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5 Ways To Profit From Bitcoin

Bitcoin is currently the largest cryptocurrency. It continues to increase in value over the years. This has led to many people jumping into the bitcoin wagon to try and benefit from the price surge experienced since its launch. But while the first ten years of Bitcoin realized a spike in its price, which meant holders made a lot of profit, the same can’t be said in recent years, and the question remains: How do you profit from Bitcoin?

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Real Estate Apps and Services Every Novice Investor Should Have

Real estate has long been one of the best assets to invest in due the potential for high returns. However, the fact that investing in real estate requires a lot of investment capital leaves no room for mistakes. Fortunately, there are several apps and services that novice investors can leverage to minimize their margin of error. Here are a few of them.

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The Best Ski Resorts in the US 2021-2022

When it comes to skiing in the US, skiers will find a large selection of top ski resorts, including the best ski resorts in the world. Here we collected top US ski resorts to find perfect powder, hang out with friends, have family fun, or simply unwind this season.

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What is HostArmada and How Can it Help You Grow Your Business?

Living at the frontier of technological advancement could be both exciting and very overwhelming. It is unimaginable in today’s world to have a serious business with no online presence. How do you go about that? How do you gain an online presence and introduce your brand to the digital world? The answer is simple and very accessible to everyone – you need a Web Hosting service that allows you to build a website, make it visible on the internet and keep it up and running 24/7. There are many web hosting options out there, however, how do you know which one to go with?

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Getting Back To Travelling With Monos: Climate Neutral Luggage With Style To Match

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Things are changing, lockdowns are loosening, and travelling is back.

Do you have everything you need to catch your first flight out of the country:

  • Is your passport still valid?
  • Do you have clothing other than your daily attire of sweatpants for the last 1.5 years?
  • Is your luggage reliable, fashionable and climate-neutral certified?

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TSA PreCheck vs. Global Entry: Which Program to Choose?

Nobody likes long security lines at airports, but luckily, there are ways to skip the crowds. Federal trusted traveler programs like TSA Pre✓® and Global Entry were created for travels to help them speed through security and make screening less intrusive.

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Is It Worth Taking a Loan for University Studies

Studying‌ ‌at‌ ‌college‌ ‌is‌ ‌not‌ ‌cheap,‌ ‌as‌ ‌the‌ ‌learners‌ ‌have‌ ‌to‌ ‌cover‌ ‌different‌ ‌expenses,‌ including‌ ‌tuition‌ ‌fees,‌ ‌living,‌ ‌books,‌ ‌and‌ ‌similar‌ ‌things.‌ ‌Unfortunately,‌ ‌the‌ overwhelming‌ ‌majority‌ ‌of‌ ‌high‌ ‌school‌ ‌graduates‌ ‌do‌ ‌not‌ ‌have‌ ‌an‌ ‌opportunity‌ ‌to‌ ‌afford‌ ‌the‌ ‌cost‌ ‌of‌ ‌education.‌ ‌Fortunately,‌ ‌with‌ ‌the‌ ‌development‌ ‌of‌ ‌the‌ ‌online‌ ‌market,‌ ‌there‌ is‌ ‌an‌ ‌opportunity‌ ‌to‌ ‌get‌ ‌a‌ ‌loan‌ ‌that‌ ‌will‌ ‌help‌ ‌to‌ ‌cover‌ ‌the‌ ‌tuition‌ ‌fee.‌ ‌The‌ ‌only‌ ‌question is‌ ‌whether‌ ‌it‌ ‌is‌ ‌worth‌ ‌taking.‌ Check‌ ‌out‌ ‌the‌ ‌list‌ ‌of‌ ‌possible‌ ‌advantages‌ ‌and‌ downsides‌ ‌to‌ ‌analyze‌ ‌the‌ ‌opportunity‌ ‌and‌ ‌make‌ ‌sure‌ ‌it‌ ‌will‌ ‌be‌ ‌easy‌ ‌for‌ ‌you‌ ‌to‌ ‌pay‌ ‌it‌ back.

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Airlines Permanently Eliminate Most Change Fees

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The coronavirus pandemic brought many changes to the travel industry and airlines in particular. One of the remarkable changes in some major U.S airlines’ policies is the permanent elimination of change fees, which was triggered by United at the end of this August. However, not all airlines are ready to bid farewell to the fee.

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COVID-19 Travel Restrictions – Fall 2020 Update

COVID-19 Travel Restrictions

Now it seems that a lot of time has passed since the beginning of the pandemic. Many countries have already experienced a peak in incidence and are slowly beginning to ease restrictions. However, there are still over 70 countries that stay completely closed allowing only citizens, residents returning home, or people in other special circumstances to enter. More than 100 countries continue to maintain entry restrictions (e.g. for people with certain citizenship or those arriving from particular countries). And only a few countries have no formal restrictions on entry by air but may require adherence to special measures while on their territory like the COVID-19 testing or quarantine upon arrival.

