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At Last, Online Travel Planning Is Becoming (a Little) Easier

At Last, Online Travel Planning Is Becoming (a Little) Easier

While the internet has made it easier to plan a trip yourself — and see how much you’re saving — …

Where Money Meets Feelings: Financial Therapy Finds Its Footing

Where Money Meets Feelings: Financial Therapy Finds Its Footing

“The financial therapy program trains people to recognize when an issue is outside of their expertise, and how to make …

What to Know as the Pause on Student Loans Is Set to Expire

What to Know as the Pause on Student Loans Is Set to Expire

College students heading to campus this fall may be confused by the recent headlines about student debt, and wonder: Does …

Advice for Handling Retiring During a Financial Downturn

Advice for Handling Retiring During a Financial Downturn

Most Americans finance their retirement with a certain amount of faith: Investing will help their savings keep pace with inflation, …

Electric Cars Are Too Costly for Many, Even With Aid in Climate Bill

Electric Cars Are Too Costly for Many, Even With Aid in Climate Bill

Policymakers in Washington are promoting electric vehicles as a solution to climate change. But an uncomfortable truth remains: Battery-powered cars …

Why College Students May Need Renter’s Insurance

Why College Students May Need Renter’s Insurance

College students who are already shopping for laptops, textbooks and other campus gear may want to add something else to …

What Should You Do When Your Partner Lies About His Earnings?

What Should You Do When Your Partner Lies About His Earnings?

This man was a financial adviser, and I would have thought that a useful piece of financial advice for two …

6 Ways You’re Coping With a Roller-Coaster Market

6 Ways You’re Coping With a Roller-Coaster Market

We measure the health of the economy as a whole by a few big numbers — interest rates, which the …

NerdWallet

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How to Help Loved Ones Deal With Debt

How to Help Loved Ones Deal With Debt

Juan Pinon, an electrical engineer in McAllen, Texas, struggled with credit card debt for years. It wasn’t until he confided …

What Chase Cards Come with TSA PreCheck?

What Chase Cards Come with TSA PreCheck?

TSA PreCheck can be a benefit to any kind of traveler, including both casual and frequent flyers. It saves you …

Cryptocurrency Tax Calculator

Cryptocurrency Tax Calculator

NerdWallet, Inc. is an independent publisher and comparison service, not an investment advisor. Its articles, interactive tools and other content …

How to Make Money With Bitcoin in 2022

How to Make Money With Bitcoin in 2022

Making money with Bitcoin (BTC) has become increasingly difficult in 2022. Prices have tumbled following a crypto crash. Promises of …

Medicare Part C vs. Part D: What’s the Difference?

Medicare Part C vs. Part D: What’s the Difference?

There are two ways to get prescription drug coverage with Medicare: Medicare Part C and Medicare Part D. Your choice …

How Much Do Hybrid Car Batteries Cost?

How Much Do Hybrid Car Batteries Cost?

Hybrid vehicles use different batteries than traditional gasoline-only vehicles and can run you anywhere between $1,000 and $8,000. The final …

How Much Do Electric Car Batteries Cost?

How Much Do Electric Car Batteries Cost?

When it comes to the cost of car batteries, electric vehicles take the trophy for the most expensive type. Depending …

What Is the VantageScore 4.0 Credit Scoring Model?

What Is the VantageScore 4.0 Credit Scoring Model?

Each of the three major credit bureaus, Equifax, Experian and TransUnion, issues credit report information that scoring models use to …

Get Rich Slowly

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Why I bought a NEW car

Why I bought a NEW car

I am 53 years old. Never in my life have I allowed myself to buy a car I truly love…until …

How self-centered shopping has made me happier with the things I buy

How self-centered shopping has made me happier with the things I buy

I’ve changed the way I shop over the past few years. And although the shift has been subtle, I’ve found …

Who coined the term FI/RE (financially-independent, retired early)?

Who coined the term FI/RE (financially-independent, retired early)?

It’s always fun to unearth some esoteric piece of personal-finance history. I know there are only a few nerds out …

What I learned at Fincon 2022

What I learned at Fincon 2022

It’s Sunday morning as I write this, and my weeklong adventure at Fincon 2022 in Orlando has come to an …

Call for reader questions and stories!

Call for reader questions and stories!

This week I’m in Orlando for Fincon, the annual gathering of folks who work at the intersection of money and …

Designing my life, part one: Building a compass

Designing my life, part one: Building a compass

Last week, I raved about the book Designing Your Life by Bill Burnett and Dave Evans. These two Standford design …

Marijuana and me

Marijuana and me

This article is difficult to write. It’s an admission that I failed. And it’s not like I failed once, but …

Designing your life

Designing your life

I am obsessed with the film Everything Everywhere All at Once. From the moment I saw the trailer, I knew …

The White Coat Investor

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Will I Be Protected If My Investment Broker Goes Bankrupt?

Will I Be Protected If My Investment Broker Goes Bankrupt?

By Alistair Vigier, Guest Writer Being an investor these days can undoubtedly be nerve-wracking with market uncertainty seemingly looming around …

Should I Get an HDHP Just to Use an HSA?

