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Take Heart, Millennials — Investing Is Within Your Reach

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5 ‘Logical’ Credit Moves That Can Lead to Trouble

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Amazon Prime Cardholders Can Get 6% Back on Prime Day Purchases

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VW Aims to Plug Into Nostalgia With Electric Microbus

When I was a kid, my best friend’s family got a Volkswagen Microbus. At that time, in the mid-’60s, American cars were land yachts with gas-guzzling V-8 engines draped in acres of chrome. Then, along came this odd-looking van with high seating, a horizontal steering…
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Side Hustles for Teachers: The Complete Guide

Table of Contents Being a teacher is one of the most essential jobs there is. Educators are the ones that ignite a love of learning inside each of us, and help mold us for future success in life. But despite all the responsibility that comes with being a teacher, it’s a…
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How to Cancel Subscriptions on iPhone, iPad and Mac

At NerdWallet, we strive to help you make financial decisions with confidence. To do this, many or all of the products featured here are from our partners. However, this doesn’t influence our evaluations. Our opinions are our own. Technology makes it almost too easy to…
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Stocking Up for School Can Be Eco-friendly — and Economical

At NerdWallet, we strive to help you make financial decisions with confidence. To do this, many or all of the products featured here are from our partners. However, this doesn’t influence our evaluations. Our opinions are our own. Earth-friendly school supplies can be…
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What to Do When Back to School Bites You in the Budget

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Tax Relief: How to Get Rid of Your Back Taxes

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7 Things College Freshmen Don’t Need — and 10 They Do

At NerdWallet, we strive to help you make financial decisions with confidence. To do this, many or all of the products featured here are from our partners. However, this doesn’t influence our evaluations. Our opinions are our own. Those ubiquitous checklists of “dorm…
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Why Financial Freedom Is All About Options

While the traditional definition of financial freedom is that you have enough in investments, savings, and passive income that you don’t have to ever work for money again, it can also mean that you reach a point where you don’t stress out about finances. Unless you’re…
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Enter the #MyMintBalance Sweepstakes for a Chance to Win $5,000

Official rules here. You may have noticed a significant surge in conversation on your social media about the current state of personal financial advice, particularly around budgeting. We saw it, too — and we feel you. Too often people are told that if they want to save…
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9 Tips To Be Financially Free And Pay Off Your House

One of my favorite shows is Sex and the City. Those women lived glamorous lives I could only dream about. And, Carrie, a writer, was living my dream life as a famous writer in Manhattan. One of the story lines that sticks out is when she and Aiden are breaking up and she has…
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How to Free Yourself from Financial Stress

Do you ever feel on edge because you’re not sure if you have enough in your bank account to cover your bills and put food on the table? If so, you’re far from alone. A recent study by the United Way ALICE Project reveals that 51 million households — which equals half…
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Credit Card Reviews: Best Credit Cards for Students

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Moving? Here Are The 5 Best Apps To Sell Your Stuff

Last year, my husband and I were packing up our Denver apartment to prepare for our move back to his home state of Indiana. We’d put an offer in on a house and had only given ourselves a couple of days to pack everything up. While we were packing, we were almost…
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Downsizing? Here Are The Pros And Cons You’ll Need To Consider

A few years ago Dave Munson and his family decided to move from their 5,600-square-feet, 8-bedroom house in the city of San Antonio, Texas, to a smaller, unique living situation: tents. Well, fancy, upscale tents that total 2,000 square feet altogether. While it turned out…
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How To Have A Budget-Friendly Baby Shower

[embedded content] Is it baby season? Maybe there’s something in the water, I’ve been planning a LOT OF baby showers recently. In fact, I even helped plan my own a few months ago. When I was a young girl, I dreamed of two things: the perfect wedding (thanks, Michael) and…
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Free Printable Activities to Help You Beat the Heat on a Budget

Summer is the favorite time of year for many young kids. It means no school, pool parties, and endless popsicles. For parents however, the rising heat often comes hand in hand with soaring expenses. While it may not seem like much to begin with, the summer camps, daycares…