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5 credit card fees and how to avoid them

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RentMoola makes it easy to maximize your rewards-earning power by paying rent using your credit card, but you could end up paying more than you bargained for if you’re not careful about fees. Here are five ways to avoid some of the most common credit card fees. Annual fees Many premium credit cards charge an annual fee. It may seem odd that you have to pay a fee to have a credit card, but the benefits offered usually offset that fee. Standard benefits include travel insurance, purchase protection, extended warranty, and much more. In many situations, the annual fee is
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Whose Responsibility is Snow Removal?

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It's only the start of January and we're currently experiencing one of the worst winters in decades. We've already received a lot of snow and it is only expected to get worse. In order to be fully prepared for the snowfall, property managers need to have a plan in place for snow removal. Here's the rundown on snow removal and whose responsibility it is. Many tenants may believe that landlords are responsible for snow removal, but it actually depends on your location and what is stated in your lease. If you are renting a single home, you can usually state
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The risks and opportunities of using a balance transfer credit card

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Paying rent on your credit card is a fantastic way to earn rewards or cash back, but you must be careful about how much debt you put on your credit card. If you spend too much, you may find yourself overextended and carrying a credit card balance that is subject to a high interest rate. If this has already happened and you have credit card debt that you're paying the standard 19.99% interest rate on, a balance transfer card is an effective strategy to save money on interest payments. But beware – while balance transfer credit cards present an excellent
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January’s Top 5 MoolaPerks

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2018 has just started which means there's so much time to stick with your New Year's Resolutions! If your resolution is to save some money, we have 5 great MoolaPerks for you! Here are our favourite MoolaPerks for January to start the New Year off right. Booking.com Looking to book a vacation this year without breaking the bank? In 2018 you can save up to 50% off from Booking.com! Booking.com is the world leader in booking accommodations online. Click here to redeem this deal. Le Chateau What better way to start off a new year than with some new clothes? At
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Top RentMoola Blog Posts Of 2017

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It's almost New Years and we rounded up the Top Blog Posts of 2017! For Tenants Top Renter Questions Answered When you’re renting your first apartment, you might have a lot of questions about what’s about to happen after you move in: How do you enter a lease? What rules do you have to follow? 3 Tips For Sustainable Living For many, the thought of eco-friendly living might conjure up images of something like granola in mason jars and hemp hand towels. Whatever your impression of sustainable living, the important thing to note is that although it may require changing your
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The 5 Best Food Delivery Apps

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Technology makes everything simpler, and one of the greatest innovations of all time is the ability to order food straight from your phone without having to talk to another human being. If you're all about Netflixing on a Saturday night and ordering in, here are 5 of the best food delivery apps to choose from. Grubhub Grubhub is one of the most popular free food delivery apps and is available in over 900 cities across the U.S. and London. It can be downloaded on iOS or Android so you can access it on any phone from anywhere. Grubhub also gives you
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Tips for Getting Along With Your Roommate

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Living with someone can be a lot of fun but sometimes problems are unavoidable. No matter how different you are, sometimes the only way to live peacefully with someone is if you compromise. While you may spend all your time dreaming of living alone, here are some tips to help you get along with your roommates. Set rules  Even if it's not your first time living with someone, it's always smart to set some ground rules. These don't need to be complicated and can be as basic as creating a simple chore schedule. Taking the time to actually have a conversation with
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Liability Insurance… even people who rent need protection

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Lawsuits are on the rise No one ever plans (or expects) to get sued, but accidents happen and things can go wrong where you live, work or play. In today’s quick to sue society, a slip, a crash, a dog bite or even a careless comment may lead to a personal liability lawsuit, targeting you for medical expenses, legal fees and damages. Your best friend could lead to you being sued Dog bites and other dog-related injuries accounted for more than one-third of all homeowners insurance liability claim dollars paid out in 2014, according to the Insurance Information Institute. Liability
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December’s Top 5 MoolaPerks

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The holidays are quickly approaching! That means it's time to make sure you have something special for all the important people in your life. We want to help, so we have compiled some of our best MoolaPerks to give you some a little bit of shopping inspiration. Here are December's top 5 MoolaPerks. HotelStorm There's nothing better than surprising your loved ones with a vacation! Whether it's a romantic getaway, some time with family or just catching up with friends, a trip with HotelStorm is the perfect gift. With 55% off of hotels worldwide, it's the perfect time to make use of
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How to Keep Your Top Tenants

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A strong tenant-landlord relationship isn’t something to be taken lightly and can often result in keeping tenants longer. You don’t ever want to lose tenants, especially not your good ones. Having a vacant apartment is expensive for you and not worth the headache so here are some tips for increasing tenant retention. Make it Beneficial If you know you have some good tenants that could potentially move elsewhere, give them something to stay. You don’t have to bribe your tenants, but you can give them a token to show them that they are appreciated. This could include a gift certificate to
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