It’s time for a Friday Flight! These episodes are all about the week’s financial news and the impact on your personal finances. There are a lot of headlines out there, but we distill it down to specific takeaways that will allow you to kick off the weekend informed and help you to continue to make smart money moves. In this episode we cover some interesting and helpful stories like: Costco mortgages, how you can raid our bookshelf, Advance Child Tax Credit, car rental gift card scams, high earners living paycheck to paycheck, reverse cord-cutting, investing (in) teenagers, more Zillow Offers, putting rent on a credit card, & keeping banks from closing your credit card.
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- When you’re shopping for a mortgage or looking to do a refi, don’t forget Costco’s Mortgage Program.
- If you’re looking for more info for the Advance Child Tax Credit, here’s the Eligibility Assistant and the Update Portal if you’re looking to unenroll (but not update your info yet)
- Find a car rental deal with AutoSlash
- Zillow Offers, Opendoor, and Offerpad are allowing some homeowners to sell their homes quickly and easily.
- Extra cash – And regardless of where you are on the path to financial independence, we believe in the responsible use of credit cards. It’s smart to utilize the additional benefits that credit cards offer- for instance the 60,000 points that come with the Chase Sapphire Preferred Card. That’s $750 when you redeem through Chase Ultimate Rewards! This is no joke- I’ve already done this myself which we discussed on a recent episode after I met the initial spending requirements of $4,000 over 3 months!
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