Should I Get an HDHP Just to Use an HSA?

[Editor’s Note: If you’ve reached a place of financial security, it’s nearly time to take the next steps on your …

Fiduciary Financial Advisors

Fiduciary Financial Advisors

Today, we are talking about fiduciaries. We do a refresher on what a fiduciary is and what responsibilities come with …

How to Fire Your Financial Advisor

How to Fire Your Financial Advisor

By Dr. James M. Dahle, WCI Founder Every week, I get an email from someone who wants to fire their …

5 Reasons Why I Don’t Regret Lump-Sum Investing in January 2022

5 Reasons Why I Don’t Regret Lump-Sum Investing in January 2022

[Editor’s Note: If you like the idea of investing in single-family homes, allow us introduce you to the Peak Housing …

8 Business Tax Errors That Could Really Cost You

8 Business Tax Errors That Could Really Cost You

[Editor’s Note: Deadline alert! Today is the final day to get $400 off The White Course Investor’s newest course, No …

TikTok Doctors Are Creating Millions of Fans and Making a Huge Impact on Social Media

TikTok Doctors Are Creating Millions of Fans and Making a Huge Impact on Social Media

By Josh Katzowitz, WCI Content Director Dr. Ali Rodriguez publicly started sharing her advice (and the details of her life) …

Disability Insurance: Your Health Is Your Wealth

Disability Insurance: Your Health Is Your Wealth

By Lawrence B. Keller, CFP®, CLU®, ChFC®, RHU®, LUFCF, A 2022 Platinum WCI Medical School Scholarship Sponsor When it comes …

20 Something Finance

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Where to Get Free or the Cheapest Flu Shots (2022-2023 Prices)

Where to Get Free or the Cheapest Flu Shots (2022-2023 Prices)

The Flu is Having a Comeback – and you Should Get a Cheap or Free Flu Shot This article has …

New Series I Bond Rate for May 2022 – October 2022: 9.62%!

New Series I Bond Rate for May 2022 – October 2022: 9.62%!

This article has been updated to reflect the new May to November, 2022 period. Big news for savers and investors …

The Maximum HSA Contribution for 2022 & 2023 (Update)

The Maximum HSA Contribution for 2022 & 2023 (Update)

This article has been updated for 2022 and 2023. The IRS has announced an inflation adjustment increase to the maximum …

Rakuten $40 Referral Bonus Promo + 15% Cash Back (Ends Soon)

Rakuten $40 Referral Bonus Promo + 15% Cash Back (Ends Soon)

Rakuten (formerly “Ebates”), is offering a ridiculously good $40 referral welcome bonus for new users who join via a referral …

How to Get Free High-Speed Internet from ISPs & the Government

How to Get Free High-Speed Internet from ISPs & the Government

This week, the Biden administration announced a significant new partnership with 20 ISPs (including AT&T, Comcast, Spectrum, and Verizon), covering …

You Can Now Get 8 More Free COVID Tests from the Government (USPS)

You Can Now Get 8 More Free COVID Tests from the Government (USPS)

Confirmed new COVID cases are back on the upswing, because… of course they are. To help combat the recent uptick, …

How Companies Exploit Customer Loyalty & Inertia (& How to Stop Them)

How Companies Exploit Customer Loyalty & Inertia (& How to Stop Them)

One of the most dispiriting feelings as a consumer in a capitalistic economy inevitably hits when a company raises its …

The Cheapest Electric Vehicles in 2022

The Cheapest Electric Vehicles in 2022

I decided that it would be worth the effort to research and share a list of the cheapest new electric …

Wisebread

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16 Small Steps You Can Take Now to Improve Your Finances

16 Small Steps You Can Take Now to Improve Your Finances

Wise Bread Picks You have all kinds of financial goals you want to achieve, but where should you begin? There …

How to Protect Yourself From Credit Card Theft

How to Protect Yourself From Credit Card Theft

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5 Renovations That Don’t Increase Your Resale Value

5 Renovations That Don’t Increase Your Resale Value

Wise Bread Picks The first major home renovation my husband and I ever undertook was insulating the walls of a …

5 Ways Gig Economy Workers Can Save for Retirement

5 Ways Gig Economy Workers Can Save for Retirement

Wise Bread Picks We are in the midst of a major economic shift. While workers in the past could expect …

5 Things to Know Before Adding Someone to the Deed

5 Things to Know Before Adding Someone to the Deed

Wise Bread Picks Sharing is caring — at least that’s what has been drilled into our minds. And for the …

Someone Took Out a Loan in Your Name. Now What?

Someone Took Out a Loan in Your Name. Now What?

Wise Bread Picks Identity theft wears many different faces. From credit cards to student loans, thieves can open different forms …

The 8 Most Eye-Opening Money Attractions in the U.S.

The 8 Most Eye-Opening Money Attractions in the U.S.

Wise Bread Picks Some of my most memorable vacations have centered around money — and didn’t require spending much of …

How to Dispute Mistakes On Your Credit Report

How to Dispute Mistakes On Your Credit Report

Wise Bread Picks There are several obvious reasons to give a hoot about your credit score, and very few reasons …