Laurie Blank

Laurie Blank is a freelance writer and licensed Realtor practicing in Minnesota and Wisconsin.

She has been writing about personal finance topics for over six years.

Laurie has been featured in publications such as The Philidelphia Inquirer, The Seattle Times and Bankrate.

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9 Best Places To Sell Silver Flatware

Are you looking for the best places to sell silver flatware? Many people own silver flatware, whether it’s a single piece or a whole set, but they never use it. If your flatware doesn’t have any sentimental value, you may … Read more

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6 Ways to Get Local Channels Without Cable

Watching television can be expensive. Cable TV packages range in price from $40 or more for a very basic package to $150+ for the comprehensive packages. A large cable or satellite TV package can really make a dent in the … Read more

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50 Easy Ways To Make Money as a Teen

If you’re a teen interested in earning some extra money, you’re not alone. To make it easy, we have reviewed hundreds of options to bring some of the best ways to make money as a teen. Our Top Picks: Fiverr … Read more

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15 Best Places to Sell Your Antiques

Vintage and antique goods can often bring you money if you’re selling the right items. But where should you sell your antiques for the most cash? In my experience, selling at local antique shops will bring you fast money, but … Read more

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6 Ways to Sell Vinyl Records for Cash

Do you remember the old vinyl records? When I was a young kid, vinyl was our only choice. Although 8-track tape recorders started gaining popularity in the U.S. in the mid-sixties, my family didn’t own one. If I wanted to … Read more

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12 Best Delivery App Jobs (And Gigs)

One way to bring in some extra cash is to become a driver for a delivery app. You can deliver restaurant orders, groceries, packages, and more. Delivery apps give you the flexibility to work whenever you want. You can often … Read more

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10 Best Online Banks

If you are looking for an online bank, there are several options to choose from. The best online banks are held to the same standards required by the federal government and are insured by the FDIC. It’s just that you … Read more

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25 Best Online Jobs For Teens

Since time is so limited, finding one of the best online jobs for teens may be the only option that fits with your schedule. Not only is working online flexible, but you may also be uniquely skilled for online jobs … Read more