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Will a Summer Job Burn Your Financial Aid for College?

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. Roughly one-third of teenagers have…
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Big Law: What It Is and What Salary You Should Expect

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. Big Law is a nickname for large…
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Cheapest Auto Insurance in Houston for 2019

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How to Prepare for Unpaid Parental Leave

It’s no secret that parental leave in the United States leaves a lot to be desired. In fact, it’s the only developed nation that doesn’t require paid leave of some kind, according to the Pew Research Center. The kicker is that nearly half of two-parent households are…
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4 Cool-Down Summer Escapes You Can Book With Points

Summer vacations don’t have to be summery. When it’s 85 degrees and you’ve already spent a month reading pulp thrillers in the inflatable kiddie pool in the backyard, getting away from it all can mean going somewhere cool. And there’s nothing cooler than using points…
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How to Get a Refund if Nature Thwarts Your Vacation Plans

You found a great deal on your trip to the Caribbean, but you didn’t realize that dealmeant you’d be traveling during hurricane season. Now, there’s a storm bearing down, ruining your vacation plans. If an unexpected natural disaster affects your trip…
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American Expands Options for Booking Flights to Asia

Getting to Asia might require a long-haul flight and probably a stop or two, but at least it’s getting easier to book through American Airlines. The carrier has launched a new codeshare agreement with Cathay Dragon that allows American Airlines passengers to connect to…
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4 Ways to Quickly Rack Up Miles for Your Next Flight

Cost is one of the biggest obstacles to travel. A lot of people presumably would go a lot more places if getting around were cheaper or, better yet, free. That’s why so many travelers play the points and miles game: Plane tickets can be booked for nearly nothing, after…
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What You Might Get From the Equifax Data Breach Settlement

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Back-to-School on a Budget + Printables

The long summer days are coming to an end soon, which means that back-to-school season is almost upon us. While back-to-school shopping might be a source of excitement for the little ones who are looking forward to the year ahead, the cost of these shopping trips can cause…
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6 Credit Cards for People With No Credit

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8 Credit Cards For When You Have ‘Just Average’ Credit

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8 First-Time Home Buyer Loans and Programs

Buying a home is so hard, they should make it an Olympic event. It’s not just the paperwork; it’s the terminology, the fees and the number of people involved. It’s natural to want to agree to whatever, sign everything and just get through the process as fast as you…
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Tax Planning for Beginners: 6 Concepts to Know

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Benefits of the Capital One Platinum

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. TheCapital One® Platinum Credit…
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Credit Score Up? How to Build Your Credit Smarts Too

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. Well done, America. Credit scores across…
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Here Is How To Pay Off Student Loans In College

The student loan crisis has reached a fever pitch. It’s become a national epidemic, one that reached $1.5 trillion in 2018. Paying off student loans is a rite of passage for twenty-somethings, one that often begins just a few months after college graduation. But for some…