Should you buy now, pay later for back to school? | Personal finance

Should you buy now, pay later for back to school?  |  Personal finance

Jackie Veling Inflation has been hitting family budgets all summer and the latest line item to take a hit is school supplies. According to the National Retail Federation, which released its annual back-to-school survey in July 2022, shoppers felt the pressure, cutting spending in other categories and working longer hours to cover school supplies. They’re … Read more

$ 6 Billion in Student Aid Scammed Signals of Change Coming | Personal finance

$ 6 Billion in Student Aid Scammed Signals of Change Coming |  Personal finance

Anna Helhoski More than 200,000 federal student loan borrowers who have been misled from their schools are in line for $ 6 billion in debt relief following a preliminary court-approved settlement on August 4. It is a huge deal and a huge win for borrowers. But these discharges are just the latest in a series … Read more

$ 6 Billion in Student Aid Scammed Signals of Change Coming | Personal finance

$ 6 Billion in Student Aid Scammed Signals of Change Coming |  Personal finance

Anna Helhoski More than 200,000 federal student loan borrowers who have been misled from their schools are in line for $ 6 billion in debt relief following a preliminary court-approved settlement on August 4. It is a huge deal and a huge win for borrowers. But these discharges are just the latest in a series … Read more

Today’s Cash-Out Refinancing Rates | Smart Change: Personal Finance

Today’s Cash-Out Refinancing Rates |  Smart Change: Personal Finance

Andrea Riquier – Consultant for Forbes If you’ve built up some equity in your home, a cash refinance could be an option to access the money when you need it, for example to renovate your home or consolidate debt. This type of refinance pays off and replaces your existing mortgage with a larger loan and … Read more

5 ways to feel richer (even if you aren’t) | Personal finance

5 ways to feel richer (even if you aren’t) |  Personal finance

Kimberly Palmer The investment 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. In a way, feeling “rich” depends less on how many zeros you have in your bank … Read more

The 2 biggest social security problems nobody talks about | Personal finance

The 2 biggest social security problems nobody talks about |  Personal finance

(Sean Williams) Social Security is vital to the financial well-being of our nation’s retired workers, as well as millions of disabled workers and survivors of deceased workers. The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities in April 2022 released a report which showed that nearly 22.5 million people are pulled out of poverty each year due … Read more

Should you buy now, pay later for back to school? | Personal finance

Should you buy now, pay later for back to school?  |  Personal finance

Jackie Veling Inflation has been hitting family budgets all summer and the latest line item to take a hit is school supplies. According to the National Retail Federation, which released its annual back-to-school survey in July 2022, shoppers felt the pressure, cutting spending in other categories and working longer hours to cover school supplies. They’re … Read more

5 ways to feel richer (even if you aren’t) | Personal finance

5 ways to feel richer (even if you aren’t) |  Personal finance

Kimberly Palmer The investment 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. In a way, feeling “rich” depends less on how many zeros you have in your bank … Read more

Should you buy now, pay later for back to school? | Smart Change: Personal Finance

Should you buy now, pay later for back to school?  |  Smart Change: Personal Finance

Jackie Veling Inflation has been hitting family budgets all summer and the latest line item to take a hit is school supplies. According to the National Retail Federation, which released its annual back-to-school survey in July 2022, shoppers felt the pressure, cutting spending in other categories and working longer hours to cover school supplies. They’re … Read more

These 3 Retirement Accounts Can Be Your Hero, Baby | Smart Change: Personal Finance

These 3 Retirement Accounts Can Be Your Hero, Baby |  Smart Change: Personal Finance

(Adam Levy) There is a concept in retirement planning called tax diversification. The idea is that by contributing to various tax-free accounts, you can gain better control over your taxes both today and in retirement. There are several retirement accounts that you may be able to use, and each has their own unique tax treatments … Read more