WorldMark by Wyndham

Is WorldMark by Wyndham Worth the Cost?

Tawnya here. I recently had the opportunity to participate in a presentation for WorldMark by Wyndham. While I’ve been through timeshare presentations before, and Sebastian sat through a Westin Vacation Ownership presentation fairly recently, I took advantage of an offered incentive to get a closer look at Wyndham’s timeshare product and presentation. For those who …

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Should You Consider an Annuity? Weighing the Pros and Cons

When talking about retirement, income is one of the main points of discussion. Will Social Security be available? Will you work part-time? Will you investments be enough to cover your expenses? One polarizing tool that can provide income during your retirement years is an annuity. However, the merit of annuities is hotly debated in the …

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How to Easily Earn the Southwest Companion Pass

Note: You’ll need to earn 125,000 qualifying points to earn the Companion Pass starting January 2020.   The Southwest Companion Pass is one of the best and most coveted deals in travel available. This is partly because Southwest Airlines is such a budget-friendly and well-rated airline, but it’s also because the Southwest Companion Pass allows …

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How to Protect Yourself From Identity Theft

In today’s digital world your identity is everywhere. Banks, doctors, credit bureaus, insurance agencies, etc, all have access to your personal information. Unfortunately, that means your identity is being stored by dozens, if not hundreds, of different companies and it only takes one breach for your personal information to fall into the wrong hands. We …

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Defense Wins Championships: Money Lessons from the Game of Basketball

Defense wins championships. You’ve heard the adage. Coaches, players, announcers, fans, and pretty much everyone involved in team sports believes that defense wins championships. And it makes sense. If you can stop the other team from scoring it stands to reason that you’ll have a good shot at winning the game. While you’ve probably heard …

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15 Ways to Save Money on Student Loans Before, During, and After College

Student loan debt is quickly reaching critical mass. Currently, there are around 44 million borrowers owing $1.5 trillion in student loan debt in the U.S. Of those, 65% are under the age of 39 and borrowers graduating in 2017 had an average of $28,650 in student loans. While there are many routes one can take …

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Personal Finance Bloggers of Color – Joy from Dollar Financials

Welcome to our Personal Finance Bloggers of Color interview series! Our goal with this series is to highlight the experiences and perspectives of people of color in terms of money and personal finance topics, as these voices are often underrepresented. This interview features Joy from Dollar Financials.   1. Please introduce yourself by telling us …

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What is a Reverse Mortgage and is it Right for You?

What is a reverse mortgage? Hardly a day passes without hearing an advertisement for a reverse mortgage, but while you may be familiar with the term, we doubt you’re familiar with what a reverse mortgage actually is. We weren’t. Because we knew very little about reverse mortgages we decided to do a little research. This …

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