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15 Best Cash Back Apps for 2020: Earn Money Every Time You Shop

These days, you can order anything you want online and get it delivered to your day in a matter of days or even hours. And thanks to cash back apps like Ibotta and Rakuten, you can also save money every time you shop online. I’ve already received over …

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Rakuten Review 2020: Enjoy Cash Back on Your Online Shopping

Cash-back apps such as Ebates are one of the best kept secrets on the internet. Chances are, you’re already spending money by shopping online. But if you’re using a free app like Ebates (recently renamed Rakuten), you could be getting money back on your purchases …

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Financial Planning for Freelancers: Manage Your Money Like a Pro 

Taking the leap into freelancing is exciting, and, let’s face it, a little terrifying. While being your own boss has tons of freedom, it also means you’re solely responsible for getting work done and managing your money. From paying quarterly estimated taxes to …

7 Crucial Ways to Keep Your Money Safe When You Travel

Whether you’re a seasoned digital nomad or just planning your first work and travel adventure, you need to be careful that your travels don’t put your personal finances at risk. When you’re moving from place to place, it’s all too easy to get locked out of your bank account …

What Is Student Loan Refinancing, and How Could It Save You Money?

Are student loans getting in the way of your dream to travel the world? Although there’s no easy way to get rid of your student loans, there is a useful strategy for saving money on them: student loan refinancing. I refinanced my student loans a few years ago, and was able to shave years off […]

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How to Improve Your Credit Score Fast in 7 Easy Steps

As a frequent traveler, I’m a big fan of my travel rewards credit cards. Every time I make a purchase, I earn back rewards points that I can use toward my next trip. Last winter, I was able to take an impromptu trip to Tulum, Mexico on points alone…

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Traveling the World? Avoid These 3 Mistakes That Could Tank Your Credit Score

When you’re living abroad as a digital nomad, it’s easy to forget about financial matters back at home. You’re handling travel plans, adjusting to a new culture, and maybe even learning a language — so your credit score probably isn’t at the top of your mind. But if you’re planning to return to the U.S. someday, …

6 Student Loan Repayment Plans to Consider Before You Move Abroad

Are you heading out of the country on a digital nomad adventure? Before you hit the skies, make sure your student loans are on the right repayment plan. If your payments are too high, you could end up struggling financially in another country (stressful). If too low, you might end up paying…