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7 Kinds of COVID-19 Relief for College Students

Colleges nationwide are closing their doors and moving to online-only learning amid the coronavirus pandemic. If you’re left in the lurch, the federal stimulus provides some student loan relief, but you’ll want to turn to your college for answers, too. All students with federal loans qualify to delay payments, interest-free, through September. Some private lenders... Anna Helhoski...

How Credit Card Issuers Are Responding to COVID-19

As the COVID-19 crisis grows, most major credit card issuers have alerted cardholders that assistance is available, but much of the guidance has been general: Conduct transactions online; be aware of updated customer service hours; contact us if you’re experiencing a hardship and we may be able to help. But some issuers have taken more... Kenley Young...

A Day in My Quarantined Life

This post may contain affiliate links. Read my disclosure policy here. Just for fun, last , I took pictures and shared in real-time on Instagram a peek into a pretty normal day in our lives. I say “normal”, but nothing is really normal right now due to COVID-19, our city’s current Safer at Home order. But I wanted to...

Mortgage Help: How to Contact Lenders Responding to COVID-19

Provisions of the CARES Act mean most homeowners impacted by the coronavirus pandemic are eligible to receive mortgage forbearance. Some mortgage lenders are also offering additional mortgage relief programs to borrowers. To take advantage of these programs, you’ll need to contact your lender. Below is an alphabetical list of mortgage lenders, what they’re offering and... NerdWallet is...

Guide to Capital One Miles

Please Note: The Capital One® Spark® Miles for Business and Capital One® Spark® Miles Select for Business is currently unavailable through our site. Capital One has established a significant footprint within the travel rewards segment. In total, the issuer offers four different travel-specific reward cards: the Capital One® Venture® Rewards Credit Card and the Capital One® VentureOne® Rewards Credit Card...

5 Ways to Support Businesses During the Coronavirus Crisis

The coronavirus pandemic has forced restaurants, retailers and other businesses across the country to scale back or shut down their operations. A federal relief package makes available over $300 billion in loans and grants for small businesses, but not all businesses qualify, and for those that do, aid may be weeks or months away. Still,... Lauren Schwahn...

Don’t Give Your Adult Kids Your House

Adding an adult child to your house deed, or giving them the home outright, might seem like a smart thing to do. It usually isn’t. Transferring your house to your kids while you’re alive may avoid probate, the court process that otherwise follows death. But gifting a home also can result in a big, unnecessary... Liz Weston...

Vera Bradley Traveler Duffel Bag only $38.15 (Reg. $109!), plus more!

This post may contain affiliate links. Read my disclosure policy here. Love Vera Bradley? You can score 50% off the entire site plus an extra 30% off select items! Right now, Vera Bradley is offering 50% off the entire site! Plus, you can get an additional 30% off select items. No promo code needed. These would make great Mother’s Day...

What Happens to Expiring Hotel Points and Awards in the COVID-19 Crisis?

Note: NerdWallet strongly discourages traveling in the near future while the coronavirus continues to spread. Check the CDC and State Department websites for current guidance and travel restrictions. Please use the content of this article only to help inform future travel plans. The global COVID-19 pandemic continues to have a major impact on the travel... Erin Hurd...

The Guide to JetBlue First Class

If you were wondering if JetBlue offers a first class flying experience, you may be surprised to learn that the answer is yes. And it’s not too shabby an option, either. However, if you’re looking for seats specifically labeled “first class,” you may have a hard time finding them; the airline has dubbed their premium... Alisha McDarris...