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NerdWallet’s objective finance journalists answer real-world questions empowering you to make smarter decisions with your money and help your finances thrive. The Nerds are your resource to make the most of your personal finances, while cutting through the clutter and misinformation of today’s economic news and advice. You’ll get clarity on strategies to help you build your wealth, invest wisely, shop for financial products, and plan for major life events. By the end of each episode, you’ll feel smarter and more informed to make the most of your finances. Future You will thank you. Join hosts Sean Pyles, Sara Rathner, and other expert Nerds as they discuss everything personal finance, including: - Credit cards: credit card rewards, different types of credit cards, credit card annual fees - Investing and retirement: investment strategies, retirement planning, financial independence, investing in the stock market, money market accounts, financial strategies, mutual funds, short-term bonds, exchange-traded funds (ETFs), Roth IRA investing, robo-advisors, retirement savings - Personal finance: budgeting methods, emergency funds, paying off debt, frugal living, money management tips, wealth accumulation, money habits, cultivating a money growth mindset, debt-free living, financial resources, budgeting apps and browser extensions, avoiding scams, tax bills, financial success and financial stability - Banking: high-yield saving accounts, online banking, credit unions - Loans: student loans, home equity loans, HELOC, student loan forgiveness - Home: mortgage interest rates, homebuying, home improvement projects, homeowners insurance - Insurance: travel insurance, pet insurance, auto insurance, home insurance You’ll love NerdWallet’s Smart Money Podcast if you like podcasts like Planet Money, The Personal Finance Podcast, DIY Money, Afford Anything, How to Money, The Ramsey Show, Money Rehab with Nicole Lapin, NPR’s Life Kit: Money, Popcorn Finance, Money Girl, Everyone’s Talkin’ Money, So Money with Farnoosh Tarabi, The Money with Katie Show, All the Hacks with Chris Hutchins, The Stacking Benjamins Show, MoneyWatch with Jill Schlesinger, or Your Money, Your Wealth. NerdWallet Compare, Inc. NMLS ID# 1617539 NMLS Consumer Access:

Episode Date
Boost Your Career and Income Prospects with Expert LinkedIn Tips
Jul 18, 2024
Navigate Amazon Prime Day Like a Pro: Overcome Hype and Maximize Savings
Jul 17, 2024
Unlock Financial Opportunities for Women: Jean Chatzky on Investing, Negotiating, and More
Jul 15, 2024
Increase Your Income with Practical Tips for Salary and Career Growth
Jul 11, 2024
Mind the “Middle Skills” Gap: Aligning Education with Today’s Job Demands
Jul 10, 2024
How Much Can You Really Make from a Side Hustle Like DoorDash?
Jul 08, 2024
How Can You Make Sure You Get Paid On Time? Introducing "Working Overtime" from Slate
Jul 04, 2024
Home Sweet (Expensive) Home: Navigating a Tough Housing Market
Jul 03, 2024
Refresh Your Finances with Money Cleansing, Investing, and Family Travel Tips
Jul 01, 2024
Estate Planning Essentials: What to DIY and When to Lawyer Up
Jun 27, 2024
Beauty and the Budget: How to Stress Less About the Costs of Looking Good
Jun 26, 2024
Give Yourself a Mid-Year Money Check-in for a Smarter Summer, with Shannah Game
Jun 24, 2024
How to Navigate Income Swings in a Creative Career
Jun 20, 2024
The "New" Meaning of Inflation and How It's Impacting Your Finances
Jun 19, 2024
Mathew Knowles on Drive, Success, and Destiny's Child: Presenting Earn & Invest
Jun 17, 2024
Moving Could Benefit You: Budgeting for a Brighter, Safer Future in the LGBTQ+ Community
Jun 13, 2024
How Consumers Feel About the Economy — and Why It Matters
Jun 12, 2024
Get Smart on Gambling Money Management, Mortgage Rates and Home Purchases
Jun 10, 2024
Overcome Impulsive Shopping: Strategies to Resist Social Media Spending
Jun 06, 2024
Are You Lying on Your Insurance Applications? Here’s What Could Happen
Jun 05, 2024
Credit Card Secrets Revealed and How to Balance Multiple Loans
Jun 03, 2024
The Intricacies of Interest: The Backbone of Mastering Your Finances
May 30, 2024
Learn How Random Investments Can Outperform Managed Funds
May 29, 2024
Cash Back vs. Points Deep Dive: Presenting All the Hacks with Chris Hutchins
May 27, 2024
Embrace Financial Vulnerability to Get Out of Debt: Social Media’s Impact on Financial Freedom
May 23, 2024
Finance Your Creative Career with Felicia Day’s Gig Economy Survival Guide
May 22, 2024
How the CFPB's Supreme Court Win Helps Consumers
May 22, 2024
Save More with Coupon Tactics for the Digital World
May 16, 2024
Leveraging the Strong US Dollar: Insights for Travelers and Investors
May 15, 2024
Safeguard Your Finances: Tips on Emergency Funds, Insurance, and Index Fund Investments
May 13, 2024
Cash in on Collectibles: How to Monetize Your Passions and Memorabilia
May 09, 2024
The Latest Trends in Housing: Why Renting Is Gaining Momentum
May 08, 2024
What Does the Car Market Really Look Like Right Now?
