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Credit Card Rental Car Insurance: The Best Perk You Didn’t Know You Had

Some credit cards include a Collision Damage Waiver (CDW), aka rental car insurance covering damage, theft, and towing. CDWs save you the $15 to $30 per day you would otherwise pay for the rental agency’s insurance, and in the event of an accident can help you avoid paying a deductible and hike in premiums for your regular auto insurer.

Paid Maternity (and Paternity) Leave: What You Need To Know

Paid maternity and paternity leave aren’t guaranteed in the U.S., so take steps to make sure your family is personally and financially prepared for the costs of having a baby. These include getting your work projects ready for your absence, saving up, and taking out a life insurance policy.