offering payment flexibility, suspending policy cancellations due to nonpayment, or automatically renewing your policy even if you can’t pay. We’ve provided a list of 11 insurance companies that are assisting customers with payments, including GEICO, […]
11 insurance companies that may help you with payments during the COVID-19 outbreak
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6 ways to lower your monthly student loan payment

Congress has suspended federal student loan payments for six months under a massive relief bill, but lowering your monthly student loan payment for the long term may be wise if your income has been affected by the coronavirus pandemic. There are a few ways to lower your payment, including applying […]
6 ways to lower your monthly student loan payment