May 06, 2024
How You Can Maximize Multiple Credit Cards for Cheaper Travel
May 02, 2024
Presenting Everyone's Talkin' Money
May 01, 2024
How to Correct Roth IRA Overcontributions and Maximize Your Savings
Apr 29, 2024
Overcome AI Fraud: Navigating Voice Cloning and Digital Scams
Apr 25, 2024
Some Investors Are Using AI to Make Decisions. Should You?
Apr 24, 2024
Money Management for Couples and the Benefits of Fiduciaries
Apr 22, 2024
Understand and Avoid Financial Scams: Phishing, Vishing, Smishing and More
Apr 18, 2024
Save on Home Insurance Amid Rising Costs and Coverage Hurdles
Apr 17, 2024
How to Overcome Common Psychological Financial Mistakes: Framing, Loss Aversion, and the Gambler’s Fallacy
Apr 15, 2024
How To Guard Against Cyber Fraud: Essential Steps to Protect Your Identity
Apr 11, 2024
Summer Travel Insights: Maximize Your Vacation Budget
Apr 10, 2024
How to Own a Home: Strategies for Buying, Selling, and Improving
Apr 08, 2024
Things You Can Do Right Now to Protect Yourself from Identity Theft
Apr 04, 2024
Decoding Economic Health: Inflation, Growth, and Employment Trends
Apr 03, 2024
Diversify Your Portfolio: A Guide to Roth vs. Traditional Retirement Accounts
Apr 01, 2024
Plan Your Next Cruise: Tips on Booking, Excursions and Entertainment
Mar 28, 2024
Money in Your Pocket: Biden's Bid to Banish College Junk Fees
Mar 27, 2024
How Secure and Private Are Your Digital Wallet Transactions? Apple Pay, Google Pay, Venmo and More
Mar 25, 2024
Save on Travel Transportation: Your Guide to Rental Cars, RVs and Public Transit
Mar 21, 2024
A Landmark Legal Settlement Could Make Home Buying and Selling More Complicated
Mar 20, 2024
Automate Your Way to Building Wealth with Vivian Tu, “Your Rich BFF”
Mar 18, 2024
Group Vacations: Affordable Accommodations, Cost-Splitting, and Embracing Flexibility
Mar 14, 2024
Crypto Makes Another Comeback: What's Different This Time?
