Jackie Nelson - Feature Writer at Reviews.com

Jackie Nelson is a new mom, an obsessive news reader, and a highly analytical shopper. She makes spreadsheets and does crosswords in her spare time. Jackie loves to travel and adores her three crazy dogs. The best service-related experience she's ever had was getting her amazing auto loan through her credit union.

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The Best Online Master’s in IT Program

The Best Online Master’s in IT Program

Jan 14, 2020 | News

Our top pick for the best online master’s in information technology (IT) program: Pennsylvania State University – World Campus When completing your online master’s degree, you’re not necessarily looking for something that duplicates your time in undergrad. However, some of those on-campus standbys still apply. For us, the best online MIT program combines the convenience…

The Best Online Master’s in Nursing Program

The Best Online Master’s in Nursing Program

Jan 14, 2020 | News

Our top pick for the best Online Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) program: East Carolina University The winner of the best online MSN program is East Carolina University. How’d we come to this conclusion? Lots of research! If you’re looking for a master’s program in nursing, chances are you’re no stranger to extensive, scientific…

Best Places to Visit With Your Dog

Best Places to Visit With Your Dog

Jul 29, 2019 | Review

The U.S. is full of incredible places to visit, but if you’re planning to take along your furry family member, there are some important things to consider. Outdoor recreation, lodging, and even dining take on added importance when planning a trip with your dog. It’s also safe to say a dog-friendly destination would have...

LGBTQ Guide to Fair Housing in 2019

LGBTQ Guide to Fair Housing in 2019

Jun 26, 2019 | News

Finding, buying, or renting a home can be a stressful process even when things go as expected. But a home search is a whole other challenge for those who experience discrimination. Although we’re coming up on the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Inn Riots, described by Encyclopedia Britannica as “a catalyst for a new generation…

Veteran’s Guide to Saving on Housing Costs

Veteran’s Guide to Saving on Housing Costs

Jun 14, 2019 | News

Veterans have sacrificed so much for the safety of our country. As a way to say thank you, many organizations, retailers, and companies offer discounts or programs to make buying and owning a home more affordable for those who have served. If you’re a veteran of the U.S. military, there are many ways you can…

How to Choose a Credit Card if You Have Little, No, or Bad Credit

How to Choose a Credit Card if You Have Little, No, or Bad Credit

Jun 03, 2019 | News

Applying for a credit card can seem complicated, no matter what the circumstances. If you find yourself in a season of life where you have low income, have no or bad credit, or are a full-time student, you may be surprised to find out that you can still find opportunities to build your credit with…

Brinks Home Security

Brinks Home Security

May 24, 2019 | Review

Brinks Home Security Review Brinks Home Security brings its powerful industry reputation to the table alongside three smart home security packages. Founded over 160 years ago, the Brinks name is well-known and highly rated for home security. In fact, the company ranks No. 1 in overall satisfaction by customers in the 2018 J.D. Power study....

American Family Home Insurance

American Family Home Insurance

May 21, 2019 | Review

American Family Home Insurance Review American Family homeowners’ insurance is a solid choice for every type of homeowner. The company is well-known for offering a variety of basic coverage options, as well as add-on coverages for further protection. Although American Family’s premiums aren’t always the cheapest on the market, policies are extremely customizable to fit...

How to Start Building Credit for Your Kid (At Any Age)

How to Start Building Credit for Your Kid (At Any Age)

May 13, 2019 | News

When you first introduced your baby into the world, you probably didn’t think much about the specifics of their financial future or how soon you could start to build their credit score. Maybe you thought about who they would be when they grow up, what color hair they’d end up having, and if they looked…

Is Hurricane Damage Covered by Flood Insurance?

Is Hurricane Damage Covered by Flood Insurance?

Apr 30, 2019 | News

Since there’s no such thing as an overarching hurricane insurance policy, the fallout from hurricanes is covered in a few different ways. Some damage will probably be covered by your homeowners insurance policy, and some may even be covered by a home warranty, but the main coverage for hurricane-related water damage will come from flood…