US Investigating Airlines Over Slow Refunds During Pandemic

FINANCE | Sep 20, 2021

The Transportation Department is detailing efforts it says it is making to help airline customers who were wrongfully denied refunds after flights were canceled or changed during the pandemic.

5 Ways to Rein in Impulse Spending

FINANCE | By Melissa Lambarena, NerdWallet | Sep 12, 2021

When the nonessentials threaten to put your finances in jeopardy, it's important to keep your financial goals on track. Here are five strategies to help you navigate impulse spending.

Nerd Wallet: Pandemic Spurs School Finance Courses

FINANCE | By Amrita Jayakumar of Nerdwallet | Sep 11, 2021

What if you learned about budgeting or credit scores in the low-stakes environment of a classroom? It may not sound like fun, but at least it's more practical than trigonometry.

Census Data: Same-Sex Families Hit Twice as Hard by COVID Economic Downturn

FINANCE | By Kilian Melloy | Aug 16, 2021

Census data shows that same-sex families in America are twice as likely as their heterosexual counterparts to be severely hard-hit by the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

SEC Approves Nasdaq's Plan to Require Board Diversity

FINANCE | By Alexandra Olson | Aug 7, 2021

The Securities and Exchange Commission on Friday approved Nasdaq's groundbreaking proposal to boost the number of women, racial minorities and LGBTQ people on U.S. corporate boards.

Don't Want a Vaccine? Be Prepared to Pay More for Insurance

FINANCE | By Elisabeth Rosenthal, Glenn Kramon | Aug 5, 2021

In 2020, before covid vaccines, most major private insurers waived patient payments — from coinsurance to deductibles — for covid treatment. But many if not most have allowed that policy to lapse.

Study: Gay and Bi Men Earn Less, Lesbians Earn More, Than Straight Counterparts

FINANCE | By Kilian Melloy | Jul 31, 2021

The tattered myth that gays are generally better off than their heterosexual peers took another hit with a new study that reconfirms gay and bisexual men earn less than straight men do.

When It Can be a Good Idea to Co-Sign for Your Young Adult

FINANCE | By Ben O'Shea, Nerdwallet | Jul 29, 2021

If you're the parent of a young adult, you may be asked to co-sign for a car loan or an apartment lease. Before you agree, know what's at stake.

Millennial Money: A Garden's Lessons for Growing Money

FINANCE | By Sean Pyles, NerdWallet | Jul 28, 2021

Willing a plot of land into a vibrant state of bloom takes intention, know-how and no small amount of trial and error. Here's what my garden taught me about managing money.

Liz Weston: How to Have a Retirement Worth Saving For

FINANCE | By Liz Weston, NerdWallet | Jul 27, 2021

Most advice about retirement planning focuses on how to save enough money to replace your paycheck. But work provides us with a lot more than income.

Liz Weston: We Deserve a Better Credit Reporting System

FINANCE | By Liz Weston, NerdWallet | Jul 26, 2021

In some ways, the U.S. credit reporting system has improved. Unfortunately, our credit information still isn't as accurate, easy to obtain or secure as it needs to be.

How Digital Banking Is Driving Social Change

FINANCE | By Dahna Chandler and E. Napoletano | Jul 24, 2021

A growing number of banks and fintechs are using digital banking platforms to meet the unique challenges and needs of individual communities.

8 Life Events When Couples Should Revisit Their Finances

FINANCE | By Lisa Rowan | Jul 22, 2021

Money discussions at the start of your relationship may have taken place years ago; your financial situation has probably changed considerably since then.

How to Be a Frugal Traveler and Still Have Fun

FINANCE | By Sara Rathner, NerdWallet | Jul 21, 2021

That first post-vaccine vacation is finally a possibility for many, but after more than a year without travel, the sticker shock is no joke.

Michael Kitces On The Right Way To Save For Retirement

FINANCE | By Taylor Tepper | Jul 19, 2021

You've probably heard you should be saving 10% to 15% of your pay into a tax-advantaged retirement account. The problem may not be true.

Hospital 'Trauma Centers' Charge Enormous Fees to Treat Minor Injuries and Send People Home

FINANCE | By Jay Hancock | Jul 19, 2021

Tens of thousands of times a year, hospitals charge enormously expensive trauma alert fees for injuries so minor the patient is never admitted.

Using A Credit Card To Send Money On PayPal — Should You?

FINANCE | By Aaron Hurd | Jul 18, 2021

PayPal is a convenient way to send money to a friend or family member. But is using your credit card to send money using the service financially sensible?

Safety, Affordability Concerns Are Deterring LGBTQ Homebuyers

FINANCE | By Natalie Campisi | Jul 17, 2021

Members of the LGBTQ community seeking homeownership have already faced years of systemic and societal injustices.

Child Tax Credit Starts Hitting U.S. Families' Bank Accounts

FINANCE | By Josh Boak | Jul 17, 2021

Biden has held out the new monthly payments, which will average $423 per family, as the key to halving child poverty rates. But he is also setting up a broader philosophical battle.

3 Ways To Close The Racial Wealth Gap After The Pandemic

FINANCE | By Kemberley Washington | Jul 15, 2021

While the pandemic has devastated millions of Americans' financial security, the inequality of the racial wealth gap means that Black people have been hit even harder.

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