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Key Inflation Gauge Hit 6.1% in January, Highest Since 1982

Key Inflation Gauge Hit 6.1% in January, Highest Since 1982

FINANCE | By Christopher Rugaber | Feb 25, 2022

An inflation gauge that is closely monitored by the Federal Reserve jumped 6.1% in January compared with a year ago, the latest evidence that Americans are enduring sharp price increases that will likely worsen after Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

Treasury: Most COVID Rental Aid went to Low-Income Residents

Treasury: Most COVID Rental Aid went to Low-Income Residents

FINANCE | By Michael Casey | Feb 25, 2022

More than 80% of the billions of dollars in federal rental assistance aimed at keeping families in their homes during the pandemic went to low-income tenants, the Treasury Department said Thursday.

If Your Life Changed in 2021, Watch for Income Tax Surprises

If Your Life Changed in 2021, Watch for Income Tax Surprises

FINANCE | By Andy Rosen, Nerdwallet | Feb 24, 2022

As the income tax filing deadline approaches, life changes from last year may bring a new wave of surprises for U.S. taxpayers.

8 Start-Up Funding Sources for LGBTQA+ Entrepreneurs

8 Start-Up Funding Sources for LGBTQA+ Entrepreneurs

FINANCE | Feb 22, 2022

Start-up funding can be difficult to obtain. Many companies have strict guidelines that they follow, which unfortunately do not include provisions for LGTQA+ Entrepreneurs.

Painless — Even Fun — Ways to Learn about Money

Painless — Even Fun — Ways to Learn about Money

FINANCE | By Liz Weston, NerdWallet | Feb 22, 2022

The online landscape is littered with horrible personal finance advice. Where can you look for sound, factually correct money content?

Rents Reach 'Insane' Levels Across U.S. with No End in Sight

Rents Reach 'Insane' Levels Across U.S. with No End in Sight

FINANCE | By R. J. Rico | Feb 21, 2022

Rents have exploded across the country, causing many to dig deep into their savings, downsize to subpar units or fall behind on payments and risk eviction now that a federal moratorium has ended.

Pressure Mounts on Congress to Curb Lawmaker Stock Trading

Pressure Mounts on Congress to Curb Lawmaker Stock Trading

FINANCE | By Brian Slodysko | Feb 15, 2022

Amid a steady drip of damaging headlines, pressure is building for Congress to pass legislation that would curtail lawmakers' ability to speculate on the stock market.

Liz Weston: How Your Parents' Debt Could Outlive Them

Liz Weston: How Your Parents' Debt Could Outlive Them

FINANCE | By Liz Weston, NerdWallet | Feb 6, 2022

Many people believe one of two common myths when a parent dies in debt: That an adult child will become liable for their parents' debt, or that they can't.

Millennial Money: How to Get What You Want at Your Next Job

Millennial Money: How to Get What You Want at Your Next Job

FINANCE | By Amrita Jayakumar of Nerdwallet | Feb 5, 2022

Millennials have long been at the mercy of economic events. But thanks to the Great Resignation that began in 2021, this generation is experiencing its first brush with power and opportunity.

Home is Where the Rainbow Heart Is: Top 10 Tips for LGBTQ Homebuyers

Home is Where the Rainbow Heart Is: Top 10 Tips for LGBTQ Homebuyers

SPONSORED CONTENT | Jan 25, 2022

Ready to utter the words "home sweet home?" MyPoint Credit Union offers 10 tips for home buying to keep in mind.

Goodbye 'Godsend': Expiration of Child Tax Credits Hits Home

Goodbye 'Godsend': Expiration of Child Tax Credits Hits Home

FINANCE | By John Raby, Fatima Hussein, and Josh Boak | Jan 14, 2022

For the first time in half a year, families on Friday are going without a monthly deposit from the child tax credit.

Liz Weston: Why a 401(k)-to-IRA Rollover Could Be a Mistake

Liz Weston: Why a 401(k)-to-IRA Rollover Could Be a Mistake

FINANCE | By Liz Weston, NerdWallet | Jan 9, 2022

If you leave a job or retire, you're often encouraged to roll over your 401(k) or other workplace retirement account into an individual retirement account. That might not be the right move.

Millennial Money: Save for What Makes You Feel Good in 2022

Millennial Money: Save for What Makes You Feel Good in 2022

FINANCE | By Laura McMullen, NerWallet | Jan 8, 2022

Expenses that don't put a roof over your head, but do provide joy, rejuvenation and other hard-to-quantify benefits are worth saving for, too.

Cryptocurrency Market and Trends

Cryptocurrency Market and Trends

FINANCE | Jan 3, 2022

The traditional exchange model that involves money, given a chance, may also incorporate the use of cryptocurrency and its trade.

Millennial Money: Would You Relocate for $10K? Should You?

Millennial Money: Would You Relocate for $10K? Should You?

FINANCE | By Kelsey Sheehy, NerdWallet | Dec 28, 2021

Cities and states are shelling out serious cash to lure remote workers. But a snap decision could cost more than the money you're chasing.

Whom Should we Tip for the Holidays — and How Much?

Whom Should we Tip for the Holidays — and How Much?

FINANCE | By Laura McMullen, NerWallet | Dec 23, 2021

You're likely planning to give some extra love to family and friends this time of year. But what about your dog walker or babysitter? Consider showing appreciation for your service providers with a gratuity.

Is It Safe to Invest in the Stock Exchange?

Is It Safe to Invest in the Stock Exchange?

FINANCE | Dec 22, 2021

It is highly safe to invest in the stock market due to many reasons. Here are the reasons why investors should invest in the stock exchange market.

Get Skills, Not Bills, at an Unpaid Internship

Get Skills, Not Bills, at an Unpaid Internship

FINANCE | By Sara Rathner, NerdWallet | Dec 19, 2021

Between temporarily relocating to another city, buying and maintaining office-appropriate attire, and paying for everyday costs, it can cost thousands of dollars for interns to add a few lines to their resumes.

People Pressure Governments Worldwide to Act on Inflation

People Pressure Governments Worldwide to Act on Inflation

FINANCE | By Joseph Wilson | Dec 18, 2021

Workers, opposition leaders, and citizens are pressuring governments from Europe to the Americas to intervene as surging consumer prices squeeze households and businesses.

Millennial Money: Keep an Eye on Debt Using Visual Aids

Millennial Money: Keep an Eye on Debt Using Visual Aids

FINANCE | By Melissa Lambarena | Dec 18, 2021

The internet is full of debt-tracking templates that can help you log milestones toward your debt-free goals. From coloring pages to spreadsheets, here's how you can use visual aids to demolish debt.

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