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Coinbase vs FTX.US: 2022 Comparison

Coinbase and FTX.US provide applications that allow U.S. customers to buy and sell cryptocurrencies. While their fees vary, FTX.US ranks slightly higher in NerdWallet’s reviews of the two companies’ trading and transaction fees. Coinbase, on the other hand, has a more…
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PayPal Fee Calculator

PayPal charges payment processing fees whenever it processes a customer payment. The fees you’ll pay depend on which service your business uses. Common services include standard credit card payments, Checkout for online purchases and Zettle for in-person transactions. »…
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How My Fiance and I Reconciled Our Relationships With Money

The investing information provided on this page is for educational purposes only. NerdWallet does not offer advisory or brokerage services, nor does it recommend or advise investors to buy or sell particular stocks, securities or other investments. One of the first things I…
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For Valentine’s Day, Couple Your Finances

When Alli Williams married her husband in 2019, she knew she would be marrying into about $150,000 of student loan debt. Now, a few years later, she and her husband have gotten on the same financial page with their budgets and bank accounts, and they’ve paid off not only…
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Coinbase vs. Crypto.com: 2022 Comparison

Coinbase and Crypto.com are among the most popular places to buy cryptocurrencies, but they each have unique offerings. Coinbase, for example, has several features intended to create an onramp for beginners to learn about buying and selling cryptocurrencies. In addition…
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6 Passes That Simplify Rental Car Toll Charges

Paying tolls when renting a car can be frustrating and expensive. After rental car company fees, a single small toll can end up multiplying in cost. A rental car company once charged me for an entire week of a toll pass just for using one toll, so instead of paying $1.75 I…
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Check Your DMs for Debt Collectors and Scams

Social media is where you watch cooking videos, gaze at photos of dreamy travel destinations and doomscroll through endless news headlines. Now, sites like Instagram, Facebook and Twitter could also be where debt collectors slide into your DMs. In late 2021, rule changes…
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Credit Bureau Phone Numbers Put You in Touch With Help

The three major credit bureaus in the U.S. are Experian, Equifax and TransUnion. There are plenty of reasons why you might need to contact one of them, including disputing an item on your credit report, freezing your credit, or reporting fraud or identity theft. While the…
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Is Community College Free?

There are at least 23 states that offer free community college tuition to some students. “Free” doesn’t necessarily mean your education will carry no cost. Students are often expected to cover fees, room and board and transportation. In addition, free community college…
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The Most Romantic Money Moves You Can Make

For some people, talking about money is as pleasurable a way to spend time together as going for a long walk on the beach. “I am a money nerd, so to me, talking about money is super fun, and I’ve paired up with someone who is the same,” says Kate Fries, a certified…
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Best Chase Balance Transfer Credit Cards

Balance transfer cards can provide financial relief by making it easier to pay down debt. And Chase offers a few credit cards that feature introductory 0% periods on balance transfers, which can help cardholders save money on interest while they pay down transferred debt…
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How to Spoil Your Gals Without Breaking Your Wallet’s Heart

As a holiday, Valentine’s Day is kind of a mixed bag. On one hand, it serves as a reminder to appreciate our significant others and the value of romance. On the other hand, the modern iteration of Valentine’s Day was essentially created to sell greeting…
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How To Plan The Perfect First Date

First dates are a high-risk, high-reward situation. If things go well, it could be the first step to a relationship that changes your life forever. If it goes poorly, you’ll essentially be paying money to suffer through hours of awkward conversation. You can help to…
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Should You Get Travel Insurance for Your Spring Break Trip?

Winter is thawing, midterms are on the horizon and beach travel deals are populating every other post on your social feeds. This can only mean one thing — spring break is coming. Amid the daydreams of sun and relaxation, ski hills and hot tubs, or community service trips…
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4 Ways to Save Money on Bachelor or Bachelorette Parties

Let’s be honest — there’s nothing quite as exciting as the freedom of a bachelor or bachelorette party. Whether you’re heading out for a single night or skipping town on a multiday adventure, these parties can be as thrilling as they are costly. And they’re not…
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Ask a Travel Nerd: To Save Big, Book Hotels With Points

Would you rather have free flights or free hotel rooms for the rest of your life? As someone who spends a lot of time crisscrossing the U.S. with family and friends, my first instinct is to say flights. I rarely spend more than a few nights per year in a hotel, because I’m…
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What Is Medigap Plan L? What You Need to Know

Medigap Plan L is a Medicare Supplement Insurance plan that helps pay for some out-of-pocket expenses related to Medicare Part A and Part B coverage. Unlike most Medigap plans, Plan L pays for only part of the cost of covered services. As a result, you’ll still have to pay…