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Paring Back: The Power of Minimalism to Tidy Up Your Home and Your Finances

Have you decided that 2019 will be your year of decluttering, minimizing, and consuming less? If so, you’re not the only one. As Becoming Minimalist founder Joshua Becker discovered, the topic is on a lot of people’s minds. Becker’s new book, The Minimalist Home, was released on Dec. 18. Within an hour, Amazon was sold out. By that evening, Walmart, Target,...

The Ultimate Guide of Over 50 Money Saving Tips For 2019

How much money do you save each month? Do you wish you had some more money saving tips for 2019? If you're looking for some of the best money saving tips, then you've come to the right place! There are many ways to learn how to save money, and today I'm going to tell you about them. I am often asked...

NerdWallet’s 2019 Best-Of Awards

After hundreds of hours of comparing rates, fees and rewards, we’re proud to bring you the winners of NerdWallet’s 2019 Best-Of Awards. From credit cards to mortgage lenders to personal loans and more, these financial companies and products have earned our editorial team’s top ratings. Our winners list is effective as of Dec. 1, 2018. Winners in each category are listed...

3 Money Tasks You Need to Do Right Now

Most financial to-do lists focus on what you need to get done by Dec. 31, but there’s also a brief window early in the new year to save yourself some significant cash. Here are three tasks to consider doing now: 1. Avoid tax penalties If you live in a high-tax area, have a bunch of children or otherwise take a lot...

How to Refinance International Student Loans: Compare Options for 2019

Refinancing international student loans is more difficult for visa holders working in the U.S. who don’t have a credit history. There are private lenders that will refinance your student loans, but you’ll have to do one of the following: Build your U.S. credit history. Have an eligible co-signer. Qualify for a niche loan for international working graduates. Refinancing means a lender will pay off your...

How I Ditched Debt: Holiday Bills Break a Couple’s Budget

In this series, NerdWallet interviews people who have triumphed over debt using a combination of commitment, budgeting and smart financial choices. Responses have been edited for length and clarity. One Christmas brought a breaking point for Anthony and Jhanilka Hartzog. The young couple had just racked up a couple thousand dollars in credit card charges to finance gifts for their...

Have you signed up yet?

It’s the LAST DAY of the Eat at Home Challenge. I’m sad for it to come to an end, but it’s been fun to get to hang out with you on Facebook and to get so many great recipe ideas and inspiration from you all! I wanted to remind you that today is also the very last day to get...

Is My Brokerage Account Insured?

Your bank account balances are insured by the FDIC. Assets in your brokerage are also protected, but by a different entity — the nonprofit Securities Investor Protection Corporation, or SIPC. In the unlikely event your broker or robo-advisor financially fails — and also fails to move your money to another protected firm — and investors’ assets are missing or at...

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January 15, 2019 | GretchenAdd to my favorites (Note: The links in this post are affiliate links, and we will be compensated when you make a purchase by clicking through our links. Read our disclosure policy here.) Jane has these Girl’s Lace Leggings for only $6.99 shipped right now! Choose from two different styles and six color options. These leggings are SO adorable! ...

Chubb Insurance Review 2019: Complaints, Ratings and Coverage

Customer satisfaction ratings are average or better. Has fewer customer complaints compared with other companies its size for auto and home insurance. Home and auto insurance policies include identity theft and monitoring services, and other high-end perks. Overview Chubb specializes in auto and home insurance for well-to-do customers. The company’s suite of products features generous coverage options and perks that aren’t usually available...