Mar 13, 2024
How to Choose Between Paying Debt and Investing After a Windfall
Mar 11, 2024
Elevate Your Family & Group Getaways: Get Travel Deals with Smart Planning and Points
Mar 07, 2024
“Dynamic Pricing” Could Save You Money at the Drive-Through
Mar 06, 2024
Tips to Save on Groceries and Navigate Tax Season
Mar 04, 2024
Revitalize Your Budget with a 30-Day Money Cleanse
Feb 29, 2024
Student Loan Debt Relief and the SAVE Plan’s Future with Secretary Miguel Cardona
Feb 28, 2024
Unlock the Benefits of 529 Plans to Save for College Tuition and Education Expenses
Feb 26, 2024
Succeed in Self-Employment: How to Choose The Best Business Structure for Liability and Taxes (S Corps, C Corps, LLCs, Sole Proprietorships)
Feb 22, 2024
Navigating Surging Mortgage and Child Care Costs
Feb 21, 2024
Wealth Building Strategies: Investing and Tax Tips for Financial Success
Feb 19, 2024
Saving for Retirement When You’re Self-Employed: SEP IRAs, SIMPLE IRAs and Other Plans
Feb 15, 2024
Money News: Capitalize on New Car Price Drops and Job Market Resilience
Feb 14, 2024
How to Have Difficult Money Conversations with Friends and Partners featuring Nicole Lapin
Feb 12, 2024
Taxes for the Self-Employed: Avoid Common Tax Mistakes and Navigate Freelancer Finances
Feb 08, 2024
Money News: Navigating News-Based Investing Strategies, Risks, and Alternatives
Feb 07, 2024
How to Freeze and Monitor Your Credit to Help Prevent Identity Theft
Feb 05, 2024
Is Self-Employment for You? A Financial Guide for Entrepreneurs
Feb 01, 2024
Money News: Some States, Cities Crank Up Minimum Wage While Feds Lag
Jan 31, 2024
What’s an HSA? Growing Wealth with Health Savings Account Investing
Jan 29, 2024
Saving Money with Credit Card Rewards Points: Travel, Cash Back and More
Jan 25, 2024
Money News: Strategies for Building a Safety Net and Single-Parent Finances Unpacked
Jan 24, 2024
Wrinkles and Wealth: Navigate Skincare Costs and Net Worth Goals for Retirement
Jan 22, 2024
How to Navigate Home Buying and Selling in 2024: Real Estate Prices, Interest Rates and More
Jan 18, 2024
Money News: Conquer Your Part of $1.2 Trillion in U.S. Credit Card Debt
Jan 17, 2024
Your Guide to Choosing Banks and Accounts for Building Wealth
Jan 15, 2024
How to Manage Credit and Debt for Financial Wellness
Jan 11, 2024
Money News: How to Navigate New FAFSA for Federal Student Loan Aid
Jan 10, 2024
Romance and Real Estate: Navigating Shared Rent and Housing Expenses
Jan 08, 2024
Your Money in 2024: Investment Strategies for Financial Success
Jan 04, 2024
How to Set Goals You Can Actually Achieve
Jan 01, 2024
Social Media Shopping Tips and Smart Spare Cash Investing
Dec 25, 2023
Learn From The Nerds: Best Money Moves of 2023
Dec 21, 2023
Money News: Financial Insights from 2023's Biggest Headlines
Dec 20, 2023
Year-End Money Tasks to Thrive in 2024 and How to Choose a Budgeting App
Dec 18, 2023
How Your Feedback Shapes Our Podcast: Listener Messages from 2023
Dec 14, 2023
Using AI to Budget and Save and Debit vs. Credit Card Pros and Cons
Dec 11, 2023
Financial Success Stories: Learn from Listener Wins in 2023
Dec 07, 2023
Money News: Ticketmaster Trouble, Alaska Airlines Merger, GDP Updates and More
Dec 06, 2023
Avoiding Financial Scams and Changing Your Money Mindset
Dec 04, 2023
Using Your Financial Anxiety to Make Better Decisions
Nov 30, 2023
Is Your Personal Finance Indecision Costing You? Plus, How to Shop for a New Bank
Nov 27, 2023
Money News: Where to Save Money on Falling Prices from Deflation
Nov 22, 2023
Money and Happiness: What's Happiness Really Worth?
Nov 20, 2023
Your Guide to Budgeting, Credit and Debt Management Strategies
Nov 16, 2023
Money News: Latest Stock Market News, New IRS Tax Brackets, Tipping Trends
Nov 15, 2023
Plan Your Black Friday Shopping Strategy and Should You Wait to Buy a Home?
Nov 13, 2023
Maximizing Your Benefits: A Guide to Employer-Provided Perks
Nov 09, 2023
Money News: Lawsuit Could Change How Houses are Sold; Also, a $23.5K Payout … in Coins
Nov 08, 2023
2 Ways to Improve Your Credit Score, Budgeting Tips, and Investing 403b and 529 Plans
Nov 06, 2023
Choosing the Right Insurance Policy to Protect Your Income: Life Insurance, Disability Insurance, and More
Nov 02, 2023
Money News: Should You Rent or Buy Amid Rising Interest Rates?
