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What Is Medigap Plan G? What You Need to Know

Medigap Plan G is one of 10 Medicare Supplement Insurance plans. Medigap assists with fees such as coinsurance, copayments and deductibles that aren’t...

Smart Money Podcast: 5 Financial Tasks for Fall, and Kid Debit Cards

Welcome to NerdWallet’s Smart Money podcast, where we answer your real-world money questions. This week’s episode starts with a discussion about five...

4 Workarounds to Book Your Fall Vacation Rental With Points

Booking a vacation home rental with rewards points is more difficult than booking a hotel, but it’s not impossible with these tips.

AARP Credit Card Holders Endure Bumpy Move to Barclays From Chase

Frustrated AARP credit cardholders, endured hours-long phone-call wait times.

5 Steps to Level Up Your Side Hustle

The pandemic isn’t crushing the entrepreneurial spirit. It’s fueling it. People normally tied to a desk or working double shifts used lockdown to laun...

Pay for Your Kid’s College? 3 Times to Think Twice

The debate over student loan debt often neglects a significant group: parents. About 1 in every 3 dollars the federal government lent for undergraduat...

Smart Money Podcast: Nerdy Deep Dives: Investing, Part 1

Welcome to NerdWallet’s Smart Money podcast, where we answer your real-world money questions. For the next few weeks we’re diving deep into investing...

The Property Line: Watch for Signs of a Better Market for Buyers

Today’s housing market is hostile to home buyers because not enough homes are for sale. Would-be buyers find themselves in bidding wars and competing...

Don’t Let Social Security Steer You Wrong

Few retirement decisions are as critical, or as easy to get wrong, as when and how to take your Social Security benefits. The rules can be so convolut...

What’s It Cost to Fill Up an EV?

Would you like to pay $2 a gallon — or a lot less — for gas? If you drove an electric car, that’s the equivalent of what you would pay…

How to Bounce Back From a Credit Card Mistake

Credit card mistakes happen to even the most seasoned card users. They can be costly, but they're not irreversible. Here are ways to fix and prevent e...

Why You Should Pack a Travel Guidebook, Even in 2021

I’ve seen more travel guidebooks on library shelves and coffee tables in vacation rentals than I have in travelers’ hands as they navigate a new city....

4 Traits That Have Helped Small Businesses Survive the Pandemic

About half of Americans have deliberately shopped more at small and locally owned businesses during the pandemic, and many have rallied especially har...

The Freelancing Boom May Change How You Buy Life Insurance

Younger generations seem to have a knack for disrupting the status quo, and life insurance may be next on the list. As Generation Z and millennial wor...

5 Options for Your Money Before Student Loan Payments Resume

The Biden administration has extended the federal student loan payment pause a final time, meaning borrowers won’t owe money or accrue interest until...