Michael Leonard

Michael is a freelance personal finance writer.

His writing has been featured in Lifehacker, Goalcast, The Financial Diet, Rockstar Finance, and other major publications.

He's also published three books including, "Advice for My Younger Self: Success Habits for Health and Wealth." This book gave millennials and young adults the tools and resources to help them save, invest, plan a successful financial future.

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14 Best Dental Insurance Plans

Do you really need a dental insurance plan? Maybe you should just get a dental savings plan instead? If you’ve ever questioned what are the best dental insurance plans this article will help clarify them and help make your decision

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16 Best Bank Promotions and Bonuses

Who doesn’t love free money? While there are very few “free lunches” in the world, there are plenty of bank promotions to earn money for opening a new account. You can earn the bonus cash by making a qualifying deposit

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Credit Unions vs Bank: Which is best for you?

Have you ever wondered if you should use a credit union instead of a bank for your financial transactions? With so many options available today it can be hard to choose which institution to use. While banks and credit unions

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10 Best Home Insurance Companies

Homeownership is an adventure. There are a lot of great aspects to it, but there are also some things that just aren’t fun to deal with. Finding homeowners insurance is one of them. But since I know what a pain

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What is Life Insurance and How Exactly Does It Work

I’m sure at some point in your life you’ve wondered what life insurance is and how it works. It’s a fair question as it’s a complicated topic that a lot of people don’t think about until later in life. Or

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The 2 Basic Types of Life Insurance Policies

Have you thought about getting life insurance but avoided it because you are intimidated by the process of applying? Or because the topic of death isn’t one you like to dwell on too much? Or maybe you’ve heard how long