Cars are expensive, and their massive price tag goes beyond the sticker price you see in the window at your local dealership. Drivers pay for a number of ongoing costs, so if you’re in the market for a car, don’t forget to budget for these.
This week, the Senate is busy making changes to a tax bill that would make massive changes to our existing tax code. While nothing is set in stone yet (it’s expected to pass the Senate after Thanksgiving), in a recent round of revisions, there have been some noteworthy changes.
If you’re already using Alexa, and plan on doing a good chunk of your holiday spending on Amazon, you may as well earn some extra store credit in the process.
FIRE is having a moment, and it’s not hard to understand the appeal. Financial independence? Sounds great! Retiring Early? Sign me up! It’s a movement that’s quickly gaining momentum, too. We spoke with four FIRE enthusiasts and asked them to share what the movement is all about, and what it takes to achieve this…
Overdraft protection policies vary depending on the bank. Some might be worth it, but other policies might still end up costing you. According to a NerdWallet survey, 66 percent of people don’t realize that you can opt out of overdraft protection.
It’s November, which means it’s time for another brand spanking new money challenge. This month, we want you to reward yourself—with savings, of course.
House Republicans are set to reveal their tax plan today, but reports on the details are already circulating. While nothing is set in stone, the changes they want to make are pretty significant—“the biggest transformation of the U.S. tax code in more than 30 years,” according to the Wall Street Journal.
It’s time to wrap up another money challenge, folks! In October, we challenged you to make some extra cash by clearing out your closets and selling your junk. If you participated, we want to know how it went.
Let’s say you’re ready to get into this whole credit card churning thing. Or maybe you just want one card to start earning rewards on your day-to-day purchases. Either way, which card should you start with? And how much can you earn?
Credit card companies want you to use their rewards cards. They lure you with points, you rack up debt, they make enough money off of interest to make the whole venture worthwhile. Play it right, though, and you can beat them at their own game.
So many of us avoid negotiating because it seems so tricky and so confrontational. You don’t want to miss out on that money, though. One easy, non-confrontational way to haggle your salary? Make a ridiculous joke.
Believe it or not, student loan servicer Navient is being sued yet again for predatory lending practices that Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro calls “unfair and deceptive.” Navient claims they’re not doing anything wrong, but here’s what you should know, anyway.
Let’s say you have your sights set on a new city and you’re ready to pack your bags, get out of dodge, and start a new life in another part of the country. (Or even the world!) Getting out of dodge is expensive, but it’s easy to get a ballpark idea of cost.
When they step foot in a dealership, car shoppers generally focus on haggling the best price. But don’t forget: car loans are shoppable, too.
Our emotions play a big role in our money habits and behaviors. And, as a recent study led by financial psychologist Dr. Brad Klontz suggests, so can our memories.
This month, we challenged you to make a little pocket cash by cleaning out your closets and selling your unwanted junk. You might be wondering where exactly to sell this junk, though. Don’t get your old, unwanted knickers in a knot. We’ve got you covered.
Money issues get real for most students when they graduate. Between making sure your student loan payments are applied correctly to keeping up with a heap of new expenses, you learn to be financially vigilant. Another money issue to watch out for? Checking account fees.
Investing isn’t as hard (or as risky) as it seems, but it’s a lot of information and it does take some time to learn, which turns many people off of it altogether. However, if you’ve been putting it off and you have a hefty amount of cash savings, consider the problem of inflation.
Yesterday, fast food chain Sonic released a statement acknowledging that customers may have had their credit and debit card info stolen after a malware attack this year. We know the drill by now, right?