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    American Express Platinum Credit Score: What You Need to Know

    American Express Platinum Credit Score

    December 8, 2017 - Tips for AMEX Platinum
    The average The Platinum Card® from American Express cardholder has a great credit score. But credit requirements may not be as tough as you think. Find out how to improve your odds.

    Average Cost of Life Insurance

    December 7, 2017 - Tips for How to Save Money
    Life insurance can cost you an average of $2,000 - $7,000 per year. You could pay that amount for the next 15-30 years too. Is life insurance worth the cost?

    Average Cost of Daycare

    December 5, 2017 - Tips for Baby
    If you plan to have kids, stock up your savings account now. Daycare alone can cost as much as $20,000 per year. The average throughout the U.S. is $11,000, or $917 per month. At a minimum, plan on spending at least 10% of your annual income on ...

    Average Utility Bills

    December 3, 2017 - Tips for Utility Rewards
    You pay an average of $2,200 per year for your utilities. $1,200 of that money is for electricity alone. Just where else is your money going?

    Average Cost of Food Per Month

    December 1, 2017 - Tips for Grocery Cards
    Americans spend more than 6% of their annual income on food every year. For one person to eat on a "moderate" budget, it costs $3,000 per year, or almost $250 per month. It costs a family of four between $712 and $1,106 per month for groceries.

    Average Cost of Moving

    November 29, 2017 - Tips for Mortgage
    Moving can cost as much as $6,000 for the movers alone. This doesn't take into consideration packing supplies, moving a car, or heavy items.

    Redeem United Miles

    November 28, 2017 - Tips for Airline Credit Cards
    Redeem United MileagePlus miles for the most value. This guide highlights some of the best award redemption opportunities with United miles.

    Average Student Loan Debt

    November 27, 2017 - Tips for Student Loans
    On average, college graduates leave college with over $37,000 in student loan debt. Some leave with as much as $121,000 in debt. Many graduates remain in debt until they are well into their 40s.

    Average Stock Market Return

    November 25, 2017 - Tips for Investing
    The S&P 500 provides an average 10% return. The stock market provides an average 7% return. Does this mean you'll walk away with large profits?

    Average Cost of Dental Insurance

    November 23, 2017 - Tips for How to Save Money
    Dental insurance can cost a single person on a group policy $366 per year. Family coverage can cost as much as $680 per year. This is nothing compared to the average cost of dental procedures, though.

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