Nov 01, 2023
Options for Paying Off Credit Card Debt: Hardship Programs, Balance Transfer Cards, Loans and More
Oct 28, 2023
Choosing a Healthcare Plan via Open Enrollment (HMO, PPO, FSA, HSA, HDHP and More)
Oct 26, 2023
Money News: Save Money on Commuting Costs in a Changing Economy
Oct 25, 2023
Money Saving Tips On Car & Home Insurance, plus Budgeting for Conventions and Hobbies @ Comic Con
Oct 23, 2023
HIV Prevention and Gender-Affirming Care: Costs, Solutions and Legalities of LGBTQ+ Health Care
Oct 19, 2023
Money News: Cracking Down on Junk Fees: Bidenomics in Action
Oct 18, 2023
Retirement Planning Guide: Estate Planning, Social Security, Long-Term Care and Medicare Explained
Oct 16, 2023
Your Guide to Reproductive Health Care Costs, Options and Economic Implications
Oct 12, 2023
Money News: CFPB Removes Medical Debt from Credit Reports
Oct 11, 2023
If You’re Traveling for the Holidays, Start Planning Now
Oct 09, 2023
Behind the Rising Health Care Costs of Bodily Autonomy
Oct 05, 2023
Money News: What to Know About Student Loan Repayments, Gas Prices, SkyMiles and Other Financial News Stories
Oct 04, 2023
Understand Your Options for Buying and Selling Cars
Oct 02, 2023
Money News: Why The Fed Paused Interest Rates, The CFPB, and “Dumb Money”
Sep 27, 2023
How to Approach Wedding Costs and Gift-Giving Budgets
Sep 25, 2023
How Millennial Money Woes Are Reshaping the American Dream
Sep 21, 2023
Money News: How a Government Shutdown Could Impact Your Finances
Sep 20, 2023
International Budget Travel, and Firing Financial Advisors
Sep 18, 2023
Navigating Generational Financial Trauma in a Digital World
Sep 14, 2023
Money News: How UAW Strike Could Affect Workers — and Car Costs
Sep 13, 2023
Important Job Interview Questions and Travel Insurance Tips
Sep 11, 2023
Overcoming Millennial Money Problems for Financial Wellness
Sep 07, 2023
Are CDs Worth It, and Managing a Life-Changing Windfall
Sep 04, 2023
Employee Stock Purchase Plans and AI Travel Planning
Aug 28, 2023
Alternative Investments and Speculation in Your Portfolio
Aug 24, 2023
Overcoming Financial Fears, and Appliance Repair Tips
Aug 21, 2023
Options Trading, Short Sales and Derivatives: A Nerdy Guide
Aug 17, 2023
When and How to Talk to Your Parents About Their Finances
Aug 16, 2023
Seasonal Housing Market Trends and Travel Credit Card Tips
Aug 14, 2023
Day Trading Highs and Lows: A Nerdy Guide to Calculating Risk
Aug 10, 2023
Student Loan Repayments and a Nerdy Midyear Money Review
Aug 07, 2023
Smart Strategies for Advanced Investing and Active Trading
Aug 03, 2023
Smart Saving Tips for Disney Trips, and Self-Employed Retirement
Jul 31, 2023
Smart Credit Building and Saving for a Secure Retirement
Jul 27, 2023
Outsmart Student Loan Scams, and Child Care Budgeting Tips
Jul 24, 2023
Smart Ways to Get Out of Debt, and Pet Insurance Planning
Jul 20, 2023
Social Media Shopping Tips, and Smart Spare Cash Investing
Jul 17, 2023
Nerdy Guide to Brokerage Fees and Investment Advisors
Jul 13, 2023
Human Longevity Literacy, and How Debt Impacts Credit Scores
Jul 10, 2023
Bill Disputes, Managing a Raise, and Smart Saving Early
Jul 06, 2023
When to Merge Finances — or Not
Jul 03, 2023
Student Loan Forgiveness Struck Down by Supreme Court. Now What?
