The right way to cancel a credit card

RightWayToCancelCreditCard

So, you want to cancel a credit card. Whether you should do so and how to complete the task isn’t always so simple, though. Canceling a card requires more than just cutting it up, and retiring that piece of plastic can be either a wise financial move or an unnecessary ding to your credit score. Here’s how to decide if you should keep or cancel your credit card, and how to close your account the right way if you decide to bid it farewell.

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TipsToAttractBirdsToYourHome

Tips to attract birds to your home

TipsToAttractBirdsToYourHome

If you’re looking to entice a colorful collection of birds to your home, you’ll need more than just a sack of birdseed. Offering food to your feathered friends is a great start, but if you want them to stick around for more than just a quick snack, you’ll need to provide a more welcoming environment. Here’s how to turn your home into a bird sanctuary.

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Tips to attract birds to your home

TipsToAttractBirdsToYourHome

If you’re looking to entice a colorful collection of birds to your home, you’ll need more than just a sack of birdseed. Offering food to your feathered friends is a great start, but if you want them to stick around for more than just a quick snack, you’ll need to provide a more welcoming environment. Here’s how to turn your home into a bird sanctuary.

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How to get equity out of your home

TakeOutHomeEquity

Thanks to the major increase in home values over recent years, home equity in America has reached an all-time high of $11.5 trillion. While many homeowners leave their equity untapped as they pay off their mortgages, others withdraw equity when needed for home repairs and renovations, debt consolidation, college tuition, emergency expenses or large purchases. If you need extra funds, here are three ways you may be able to access your home’s equity.

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New rules help borrowers with medical collections

BorrowersMedicalCollections

Many responsible Americans have struggled with medical debt and been unable to qualify for home financing as a result. But recently, the credit bureaus announced new rules that will improve the credit qualifications of many people with medical debt in collections. Here’s what’s changed and what it means.

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