Author Archives: Emie Fortney

About Emie Fortney

Emie Fortney is a self-proclaimed ‘info-maniac’, a lifetime academic learner and a lover of the English language. With a pension for the technical, scientific and methodical aspects of life and technology she prides herself on providing readers with the most enlightening and accurate information available. She hopes to make a difference in the world today by continually providing accurate information in areas of her expertise to those seeking knowledge.

Should I Buy a Timeshare?

Nearly all of us have heard about timeshares, and the supposedly great deals they offer over hotels. Many of us have also heard that they are a scam or a ripoff. While the timeshares sales people will make it out … Continue reading

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Clark Howard Hates Timeshares

When deciding on a major purchase, many consumers look to expert opinions to help them decide whether or not a purchase is a good idea. As the star of The Clark Howard Show, Clark Howard is a consumer expert who … Continue reading

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Hotels vs Timeshares: Why Hotels Are the Cheaper Option

One of the main selling points that timeshare representatives emphasize is the fact that timeshares are less expensive than hotels. This is not exactly true. Timeshare representatives are salespeople, and that’s exactly what they’re trying to do – sell you … Continue reading

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Are Credit Cards Beating Credit Karma at Its Own Game?

Credit Karma is currently the king of free credit scores, but that crown may be in jeopardy. Major credit card companies, such as Discover, Barclaycard and First Bankcard are now offering free credit scores to their customers as part of … Continue reading

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