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Alene Laney

Alene Laney

Alene Laney is an award-winning personal finance writer with over ten years of experience in media. She writes about optimizing money choices when it comes to credit, award travel, saving, investing, real estate, mortgages and taxes.

Articles by Alene Laney

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Chase Freedom Unlimited Review 2023

The Chase Freedom Unlimited’s 1.5% cash back on everyday purchases is made even more valuable by its connection to the Ultimate Rewards program.

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Common Stock vs. Preferred Stock: What’s the Difference?

Common stock offers voting rights and exposure to the market. Preferred stock offers a fixed-rate dividend, but more modest capital appreciation. They have different risks, returns, and purposes. What to know before you invest.

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7 Tips for Buying Rental Property

Investing in real estate can build wealth, but there are a lot of costs and much ongoing work involved with buying rental property. Here’s what you’re in for.

What Is a Solo 401(k)?

What is a solo 401(k)?

A solo 401(k) is a retirement account for self-employed individuals who need higher limits to fast-track their retirement savings.