How to set financial limits for holiday visits

For many, visiting family for the winter holidays is a question of “how” rather than “if.” But this year, higher costs may make travel less expensive, especially when combined with other life changes — such as moving across the country, going to school or getting married. Best way to tame vacation travel costs? Set financial … Read more

Changes are coming to Wordle

By Frank Pallotta, CNN Business Changes are coming to word … over and over again. For starters, the New York Times this week appointed Tracy Bennett as the new editor for Wordle, the popular online puzzle game that gives players six chances to guess a five-letter word per day. With an editor in place, the … Read more

Financial concerns and do you need life insurance?

Sean Biles The investment information on this page is for educational purposes only. NerdWallet does not provide advisory or brokerage services, nor does it recommend or advise investors to buy or sell specific stocks, securities or other investments. Welcome to NerdWallet’s Smart Money podcast, where we answer your real-world financial questions. This week’s episode starts … Read more

Why you should reconsider whether early retirement is right for you

(Stephon Walters) Retirement is something most workers look forward to. Whether they want to travel the world, spend more time with family, or acquire a new hobby, the thought of having the freedom to do what pleases them is a well-deserved reward after decades of work. There is no one-size-fits-all number regarding when someone should … Read more

Not a fan of work? Joining the FIRE movement might be right for you

(Stephon Walters) FIRE movement – which means “Financial independence, early retirement“- encourages people to deliberately take the financial steps needed to achieve financial independence at a young age. While most FIRE enthusiasts aim to do so in their forties, many do so in their thirties or early fifties.” FIRE is knowing what is perfect for … Read more

Astros, Padres, Phils are advancing, the guards are close

By The Associated Press The Houston Astros return to the AL Championship for the sixth year in a row. A big swing for Jeremy Peña was enough. Pena came in the eighteenth inning, and Houston beat the Seattle Mariners 1-0 on Saturday To clear three matches for their AL Division Series. Luis Garcia worked five … Read more

3 ways it can save you money

(Dan Caplinger) Many people who plan to retire focus most of their attention on Social Security. This is because they have some control over the benefits they will receive from the government program, and the cold hard cash Social Security pays out is necessary to cover living expenses of all kinds. However, Medicare is often … Read more

Unprotected wildlife is imported into the United States at an 11 times greater rate than protected animals

Este Kotze / AP Global demand for exotic pets increasinga trend caused in part by social media and the shift from physical pet stores to Online Markets. United State One of the biggest Wildlife Trade Markets. and us new search It identified a staggering number of wild animals that are not regulated and brought into … Read more

Save your money and keep your cool – Black Friday starts now

Tommy Tindall October is the new Black Friday. At least that’s the impression some retailers give. Target and Amazon are heading into the hot month with big discount events this week and the next in a row. Shoppers may find early sales a good way to do this Saving Money On gifts now. But don’t … Read more

3 steps to reduce the cost of your debt

Sarah Rathner Does the thought of dealing with your debt make you want to go back to bed? More than 1 in 5 Americans (22%) are likely to put off a debt repayment plan, according to June 2022 survey From NerdWallet made online by Harris Poll. That’s a lot of procrastination, and it’s no wonder … Read more