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Study: Gay and Bi Men Earn Less, Lesbians Earn More, Than Straight Counterparts

Study: Gay and Bi Men Earn Less, Lesbians Earn More, Than Straight Counterparts

FINANCE | By Kilian Melloy | Jul 31, 2021

The tattered myth that gays are generally better off than their heterosexual peers took another hit with a new study that reconfirms gay and bisexual men earn less than straight men do.

When It Can be a Good Idea to Co-Sign for Your Young Adult

When It Can be a Good Idea to Co-Sign for Your Young Adult

FINANCE | By Ben O'Shea, Nerdwallet | Jul 29, 2021

If you're the parent of a young adult, you may be asked to co-sign for a car loan or an apartment lease. Before you agree, know what's at stake.

Millennial Money: A Garden's Lessons for Growing Money

Millennial Money: A Garden's Lessons for Growing Money

FINANCE | By Sean Pyles, NerdWallet | Jul 28, 2021

Willing a plot of land into a vibrant state of bloom takes intention, know-how and no small amount of trial and error. Here's what my garden taught me about managing money.

Liz Weston: How to Have a Retirement Worth Saving For

Liz Weston: How to Have a Retirement Worth Saving For

FINANCE | By Liz Weston, NerdWallet | Jul 27, 2021

Most advice about retirement planning focuses on how to save enough money to replace your paycheck. But work provides us with a lot more than income.

Liz Weston: We Deserve a Better Credit Reporting System

Liz Weston: We Deserve a Better Credit Reporting System

FINANCE | By Liz Weston, NerdWallet | Jul 26, 2021

In some ways, the U.S. credit reporting system has improved. Unfortunately, our credit information still isn't as accurate, easy to obtain or secure as it needs to be.

How Digital Banking Is Driving Social Change

How Digital Banking Is Driving Social Change

FINANCE | By Dahna Chandler and E. Napoletano | Jul 24, 2021

A growing number of banks and fintechs are using digital banking platforms to meet the unique challenges and needs of individual communities.

8 Life Events When Couples Should Revisit Their Finances

8 Life Events When Couples Should Revisit Their Finances

FINANCE | By Lisa Rowan | Jul 22, 2021

Money discussions at the start of your relationship may have taken place years ago; your financial situation has probably changed considerably since then.

How to Be a Frugal Traveler and Still Have Fun

How to Be a Frugal Traveler and Still Have Fun

FINANCE | By Sara Rathner, NerdWallet | Jul 21, 2021

That first post-vaccine vacation is finally a possibility for many, but after more than a year without travel, the sticker shock is no joke.

Michael Kitces On The Right Way To Save For Retirement

Michael Kitces On The Right Way To Save For Retirement

FINANCE | By Taylor Tepper | Jul 19, 2021

You've probably heard you should be saving 10% to 15% of your pay into a tax-advantaged retirement account. The problem is...it may not be true.

Hospital 'Trauma Centers' Charge Enormous Fees to Treat Minor Injuries and Send People Home

Hospital 'Trauma Centers' Charge Enormous Fees to Treat Minor Injuries and Send People Home

FINANCE | By Jay Hancock | Jul 19, 2021

Tens of thousands of times a year, hospitals charge enormously expensive trauma alert fees for injuries so minor the patient is never admitted.

Using A Credit Card To Send Money On PayPal — Should You?

Using A Credit Card To Send Money On PayPal — Should You?

FINANCE | By Aaron Hurd | Jul 18, 2021

PayPal is a convenient way to send money to a friend or family member. But is using your credit card to send money using the service financially sensible?

Safety, Affordability Concerns Are Deterring LGBTQ Homebuyers

Safety, Affordability Concerns Are Deterring LGBTQ Homebuyers

FINANCE | By Natalie Campisi | Jul 17, 2021

Members of the LGBTQ community seeking homeownership have already faced years of systemic and societal injustices.

Child Tax Credit Starts Hitting U.S. Families' Bank Accounts

Child Tax Credit Starts Hitting U.S. Families' Bank Accounts

FINANCE | By Josh Boak | Jul 17, 2021

Biden has held out the new monthly payments, which will average $423 per family, as the key to halving child poverty rates. But he is also setting up a broader philosophical battle.

3 Ways To Close The Racial Wealth Gap After The Pandemic

3 Ways To Close The Racial Wealth Gap After The Pandemic

FINANCE | By Kemberley Washington | Jul 15, 2021

While the pandemic has devastated millions of Americans' financial security, the inequality of the racial wealth gap means that Black people have been hit even harder.

Are Amazon Credit Cards Worth It?

Are Amazon Credit Cards Worth It?

FINANCE | By Robin Saks Frankel | Jul 15, 2021

There are four Amazon credit cards to consider. Is one of them right for you?

How To Remove Collections From Your Credit Report

How To Remove Collections From Your Credit Report

FINANCE | By Jerry Brown | Jul 14, 2021

After a certain period of time, a collection account must be taken off of your report. If you want to remove it sooner or believe it's an error, you can take several actions to try and remove it.

7 International Airline Credit Cards Worth Applying For

7 International Airline Credit Cards Worth Applying For

FINANCE | By Eric Rosen | Jul 5, 2021

Here are some of the most significant reasons you should participate in international frequent-flyer programs and, what's more, apply for their co-branded credit cards.

How Points and Miles Credit Cards Can Ease Return to Travel

How Points and Miles Credit Cards Can Ease Return to Travel

FINANCE | By Melissa Lambarena, NerdWallet | Jul 3, 2021

Rewards like points and miles earned from a travel credit card can help aspirational travelers get to a long-awaited dream destination, especially as a new cardholder.

Liz Weston: How to Harness Your HSA's Superpowers

Liz Weston: How to Harness Your HSA's Superpowers

FINANCE | By Liz Weston, NerdWallet | Jun 22, 2021

High-deductible health insurance plans have hidden superpowers that make them a great way for some people to create a tax-free pot of money for retirement or other long-term goals.

Millennial Money: It's Time for Better Employee Benefits

Millennial Money: It's Time for Better Employee Benefits

FINANCE | By Kelsey Sheehy, NerdWallet | Jun 20, 2021

As the world fo work gets back on track, some employees may want a new normal — one that includes flexible scheduling and benefits that align with their needs and values.

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