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Airline Loyalty Programs During the Pandemic: Updates and Changes

Airline Loyalty Programs

The COVID-19 outbreak affected both business and pleasure travel, and losses of the global airline industry will be huge this year. To retain some of their loyal customers, many airlines have updated their loyalty programs. Below are some of the airlines that have updated their mileage rewards programs due to the coronavirus.

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Is It Safe To Travel? Your Coronavirus Travel Guide

Your Coronavirus Travel Guide

Is It Safe To Travel? Your Coronavirus Travel Guide

The pandemic forced people to stay at home and cease traveling as domestically as internationally. Now, as stay-at-home orders are being lifted and cities around the world are slowly reopening, travel restrictions have started to soften, and travelers are looking forward to traveling again. Some travelers give preference to camping, short trips, and road trips, while others hope to return in the sky. But is it safe to travel right now?

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What Changes to Southwest Airlines’ Rapid Reward Program Mean for Frequent Flyers

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Southwest Airlines is continuing an ill trend in which airlines are making it increasingly difficult to remain loyal to a single air carrier.

Recently, United Airlines did away with mileage being the basis of its frequent flyer program, replacing miles flown with dollars spent and number of flights taken.

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Claim Your $125 From Equifax Before it’s Too Late

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Credit-reporting agency Equifax has been ordered to pay consumers hundreds of millions of dollars as part of a settlement for a 2017 data breach. At minimum, impacted consumers are eligible for a $125 payment, and some can claim as much as $20,000.

Here’s all you need to know to determine if you’re eligible to claim a piece of that gargantuan pie.

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How ANYONE can save at least $17,650 in three years: Things You Will Need to Dump Now (But You Can Keep your Starbucks Latté)

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A news story recently made the rounds based on an annual Federal Reserve survey. Four in 10 Americans – 40% of us – would struggle to pay for an unexpected, $400 expense.

For some, that’s likely a truly legitimate fact precipitated by events beyond their control. For others, it’s all the choices they’ve made to this point, whether that’s an educational opportunity spurned, spending and savings decisions that undermine their financial strength, rash decisions tied to a job, a relationship, an investment, whatever.

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Save Your Business Time and Money with monday.com

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It’s the most dreaded day of the week. Those Mondays where you have to kiss your fun-filled, relaxing weekends behind, get up early, dress for success and head back to work. So how do you beat a case of the Mondays and ensure you’re heading back to a fulfilling, enriching work environment where teams can collaborate quickly and effectively? Enter a company called monday.com. Matt Burns, head of customer success at monday.com, spoke to RewardExpert about the company’s products and mission. “monday.com is reframing the conversation around work and Mondays by promoting positive, productive work environments and atmospheres,” he said.

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Affirm Offers Consumers an Alternative to Traditional Credit Card Purchases

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Are you tired of teaser offers that don’t last, sky-high rates and credit card balances that continue to grow thanks to compound interest? If so, it’s time to take a closer look at Affirm.

RewardExpert spoke with Elizabeth Dixon Allin, Vice President of Communications, about the inspiration behind the innovative micro-lender and how any consumer can take advantage of the company’s alternative to traditional credit card purchases.

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Lincoln Financial Group Helps Your Employees Achieve Retirement Success

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Do you offer retirement planning as part of your small business employee benefit package? If not, you may be in danger of losing good workers to your competitors who do. According to a survey by the Employee Benefit Research Institute, retirement savings plans were offered by 67 percent of employers in 2018. Within the companies offering this benefit, 79 percent of employees participated.  

RewardExpert recently spoke with Joseph Mrozek, vice president and national sales manager for Lincoln Financial Group’s retirement plan services, about why a retirement savings plan is an important employee benefit and why employers should choose Lincoln Financial Group to provide it.

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Keeping the Home Away from Home

Whenever you travel, you sometimes try to forget whatever is at home. The work emails, the busy calls, rush hour traffic or your upstairs neighbor who vacuums at 3 A.M.

But that’s the point of a vacation, you’re supposed to get away, chill out and just relax. Want to sit on the beach all day? Do it. Want to go see every art museum in town? Do it.

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Create Engaging Animated Video at a Budget-Friendly Price with Vyond

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Whether you’re onboarding new employees, training a current workforce, educating customers or marketing to prospects, video is the next best thing to communicating face-to-face. RewardExpert recently spoke with Stacy Adams, head of marketing at Vyond, to learn how the company’s easy-to-use platform is putting the power of engaging animation within reach of every business budget.

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Companies Save Money on Software Development with Topcoder

Topcoder

Whether you’re a small startup or a Fortune 500 company, you want quality and predictability from the designers and developers you enlist to create mobile apps, websites and software for your business. Of course, finding those professionals can be time-consuming, and projects don’t always go as planned—leading to delays and bigger-than-budgeted invoices. Unless, that is, you use Topcoder to crowdsource solutions to your technology needs.

RewardExpert spoke with Mike Morris, CEO of Topcoder, about how the growing global community of design, development, and data science experts is delivering affordable digital solutions fast.  

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