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Melissa Cook

Melissa has a degree in English and marketing from University of California Irvine. She is a creative and accomplished content writer and editor with comprehensive experience developing rich, compelling content for a variety of websites. With her expertise in writing a broad range of content, combined with outstanding interpersonal skills and commitment to exploring innovative ideas, Melissa has done an excellent job developing content for blogs, articles, social media, and the company website. When she is not writing, Melissa spends most of her time cooking, traveling the world, and catching her favorite Broadway shows.


How To Save Money On Groceries: 12 Tips For When You’re On A Tight Budget

Updated Dec 13, 2023
By Melissa Cook
How To Save Money On Groceries: 12 Tips For When You’re On A Tight Budget

The continued elevation of food prices has compelled many consumers to exceed their typical grocery budgets, but navigating the aisles of the grocery store doesn't have to be a financial...

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How to Avoid Foreclosure: What Every Homeowner Should Know

Updated Dec 07, 2023
By Melissa Cook
How to Avoid Foreclosure: What Every Homeowner Should Know

While it can be a daunting experience for homeowners in financial difficulty, it's crucial to know that foreclosure is not a foregone conclusion – there are options available to help protect you...

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How To Pay Off $50,000 of Credit Card Debt

Updated Dec 07, 2023
By Melissa Cook
How To Pay Off $50,000 of Credit Card Debt

When it comes to credit card debt a lofty balance of $50,000 can be overwhelming. However, with a well-planned strategy, it is possible to pay off this debt and become financially free...

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Budget-Friendly Things To Do With Your Kids On Winter Break

Updated Nov 30, 2023
By Melissa Cook
Budget-Friendly Things To Do With Your Kids On Winter Break

Holidays for children can be a magical time full of wonder and joy, but for parents, it can also be a time of stress and financial strain. Many parents make the mistake of believing...

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How To Sell A Car With A Loan (Everything You Need To Know)

Updated Nov 20, 2023
By Melissa Cook
How To Sell A Car With A Loan (Everything You Need To Know)

Whether you’re looking to downsize, upgrade to a newer model, or simply want to part ways with your vehicle, it’s essential to understand the process, especially when you still have an...

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How To Pay Mortgage With A Credit Card: Is It Possible?

Updated Nov 15, 2023
By Melissa Cook
How To Pay Mortgage With A Credit Card: Is It Possible?

While not ideal, paying your mortgage with a credit card is possible, but you may have to go through a separate payment service to make it happen. Here. we'll show you the steps to...

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How To Do A Balance Transfer To Help Reduce Your Debt Faster

Updated Nov 15, 2023
By Melissa Cook
How To Do A Balance Transfer To Help Reduce Your Debt Faster

Balance transfers can help you reduce your overall debt and eliminate multiple high monthly credit card payments. Many cards offer an introductory rate of 0% APR for 12 to 21 months...

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What Is A Jumbo Loan? (Little-Known Details Revealed)

Updated Nov 08, 2023
By Melissa Cook
What Is A Jumbo Loan? (Little-Known Details Revealed)

These loans are typically used to finance expensive properties, such as luxury homes or properties in high-cost areas that most people do not know about, but can be very beneficial for those...

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What Is A Charge-Off And How Does It Affect Your Credit Score?

Updated Nov 01, 2023
By Melissa Cook
What Is A Charge-Off And How Does It Affect Your Credit Score?

A 'Charge-Off' can also refer to the action of writing off a bad debt by a company for accounting purposes. This essentially means that the creditor has given up on collecting the debt from...

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