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NerdWallet: Subscriptions are coming to travel, should you get on board?

April 20, 2022, 7:41am Business

Subscriptions have seeped into nearly every consumer industry, from TV to tacos. There are even services that help subscribers cancel all their subscriptions. But one industry has notably lagged: travel. Read story

Millennial Money: Skipped college in 2021? Enroll this fall

April 19, 2022, 7:34am Business

The pandemic upended what it meant to be a college student as newfound barriers to learning cropped up in spring 2020: In-person classes were forced online, family obligations became more pronounced and economic difficulties spread. Read story

Did Biden make the right call extending the student loan payment moratorium?

April 18, 2022, 7:41am Business

The Biden administration has extended a moratorium on student loan payments through August but some economists have criticized the move because it seemingly goes against other measures to cool the economy. Read story

Weston: Small home fixes can have a big impact on safety

April 16, 2022, 6:02am Business

If it ain’t broke, maybe you should fix it anyway. Read story

NerdWallet: How to make summer 2022 travel plans that actually happen

April 13, 2022, 7:49am Business

After two years of cancellations, deferments and marathon sessions with airline customer service, many travelers are hoping to book summer trips that actually pan out this year. Read story

Millennial Money: 8 tactics to break credit card debt cycles

April 12, 2022, 6:28am Business

Upon paying off between $12,000 and $15,000 in credit card debt in 2019, Yamiesha Bell, a special education teacher in New York, didn’t break up with her credit cards. Read story

Survey: Experts see a big slowdown in job growth as hawkish Fed raises rates

April 11, 2022, 8:10am Business

Americans can expect a robust labor market over the next year, but job creation is bound to slow as the economy loses some momentum and the worker pool remains tight. Read story

Elon Musk, founder and CEO of SpaceX, participates in a press conference at the Kennedy Space Center on May 27, 2020 in Cape Canaveral, Florida.

Hiltzik: Elon Musk’s stake in Twitter is not good news for Twitter — or its users

Elon Musk, founder and CEO of SpaceX, participates in a press conference at the Kennedy Space Center on May 27, 2020 in Cape Canaveral, Florida.

April 10, 2022, 5:30am Business

Over the years, Elon Musk has used Twitter to flout securities laws, smear his critics and promote useless treatments for COVID-19. Read story

NerdWallet: Use your tax refund to knock down debt, lift your finances

April 7, 2022, 7:29am Business

So you’re expecting a tax refund this year. With inflation driving up the price of gas, food and nearly everything else, that extra money can’t come soon enough. The hard part is deciding how to spend it. Should you invest the money? Book a trip? Read story

Nerdwallet: If your bank merges, should you shop around or stay put?

April 6, 2022, 7:57am Business

Bank mergers and acquisitions happen regularly and can lead to streamlined services and better offerings for consumers, but they can also sometimes create challenges like less access to branches or customer service difficulties. If your bank is merging or being acquired, it will probably try to make the transition process… Read story