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Get Ready Because It’s #TimeToMint!

Today, we’re excited to introduce our #TimeToMint campaign, a reminder that wherever you are, whenever you want, for whatever you need — anytime can be a time to Mint. Taking a moment to Mint before making financial decisions is an opportunity to make progress toward any…
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Main Causes of Inflation

You may have heard that in November 2021, inflation reached the highest rate in 30 years, but what does that mean, and how does it impact you? Let’s start with the basics. Inflation is an economic phenomenon where the value of goods and services in an economy increases…
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How to Earn a Degree on the Company Dime

If you’ve been thinking about going back to school in 2022, you’ve probably considered earning that degree while continuing to work full or part-time. But that’s not the only way your employer can help to fund your tuition. Many companies offer tuition…
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What It’s Like to Fly Semiprivate on JSX

Would you jump on the opportunity to fly “private” for the price of a normal airline seat? That’s the experience JetSuiteX promised when it launched in 2016. Now known as simply JSX, the public charter airline has since expanded to dozens of routes along the West Coast…
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4 Things to Know Before Getting the Chase Freedom Flex

Looking for a $0-annual fee credit card with rewarding bonus spending categories? Look no further than the Chase Freedom Flex℠, a solid Chase travel card for beginners that offers up to 5% in bonus reward categories that change every three months. But before you apply…
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How to Start a New Career: 9 Career Change Tips for 2022

You probably had to pick a career field early in life, but what happens if you later realize it’s not right for you? If you’re wondering how to start a new career, either later in life or after trying different jobs, you’re not alone. In 2021, an increasing number of…
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What Is Fiat Currency?

Fiat currency is a term that describes the money you use every day. The U.S. dollar is a fiat currency, as are most other modern currencies circulating around the world. Fiat currencies’ values are generally supported by the economic power of a government. This kind of…
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Should Chase Cardholders Use Points or Cash to Book Flights?

One question that we often get is, when should you use your miles or pay cash for flights? In the case of airline miles, the decision depends on your valuation of those miles, and then it comes down to a bit of math. However, the answer is a lot more complicated when…
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NerdWallet Insurance Services, Inc. Licenses and Disclosures

Last updated 7/2/20 NerdWallet Insurance Services, Inc., a Delaware corporation, is a licensed property and casualty insurance producer (broker/agent) in the District of Columbia and all states EXCEPT New York, as follows: License StateRegistered Entity Name License #…
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How a Financial Therapist Can Help Shift Your Money Mindset

This article provides information for educational purposes. NerdWallet does not offer advisory or brokerage services, nor does it recommend specific investments, including stocks, securities or cryptocurrencies. Investing your money can be an emotional affair. On one hand…
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How to Negotiate Your Way to Better Health

Every time the calendar changes to a new year, many people start thinking of ways to improve their lives. While there’s no reason that you can only do a “New Year’s resolution” at the start of a new year, it’s common for people to start goals in…
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Has the AmEx Platinum Turned Into a Glorified Coupon Book?

The Platinum Card® from American Express raised its annual fee this year, and added a few more random discounts narrowly disguised as “statement credits.” We’re looking at you, Walmart+ and SoulCycle. With a massive $695 annual fee, is The Platinum Card® from…
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3 Easy Ways to Increase Your Annual Vacation Budget

Having an annual vacation budget is a helpful way to know how much you can spend on trips and travel every year. If you would like to increase the amount of money you have available for vacations, this guide offers tips on creating a budget and three steps you can take to…
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Save for What Makes You Feel Good in 2022

You probably know to plan and save for the big and boring expenses, aka financial needs. But what about the fun stuff? Expenses that don’t put a roof over your head, but do provide joy, rejuvenation and other hard-to-quantify benefits are worth saving for, too. In fact…
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How to Get E&O Insurance for Insurance Agents

Errors and omissions, or E&O, insurance can protect insurance agents from a slew of financial risks, such as mistakes in their work or missing deadlines that affect client coverage. Here’s how it works and what to know about getting E&O insurance for insurance…
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Smart Money Podcast: Buying Your Dream House

Welcome to NerdWallet’s Smart Money podcast, where we usually answer your real-world money questions. This episode, we kick off our series all about financial dreams, with conversations with Nerds who have accomplished their financial dreams and interviews with outside…
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The Best Travel Credit Cards for Low Spenders

You’ve probably seen an exciting article or two about people traveling to far-flung destinations using travel rewards points. As inspirational as these stories tend to be, they may seem out of reach for you — especially if you’re a low spender. After all, how do you…