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Build Your Family Tree with Ancestry.com's Open Access Weekend

Ancestry.com wants to help you discover your lineage over the Labor Day weekend. From now through Sept. 1st the service is hosting an open access weekend, giving everyone the ability to use to the site's vast database of global records for free, no credit card required. For
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Allergic to Gluten? bistroMD Has the Diet Plan for You

One of the most common questions we get on our forums about diet delivery services is whether or not they can accommodate people with a gluten allergy. A recent study performed by the Mayo Clinic discovered that 2 million Americans — nearly 1% of the U.S. population— today have
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Citi Double Cash Card: New Cash Back Card on the Block

The Citi® Double Cash Card (a NextAdvisor advertiser) is Citi's attempt to be a major player in the cash back credit card game. In recent years Citi has had great 0% Intro APR cards but has not been able to compete with some other major issuers when it
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Labor Day Special: Communicate Free on eHarmony

Here's your chance to find that special someone! As summer starts to wind down and the kids return to school, it's the best time to take advantage of eHarmony’s free communication weekend, which starts today, Aug. 28, and runs through Monday, Sept. 1. eHarmony's free communication weekends are
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5 Ways to Protect Yourself From Payday Loan Scams

Need cash fast? You aren't alone. Many people find themselves in a bind with payday looming far ahead. Payday loan services offer the cash you need right away. However, it is important not to let the allure of fast money get in the way of your common sense. Many
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Refinance Now To Get The Best Rates Before It's Too Late

Did you know now is one of the best times in recent history to refinance? That's right, 30-year fixed mortgage interest rates are at a historic low, averaging around 4%, and more homeowners are qualifying for a refinance with the help of the Home Affordability Refinance Program
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5 Things Excellent Credit Can Do for You

Have you ever thought of how an excellent credit score may impact your life? It's no secret that there are a number of benefits to having a high score. Simply put, it can affect many of your current and future financial decisions. If your credit is excellent,
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Will Checking My Personal Loan Rate Hurt My Credit?

Q: I received a letter in the mail telling me I might qualify for a personal loan. Will it hurt my credit to request a quote to see what my personal loan rate will be? Personal loan services will sometimes send letters or fliers in the mail
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How Well Do You Know Your Credit Card?

Credit cards are a go-to form of payment for millions and millions of people throughout this country. Since they play such an important role in all of our lives, it's essential to make sure we understand nearly every aspect of our credit cards, considering we're the ones
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Net Nanny vs. SocialShield: Which Parental Control Software is Best?

Life is already stressful enough for parents, which is why trying to keep your children safe while surfing the web doesn't need to be an added stress. We all know that there are people and things on the Internet that we do not want our children to come
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