Taxes on Stocks: How They Work and How to Pay Less

Advertiser Disclosure At NerdWallet, we strive to help you make financial decisions with confidence. To do this, many or all of the products featured here are from our partners. However, this doesn’t influence our evaluations. Our opinions are our own. Investing in stocks can be a great way to build wealth and financial security, but […]

NerdWallet Celebrates 10 Years with Charity Auction Benefiting Able Works

At NerdWallet, we strive to help you make financial decisions with confidence. To do this, many or all of the products featured here are from our partners. However, this doesn’t influence our evaluations. Our opinions are our own. This post was written by Sara Colvin, internal communications at NerdWallet. This March, NerdWallet celebrated its 10th […]

How FICA Tax and Other Withholding Taxes Work on Your Paycheck

At NerdWallet, we strive to help you make financial decisions with confidence. To do this, many or all of the products featured here are from our partners. However, this doesn’t influence our evaluations. Our opinions are our own. Withholding taxes, including FICA tax, are what your employer deducts from your pay and sends to the […]

Why Financial Aid May Plummet After Freshman Year — NerdWallet

At NerdWallet, we strive to help you make financial decisions with confidence. To do this, many or all of the products featured here are from our partners. However, this doesn’t influence our evaluations. Our opinions are our own. Grants and scholarships are the best ways to pay for college because you don’t have to repay […]

5 Steps to Consolidate Your Debt With a Personal Loan

At NerdWallet, we strive to help you make financial decisions with confidence. To do this, many or all of the products featured here are from our partners. However, this doesn’t influence our evaluations. Our opinions are our own. So you’ve decided that consolidation is your best bet for getting a handle on your debt. Consolidating […]

Is There a Statute of Limitations on Student Loans? — NerdWallet

At NerdWallet, we strive to help you make financial decisions with confidence. To do this, many or all of the products featured here are from our partners. However, this doesn’t influence our evaluations. Our opinions are our own. There is no statute of limitations on federal student loans. Private student loans do have a statute […]

Petal Visa Card Now Earns up to 1.5% Cash Back on All Purchases

At NerdWallet, we strive to help you make financial decisions with confidence. To do this, many or all of the products featured here are from our partners. However, this doesn’t influence our evaluations. Our opinions are our own. The Petal Visa® Credit Card — an alternative card for those with little or no credit — is blossoming into […]

Credit Scores Are Rising — Is Yours, Too?

At NerdWallet, we strive to help you make financial decisions with confidence. To do this, many or all of the products featured here are from our partners. However, this doesn’t influence our evaluations. Our opinions are our own. Credit scores are creeping upward for most Americans, according to the latest “State of Credit” report from […]