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As Court Debates Student Loans, Borrowers See Disconnect

As Court Debates Student Loans, Borrowers See Disconnect

FINANCE | By Collin Binkley | Mar 1, 2023

To borrowers following Tuesday's arguments, it felt isolating to hear such a personal subject reduced to cold legal language.

Kimberly Palmer: 5 Ways to Deal with Money Envy

Kimberly Palmer: 5 Ways to Deal with Money Envy

FINANCE | By Kimberly Palmer, NerdWallet | Feb 28, 2023

Financial envy is real, and sometimes it can be ugly. If you're wondering how to turn the so-called green-eyed monster into a positive force in your life, here are five steps to take.

Survey: Business Economists Push Back U.S. Recession Forecasts

Survey: Business Economists Push Back U.S. Recession Forecasts

FINANCE | By Christopher Rugaber | Feb 27, 2023

A majority of the nation's business economists expect a U.S. recession to begin later this year than previously forecast, after a series of reports have pointed to a surprisingly resilient economy.

How Credit Scores are Evolving to Improve Access to Credit

How Credit Scores are Evolving to Improve Access to Credit

FINANCE | By Cora Lewis | Feb 24, 2023

Credit rating agencies are now working to improve access to credit by giving people more time to pay medical bills before the debt appears in reports, and by removing other debt completely.

How to Successfully Trade on Binomo

How to Successfully Trade on Binomo

FINANCE | Feb 23, 2023

If you're looking to make money trading online, Binomo is one of the most popular options available.

Winner Comes Forward to Claim $1.35B Mega Millions Jackpot

Winner Comes Forward to Claim $1.35B Mega Millions Jackpot

FINANCE | By David Sharp | Feb 23, 2023

The winner of a $1.35 billion Mega Millions jackpot — the fourth largest in U.S. history — has come forward to collect the prize, state officials said Wednesday.

Can College Abroad Actually Save You Money?

Can College Abroad Actually Save You Money?

FINANCE | By Eliza Haverstock | Feb 22, 2023

Lured largely by promises of cheaper tuition, college-bound Americans are increasingly eyeing programs abroad.

Liz Weston: Make Your Credit Cards Less Vulnerable to Fraud

Liz Weston: Make Your Credit Cards Less Vulnerable to Fraud

FINANCE | By Liz Weston, NerdWallet | Feb 21, 2023

Repeated credit card fraud can be frustrating and disheartening. Prizing security over convenience and changing some bad habits can help make you less of a target.

Social Security and Medicare: Troubling Math, Tough Politics

Social Security and Medicare: Troubling Math, Tough Politics

FINANCE | By Josh Boak and Amanda Seitz | Feb 21, 2023

Economists have done the projections and say both programs will drive the national debt higher in the decades to come, forcing teeth-gritting choices for the next generation of lawmakers.

How Climate Change Can Impact Your Finances

How Climate Change Can Impact Your Finances

FINANCE | By Spencer Tierney, NerdWallet | Feb 19, 2023

For over a decade, scientific reports have shown how climate change will likely make extreme weather events more frequent. And this trend might affect your wallet.

IRS Won't Tax Most Relief Payments Made by States Last Year

IRS Won't Tax Most Relief Payments Made by States Last Year

FINANCE | By David Sharp | Feb 13, 2023

The IRS announced Friday that most relief checks issued by states last year aren't subject to federal taxes, providing 11th hour guidance as tax returns start to pour in.

IRS Urges Special Refund Recipients to Delay Filing Taxes

IRS Urges Special Refund Recipients to Delay Filing Taxes

FINANCE | By Adriana Morgan | Feb 7, 2023

The Internal Revenue Service is recommending that taxpayers hold off on filing their tax returns for 2022 if they received a special tax refund or payment from their state last year.

Britcoin? UK Gets Closer to Launching a Digital Currency

Britcoin? UK Gets Closer to Launching a Digital Currency

FINANCE | By Danica Kirka | Feb 7, 2023

U.K. authorities said British businesses and consumers are likely to need a digital version of the pound, formally asking for public comment on the idea of introducing a central bank digital currency.

Liz Weston: 'Bridge' Your Way to Social Security

Liz Weston: 'Bridge' Your Way to Social Security

FINANCE | By Liz Weston, NerdWallet | Feb 7, 2023

Delaying the start of Social Security benefits is a powerful way for retirees to cope with inflation, survive bad investment markets, and reduce the risk they'll run short of money.

Here's What the Fed Interest Rate Hike Means for You

Here's What the Fed Interest Rate Hike Means for You

FINANCE | By Cora Lewis | Feb 2, 2023

The rate increase will likely make it even costlier to borrow for homes, autos and other purchases. But if you have money to save, you'll probably earn a bit more interest on it.

Powell Likely to Stress Fed's Inflation Fight Far from Over

Powell Likely to Stress Fed's Inflation Fight Far from Over

FINANCE | By Christopher Rugaber | Feb 1, 2023

Jerome Powell is likely Wednesday to underscore that the Federal Reserve's primary focus remains the need to fight surging prices with still-higher interest rates.

Kimberly Palmer: How to Safely Use Payment Apps

Kimberly Palmer: How to Safely Use Payment Apps

FINANCE | By Kimberly Palmer, NerdWallet | Jan 31, 2023

13% of people who have ever used PayPal, Venmo, Zelle or Cash App say they have made the mistake of sending money to a scam artist. Fraud prevention experts recommend these strategies to keep your money safe.

Is Tipping Getting Out of Control? Many Consumers Say Yes

Is Tipping Getting Out of Control? Many Consumers Say Yes

FINANCE | By Haleluya Hadero | Jan 30, 2023

Across the country, there's a silent frustration brewing about an age-old practice that many say is getting out of hand: Tipping.

Lots of Sound and Fury on U.S. Debt, but Not a Crisis — Yet

Lots of Sound and Fury on U.S. Debt, but Not a Crisis — Yet

FINANCE | By Josh Boak | Jan 30, 2023

For all the sound and fury about raising the nation's debt limit, most economists say federal borrowing is not at a crisis point ... at least not yet.

Biden, McCarthy to Discuss Debt Limit in Talks on Wednesday

Biden, McCarthy to Discuss Debt Limit in Talks on Wednesday

FINANCE | By Hope Yen and Zeke Miller | Jan 30, 2023

House Speaker Kevin McCarthy said Sunday he is looking forward to discussing with President Joe Biden a "reasonable and responsible way that we can lift the debt ceiling " when the two meet Wednesday.

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