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How To Find Cheap Full Coverage Car Insurance

The joy of car ownership entails a little more than regular oil changes and trips to your favorite coffee shop. You also need to think about how you’ll pay car repair bills in case you get into an accident—or medical bills if you cause an accident that injures others. But a good car insurance policy […]

You Probably Need Umbrella Insurance

Liability insurance protects you and your family’s finances from major disasters, such as a lawsuit against you (even if the charges are groundless). For example, if you crash into someone else, liability car insurance pays for a legal defense and any judgments or settlements. Or if your dog bites someone, homeowners liability insurance covers medical […]

Smart Money Podcast: How to Buy a House in 2021

Welcome to NerdWallet’s Smart Money podcast, where we answer your real-world money questions. This week’s episode starts with a discussion of NerdWallet’s Best-Of Awards, which list the best financial products…

Are Personal Loans Taxable & Considered Income?

As you prepare for tax season, you’ll need to get your paperwork in order, including forms related to your income, expenses and assets. And you may be asking if personal loans are taxable and if you should include any paperwork for them in that pile. Your personal loan is just that: a loan. Most of […]

Keep An Eye On These Travel Insurance Trends In 2021

The desire to travel is strong. While lockdowns, travel restrictions and ongoing COVID-19 outbreaks have seriously hampered our wanderlust in 2020, vaccinations give us some optimism for travel in 2021. But the travel situation is constantly changing. As the travel industry adjusts on the fly, travelers also need to be able to adapt. Travel insurance […]

Jump-Start Your Credit: Get Your Credit Reports

Credit scores are designed to help lenders understand how likely you are to repay borrowed money. Credit-scoring companies apply a mathematical formula to data about how you’ve handled credit in…

Home-Based Business Insurance Explained

With millions of Americans losing work this year, it’s not surprising that home-based business startups are gaining popularity. About one in five homeowners reported they had launched a home-based business in the last six months, according to a recent online poll conducted by The Harris Poll on behalf of The Hanover Insurance Group. While starting […]