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When it comes to credit scores (and the stress you might have about trying to boost them), most people usually only care if they’re about to begin the home-buying journey. After all, a good credit score is a key factor in securing the best possible interest rate on a home mortgage, or on any loan … [Read more...] about Unexpected ways your credit score is used
Do you ever look over at your kitchen counter and see a piece of previous-millennia technology staring back at you? No, not your can opener ... a landline phone. If you look at that monthly bill, you might feel a bit like the phone is gloating. With taxes and complicated fees that phone could … [Read more...] about Do you still need a land line?
Lyft, a new ride-sharing program, calls itself “your friend with a car,” and riders have found it to be a friendly, relaxed way to get around. Also, it doesn’t hurt at all that it’s less expensive than a cab. It’s operating in about 20 cities nationwide so far, including Atlanta, Baltimore, Boston, … [Read more...] about Get a free ride with Lyft
Pharmacists do a lot more than count pills and pack them into a bottle. “Think of us as air traffic controllers and customers as airplanes in flight,” says Heather Free, a practicing pharmacist in Washington, D.C., and a spokeswoman for the American Pharmacists Association. “We want to prevent … [Read more...] about 7 questions you didn’t know you could ask your pharmacist
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