Silicon Valley might be the most obvious place to move to if you have or want a career in tech, but there are tech hubs all over the country that make good alternatives, according to this study by NerdWallet.
When you stack up a bunch of miles or points, the last thing you want to do is let them expire. These charts from financial blog NerdWallet lay out the rules for 18 of the most popular cards.
College is incredibly expensive and prices are only going up. This chart shows how much you need to save every year for your child’s expenses depending on what you plan to contribute, how old they are when you start saving, and whether they go to a private or public university.
It's easy to get stuck in a paycheck-to-paycheck cycle, especially when you're in debt. And, unfortunately, there are quite a few debt traps out there that only make things worse. Payday loans are an infamous debt trap. If you feel short on options, consider a personal loan first.
A security freeze is a hard lock on your credit. If you've been a victim of identity theft or recent store breaches, your first thought might be to go ahead with the lock. In some circumstances, though, you might be better off leaving it as is.
Those "you could save 15 percent or more on your car insurance" commercials might be underestimating the savings. NerdWallet did a survey and found that drivers could save an average of 32% on their insurance if they just shopped around—a savings of $368 a year.
Owning your own home is still part of the classic American dream, but financing that white picket fence is rarely easy. It's a huge life decision with major effects upon how you manage your budget. And here to help us wrap our heads around buying a home are our friends from NerdWallet.
For some, the stigma associated with mental illness keeps them from seeking help, but others may be avoiding treatment simply because they are unsure of whether they can afford it or whether their health insurance covers it.
Medical bills are no laughing matter. Even if you have good insurance, what if all your health care needs aren't covered? And if you don't have insurance, what are your options?
As 2014 comes to a close, it's important to get your finances is order for the new year and consider how you might be able to save a little on your taxes. Timing matters, whether you're hoping to write-off some business purchases or make charitable donations.
Planning your retirement is a daunting task, and a confusing one if you're not experienced with managing money and long term investments. Here to help is Maxime Rieman, senior analyst with NerdWallet.