Jun 30, 2023
The Price of Parenthood: In Vitro Fertilization and the Future of Parenthood
Jun 29, 2023
Nerdy Tips on Tipping, and Managing High Credit Card Annual Fees
Jun 26, 2023
The Price of Parenthood: How Egg Freezing Works
Jun 22, 2023
Nerdy Travel Tips, and Budgeting for a Non-Traditional Life
Jun 19, 2023
The Price of Parenthood: What It Takes to Adopt
Jun 15, 2023
Money Scams, and Renting Credit Card Tradelines for Cash
Jun 12, 2023
The Price of Parenthood: What It Costs to Be a Parent
Jun 08, 2023
Making Hobbies Affordable, and Saving Money Priorities
Jun 05, 2023
Welcome to NerdWallet's Smart Money Podcast
Jun 05, 2023
Get Creative About Money With Paco de Leon
May 29, 2023
The Cost of Climate Change: Preparing for the Worst
May 25, 2023
More Money Hot Takes, and When to Leave Your Job
May 22, 2023
The Cost of Climate Change: Investing (and Banking) for a Greener World
May 18, 2023
Top Consumer Complaints, and Car Shopping in 2023
May 15, 2023
Why Moms Face a Pay Penalty — and What to Do About It
May 14, 2023
The Cost of Climate Change: How to Protect Your Home From Disaster
May 12, 2023
How to (Really) Save on Groceries
May 10, 2023
The Future of College Debt, and Rent vs. Buy (With a Dog)
May 08, 2023
The Cost of Climate Change: The Big Picture
May 04, 2023
Your Social Security Benefits, and Tax Efficient Retirement Investing
May 01, 2023
Money and Happiness: Building (and Buying) Your Happiness
Apr 28, 2023
Money News: What’s the Deal With ‘Junk Fees’?
Apr 26, 2023
Neurodiverse Money, and Financial Infidelity
Apr 24, 2023
Money and Happiness: Happiness for a Bargain
Apr 20, 2023
Making Your Big Money Reset, With Jill Schlesinger
Apr 17, 2023
Money and Happiness: Uncover Your Money History
Apr 13, 2023
Recession Anxiety, and Retirement Savings vs. Mortgage Payoff
Apr 10, 2023
Money and Happiness: What's Happiness Really Worth?
Apr 06, 2023
Spring-Cleaning, and Paying Off Different Types of Debt
Apr 03, 2023
‘This or That’: Lightning Round
Mar 31, 2023
Is Banking Stable, and Traditional vs. Online Banks
Mar 27, 2023
‘This or That’: Loyalty to One Travel Brand or Diversify?
Mar 24, 2023
Are CDs Worth It, and Managing a Life-Changing Windfall
Mar 20, 2023
‘This or That’: Travel Credit Card or Cash-Back Credit Card
Mar 17, 2023
How COVID Changed Our Finances — and Our Advice
Mar 13, 2023
‘This or That’: Booking With Points vs. Cash
Mar 10, 2023
How to Leverage Inflation for Your Benefit
Mar 06, 2023
Money News: The Supreme Court Debates Student Debt Cancellation
Mar 03, 2023
‘This or That’: Airbnb vs. Hotel
Mar 01, 2023
The Tax Episode 2023
Feb 27, 2023
When Your Family Steals Your Identity
Feb 23, 2023
Money Hot Takes, and Too Many Credit Cards
Feb 20, 2023
‘The Color of Wealth’: Investing for Your Family's Future
Feb 16, 2023
When to Merge Finances — or Not
Feb 13, 2023
‘The Color of Wealth’: The Emotional Trade-Offs of Wealth Building
Feb 10, 2023
Money News: Student Debt Cancellation at the Supreme Court
Feb 08, 2023
ChatGPT vs. the Nerds, and Rental Properties
Feb 06, 2023
‘The Color of Wealth’: Overcoming Structural Challenges
Feb 02, 2023
No-Spend Month 2.0, and Recovering From Credit Damage
Jan 30, 2023
Your Money in 2023: Managing Uncertainty
