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When to Close an Old Credit Line: Smart Money Podcast

Are you looking for answers to your money questions? Tune in to NerdWallet’s Smart Money podcast, where we provide real-world advice and solutions.[0] This week, we discuss when it is appropriate to close one of your oldest lines of credit with caution. Our expert team of financial advisors, Liz Weston, CFP®, Sean Pyles, and Sara […]

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Navigating Financial Disagreements in Relationships

Disagreements about money between couples are not unusual.[0] Money can be a sensitive subject and conversations about it often have deeper roots than the surface-level issues.[1] According to a GOBankingRates survey, 19% of Americans 18 and older argue with their significant other over financial concerns while 13% argue about money often.[2] To work through these […]

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Smart Money: The Pros and Cons of Merging Finances

Making Smart Money Decisions: When to Merge Finances — or Not When it comes to joining finances with a partner, it’s important to proceed with caution.[0] On the latest episode of NerdWallet’s Smart Money podcast, we discussed the risks of merging finances with a partner and when it’s a good idea — or not. The […]

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Choosing the Right Credit Card for Your Needs

Choosing the right credit card isn’t always an easy decision. From cash back cards to travel rewards cards, there are numerous types of cards with varying benefits. Knowing what type of cardholder you are and researching the available cards can help you choose the right card for your needs.[0] When deciding on a credit card, […]

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Understanding Finances in Unmarried Cohabitation

In the last 30 years, the rate of cohabitation has more than doubled according to the Pew Research Center.[0] Today, 59 percent of U.S. adults aged 18-44 have cohabitated with an unmarried partner, nearly double the percentage of those who have ever been married. This number has increased significantly over the past few decades, with […]

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