Why We’ll Miss John Bogle — and His Wealth of Investing Wisdom

Anyone who has reaped the benefits of an index mutual fund owes a debt of gratitude to John Bogle. Bogle, founder of the Vanguard Group, died Wednesday at age 89. Even if you’ve never heard his name, if you have a 401(k) or an IRA, you may have profited from his life’s work. His pioneering efforts to develop and popularize index...

Best 6-Month CD Rates January 2019

Best six-month CD rates for January 2019 Citizens Access: 2.35% APY, $5,000 minimum deposit Popular Direct: 2.49% APY, $10,000 minimum deposit PurePoint: 2.20% APY, $10,000 minimum deposit TIAA Bank: 2.05% APY, $5,000 minimum deposit Vio Bank: 2.00% APY, $500 minimum deposit Best 6-month CD rates | January 2019 Citizens Access 4.0 NerdWallet rating • 2.35% APY• $5,000 minimum deposit Citizens Access, Citizens Bank’s online...

7 ways to buy back your time

If you had an extra hour in your day, what would you do with it? Pick up a new hobby? Learn a new language? Find new ways to make money? What if you had two extra hours, or even three? What would you do then? To most, even an extra half hour in the day can seem like a gift. While some might think...

Best San Diego Mortgage Lenders of 2019

Thanks to white-sand beaches and year-round sunshine, deciding to live in San Diego is a no-brainer. But with scores of mortgage companies to pick from, finding the right one to finance your house can feel more difficult. That’s where NerdWallet comes in. We compared San Diego’s leading mortgage lenders — high-volume national brands along with local options — to identify top...

Homemaker’s Friend 2019 Daily Planner for just $13.98 shipped {Last chance!}

January 17, 2019 | MegAdd to my favorites {This deal post is sponsored by Homemaker’s Depot. Read our disclosure policy here.} Looking for a new 2019 planner? Don’t forget about this deal that ends in just a couple days! Homemaker’s Depot is currently offering MoneySavingMom readers an exclusive deal on their popular Homemaker’s Friend 2019 Daily Planner! Grab it for just $9.99 when you use coupon...

Enfamil Family Beginnings: Sign up for a welcome gift pack with $400 worth of freebies and coupon savings!

(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.) Sign up for Enfamil Family Beginnings to get FREE formula samples, coupon savings, and special offers. When you sign up for this as a new or expectant mother, you’ll get a welcome gift...

Mastercard’s New Rule Will Make Some ‘Free’ Trials More Transparent

So you jumped on a free trial of a company’s product — and then promptly forgot about it? If so, you likely know what happens next. The free trial quietly ends, with no alert or reminder, and you become a “recurring” customer who’s hit with the full standard price. Perhaps you then contact the company to ask for your money back. You may...

6 Cheap Places to Travel This Winter

Wondering where to go this winter on a budget? These cities were ranked among the cheapest places to travel based on either airfare alone or total vacation travel price. 1. San Juan, Puerto Rico San Juan was noted as having the cheapest vacation package price for hotel and airfare by CheapTickets, which surveyed prices for average hotel and airfare packages, daily hotel...

Travel Loyalty Program Reviews

Not all credit card rewards are created equal — point and mile redemption values vary from program to program. To better understand what points and miles are worth, NerdWallet researched the cash prices and reward-redemption values for hundreds of hotel rooms and flights. The tables below show average point values derived from that research. Average value per point/mile, in cents AIRLINES Domestic International Overall American 1.0 5.0 2.6 United 1.3 3.3 2.1 Delta 1.4 2.7 2.0 Southwest 1.6 1.9 1.7 JetBlue 1.5 1.7 1.6 Alaska 1.2 1.1 1.2 Frontier 0.8 1.1 0.9 Spirit 0.4 0.7 0.5 Average value per point/mile, in...

Take an Italian Sabbatical for Free, Thanks to Airbnb

Here’s your chance to experience a languid summer in the Italian countryside, sipping homemade wine, exploring historic village streets and contributing to the community. Airbnb is looking for volunteers to take an all-expenses-paid, three-month-long trip to Grottole, Italy this year. Four people will be selected for the sabbatical of a lifetime in the small town in the south of Italy, where...