Jan 26, 2023
Data Breaches, and Catching Up on Retirement Savings
Jan 23, 2023
Your Money in 2023: Homebuying and Selling
Jan 19, 2023
The Art of Complaining, and Saving for Your Kids’ Future
Jan 16, 2023
Your Money in 2023: Investing in the Stock Market
Jan 13, 2023
Retirement Changes You May Have Missed
Jan 11, 2023
January Money Moves, and Paying Off Your Mortgage Early
Jan 09, 2023
Your Money in 2023: Use Your Values to Set Your Goals
Jan 05, 2023
Student Loans and the Cancellation Debate, Part 1
Jan 02, 2023
Single-Income Couples, and When to Use Your HSA and FSA
Dec 26, 2022
What We Learned About Our Money in 2022
Dec 19, 2022
Rising Interest Rates, and Budgeting With Apps
Dec 12, 2022
How to Find the Humor in Money Management With Joe Saul-Sehy
Dec 09, 2022
Money News: What the Jobs Report and Recent Layoffs Mean for You
Dec 07, 2022
The End of Credit Card Rewards, and When to Cancel Luxury Credit Cards
Dec 05, 2022
Questioning the 50/30/20 Budget and Company Stock
Nov 28, 2022
Crypto Crash, and Growing Money Fast
Nov 21, 2022
Outsmart Scammers, and Waiting to Save for Retirement
Nov 14, 2022
When Your Bank Stiffs You, and Co-Signing Risks
Nov 07, 2022
Financial Fears, and Do You Need Life Insurance?
Oct 31, 2022
How the Nerds Do It: How a Student Loans Nerd Paid Off Her Debt
Oct 27, 2022
Black Friday Is Canceled, and How to Get Holiday Travel Deals
Oct 24, 2022
How the Nerds Do It: How a Mortgage Nerd Bought a House
Oct 21, 2022
Money News: How to Cancel Your Student Debt
Oct 19, 2022
Zelle Scams, and When to Sell Investments
Oct 17, 2022
How the Nerds Do It: How a Travel Nerd Books a Trip
Oct 13, 2022
Money Hot Takes, and Too Many Credit Cards
Oct 10, 2022
How the Nerds Do It: How an Investing Nerd Maxed Out Her Roth IRA
Oct 06, 2022
What the Fed News Means for You, and Choosing a New Bank
Oct 03, 2022
Beating Money Procrastination, and When to Unfreeze Credit
Sep 26, 2022
Fall Money Tasks, and Saving Enough to Retire
Sep 19, 2022
Live From Las Vegas!
Sep 15, 2022
Student Debt Cancellation News, and Money 101
Sep 12, 2022
Protecting Your Privacy, and Front-Loading a 401(k)
Sep 05, 2022
How to Manage Medical Debt with Emily Maloney
Aug 29, 2022
Booking a Dream Disney Vacation for Cheap
Aug 22, 2022
Investing for Your Dream Life
Aug 15, 2022
What the Heck Is Crypto, Anyway?
Aug 08, 2022
Answering Kids’ Money Questions: Where Does Money Come From?
Aug 01, 2022
Nerdy Business: Building a Brick-and-Mortar Business
Jul 28, 2022
Questioning the 50/30/20 Budget and Company Stock
Jul 25, 2022
Nerdy Business: Building the Right Team
Jul 21, 2022
Summer Travel Tips and Conflicting Financial Priorities
Jul 18, 2022
Nerdy Business: Setting Your Business Up for Success
Jul 14, 2022
Why Are Homes Pricey in the U.S. and Abroad?
Jul 11, 2022
Nerdy Deep Dive: Investing 101, Part 1
Jul 04, 2022
Queer Money Talk
Jun 30, 2022
Small Business Inflation, and Sign-Up Bonuses
Jun 27, 2022
Taking On the Racial Wealth Gap
Jun 23, 2022
What's Up With Eggs, and Home Improvement Projects
Jun 20, 2022
Nerdy Deep Dive: How to Reduce Child Care Costs
Jun 16, 2022
Recession Prep, and Lightning Round Money Questions
Jun 13, 2022
Nerdy Deep Dive: Why is Child Care So Expensive?
