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  • Renting Hotels for Big Events Is Dirt-Cheap … for Now November 24, 2020
    It’s no secret: Hotel ballrooms, boardrooms and rose gardens that once commanded big budgets for conferences, cheer competitions and wedding ceremonies have now been mostly vacant for months. For people…
    Sally French
  • Ask a Points Nerd: How Can I Celebrate the Holidays Without Travel? November 24, 2020
    For months, the question has loomed: Should we travel for the holidays? Like almost every question this year, the answer has been a resounding “it depends,” but every day the…
    Sam Kemmis
  • How to Clean Carpet: Methods, Costs and Tips November 24, 2020
    Clean carpets make any home more attractive, and it often takes a multifaceted approach to get the job done right. This guide for how to clean carpet will help you…
    Roberta Pescow
  • Savings Rates Are Staying Low. Here’s Why, and What to Do November 23, 2020
    If your bank has lowered rates on your savings account, don’t take it personally. It’s not you, it’s them. Interest rates have dropped across the board, and they’re likely to…
    Margarette Burnette
  • Should You Choose a Point-of-Sale Loan to Gift Now and Pay Later? November 23, 2020
    A point-of-sale loan lets you break down a purchase into a series of smaller payments, so you can buy now and pay later. In recent years, point-of-sale financing has rapidly…
    Jackie Veling
  • What Is a Second Mortgage? November 23, 2020
    Second mortgages, or junior liens, are a way to turn your home equity into readily available funds without selling your house. A second mortgage increases your overall debt and can…
    Kate Wood
  • How to Get the Best Apple Black Friday 2020 Deals November 23, 2020
    NerdWallet is here to help you win Black Friday, while leaving your budget intact. We spend the time, you save the money. Visit regularly for holiday shopping tips and announcements…
    Hal M. Bundrick, CFP
  • Your Mental Health Can Affect How You Save Money November 23, 2020
    Tools like spreadsheets and budgeting apps can help you get better at saving money. But you might need to look beyond hard numbers to get a full financial picture. Your…
    Spencer Tierney
  • Best Airline Hubs in the U.S. for Remote Workers November 23, 2020
    As more companies hire remote workers, you may be able to do your job from nearly anywhere in the world. Though you could become a digital nomad with no permanent…
    Josh Garber
  • What Does Car Insurance Cover? November 23, 2020
    Car insurance is meant to prevent you from having to pay full repair expenses or medical bills after an accident. Most states require a minimum amount of liability insurance, but…
    Kayda Norman