Jun 09, 2022
Giving Family Money, and What's Happening with Inflation
Jun 06, 2022
Get Creative About Money With Paco de Leon
May 30, 2022
Nerdy Travel Diaries: Use Points to Fly in Luxury
May 26, 2022
Fruitful Yard Sale, and When Not to Refinance
May 23, 2022
Nerdy Travel Diaries: Getaway to Costa Rica
May 19, 2022
New Student Debt, and a Couple's Money Baggage
May 16, 2022
Nerdy Travel Diaries: Scrimping and Splurging in Japan
May 12, 2022
Bitcoin 401(k)s and Choosing the Best Crypto
May 09, 2022
Nerdy Travel Diaries: Weightlifting in New Mexico
May 05, 2022
Small Business Benefits, and Buying a Hybrid
May 02, 2022
Protecting Your Privacy, and Front-Loading a 401(k)
Apr 25, 2022
Student Debt Cancellation Debate, Part 2
Apr 21, 2022
Save Money at Weddings, and Vetting Mortgage Lenders
Apr 18, 2022
Student Loans and the Cancellation Debate, Part 1
Apr 14, 2022
3 Money Tasks for Spring, and Alternative Debt Payoff Options
Apr 11, 2022
Using Your Tax Refund, and Is Pet Insurance Worth the Cost?
Apr 04, 2022
The Fed Interest Rate Hike, and What’s a Credit Card Authorized User?
Mar 28, 2022
Single-Income Couples, and When to Use Your HSA and FSA
Mar 21, 2022
How I Got Here: Tori Dunlap of Her First $100K
Mar 17, 2022
Combating Inflation, and Saving for Retirement Amid Climate Change
Mar 14, 2022
Why to Sell Your House, and Managing Investment Fees
Mar 07, 2022
The Tax Episode
Feb 28, 2022
Lifestyle Creep, and Booking Cheap Travel
Feb 21, 2022
Nerdy Book Club: Building Your Financial Smarts With Bola Sokunbi
Feb 17, 2022
Credit Union Perks, and Getting Into the Housing Market
Feb 14, 2022
Stock Market Shakiness, and Car Buying in 2022
Feb 07, 2022
No-Spend Month, and Making Money While Raising Kids
Jan 31, 2022
Make a Plan to Achieve Your Dreams
Jan 27, 2022
COVID Tests, and Reversing a Credit Score Drop
Jan 24, 2022
Making Your Dream Life
Jan 20, 2022
How Nerds Choose the Best, and Paying for College
Jan 17, 2022
Saving for Your Dream Retirement
Jan 13, 2022
New Money Resolutions, and Strategizing Debt Payoff
Jan 10, 2022
Buying Your Dream House
Jan 06, 2022
Saving at the Pump, and 401(k) Limits
Jan 03, 2022
What Our Listeners Accomplished This Year, Part 2
Dec 27, 2021
What Our Listeners Accomplished This Year, Part 1
Dec 20, 2021
Countering Uncertainty, and Building Wealth Early
Dec 13, 2021
Why to Question Your Bills, and Making the Most of a Raise
Dec 06, 2021
Travel Tips, and Finding the Right Financial Advisors
Nov 29, 2021
Big Purchases, and Overcoming Money Guilt
Nov 22, 2021
Holiday Shopping Trends, and Self-Employed Retirement Options
Nov 15, 2021
The Benefits of Being Boring with Your Money, and Why to Make a Will ASAP
Nov 08, 2021
3 Crypto Questions, and Improving Credit to Buy a House
Nov 01, 2021
Holiday Shopping Scams, and Paying Off Law School Debt
Oct 25, 2021
What People Get Wrong About Credit, and Self-Employed Budgeting
Oct 18, 2021
Finding a New Job, and Rent vs Buy in a New City
Oct 11, 2021
Nerdy Deep Dives: Investing, Part 3
Oct 07, 2021
Haggling Tips, and What's Driving Volatile Car Valuation
Oct 04, 2021
Nerdy Deep Dives: Investing, Part 2
Sep 30, 2021
5 Financial Tasks for Fall, and Kid Debit Cards
Sep 27, 2021
Nerdy Deep Dives: Investing, Part 1
Sep 23, 2021
DIY Investing, and Lightning Round Money Questions, Part 2
Sep 20, 2021
Lifestyle Creep, and Booking Cheap Travel
Sep 13, 2021
Redlining, and the Credit Impact of Paying Off a Car Loan
Sep 06, 2021
Delta Spending Habits, and Marriage vs Mortgage
Aug 30, 2021
School Supply Shopping Tips, and Breaking Bad Money Habits
Aug 23, 2021
Home Affordability, and Unmarried Partners Buying a House
Aug 16, 2021
Job Scams, and Maxing Out Roth IRAs
Aug 09, 2021
Getting Ahead of Your Next Money Crisis with Michelle Singletary
Aug 02, 2021
Health Insurance Deadline, and Getting the Best Car Insurance Rates
Jul 26, 2021
Rethinking Credit Reporting, and Lightning Round Money Questions
Jul 19, 2021
Combating Inflation, and Risks of Small Mortgage Lenders
Jul 12, 2021
Saving at the Pump, and 401(k) Limits
Jul 05, 2021
Midyear Money Check-In, and Managing Finances Abroad
Jun 28, 2021
Savings Tips, and Updates to the Child Tax Credit
Jun 21, 2021
When Travel Insurance Is Worth It, and Buying an Electric Car
Jun 14, 2021
Crypto-Earning Credit Cards, and Short-Term Investing
Jun 07, 2021
The Psychology of Debt, and When to Refinance
May 31, 2021
Buy Now, Pay Later Loans, and Getting Started Building Wealth
May 24, 2021
Big Purchases, and Overcoming Money Guilt
May 17, 2021
Free Health Insurance, and Finding Scholarships
May 10, 2021
Pet Scams, and Buying Different Home Types
May 03, 2021
Air Travel, and Collections Accounts on Credit Reports
Apr 26, 2021
Cannabis Investing, and Too Much Cash
Apr 19, 2021
Retiring Early, and Finding Lost Money
Apr 12, 2021
Pandemic Savings Goals, and Taxes on Inheritance
Apr 05, 2021
Spring Cleaning, and COVID Taxes
Mar 29, 2021
Redlining, and the Credit Impact of Paying Off a Car Loan
Mar 22, 2021
Procrastination, and Paying Student Loans vs. Investing
Mar 15, 2021
Pandemic Debt, and Moving Costs
Mar 08, 2021
Saving at the Pump, and 401(k) Limits
Mar 01, 2021
Why to File Your Taxes Early, and Tapping Your Home's Equity
Feb 22, 2021
Money News You Missed, and the 50/30/20 Budget
Feb 15, 2021
Stock Market Shenanigans, and Talking About Money with Your Partner
Feb 08, 2021
Jackpot Windfall, and Extra COVID Cash
Feb 01, 2021
How to Buy a House in 2021
Jan 25, 2021
Buying Crypto, and Dealing with Debt
Jan 18, 2021
New COVID Scams, and Easy Money Moves
Jan 11, 2021
How You Can Achieve Money Goals in 2021
Jan 04, 2021
Spot fake reviews, and see if you're saving too much
Dec 28, 2020
What our listeners learned from the pandemic
Dec 21, 2020
Charitable giving, and using savings to pay student loans
Dec 14, 2020
Pandemic money lessons, and balancing saving for a down payment vs retirement
Dec 07, 2020
What Biden may do for your finances and how to make money
Nov 30, 2020
The holiday shopping episode
Nov 23, 2020
Holiday travel and giving money advice to family
Nov 16, 2020
Open Enrollment and HSA vs. FSA
Nov 09, 2020
Finding financial stability and protecting yourself from ID theft
Nov 02, 2020
Beating burnout and the best college savings plans
Oct 26, 2020
Retiring early and finding lost money
Oct 19, 2020
Cut your tax bill, and how to choose the best investment platform
Oct 12, 2020
Unequal unemployment recovery, and whether to buy a new or a used car
Oct 05, 2020
The psychology of debt and when to refinance
Sep 28, 2020
Used cars in short supply, and Shea Couleé talks money
Sep 21, 2020
Fake reviews and saving too much
Sep 14, 2020
Investing while paying off student loans
Sep 07, 2020
Renters are struggling, and what to do with an old 401(k)
Aug 31, 2020
Buying local and emergency loans
Aug 24, 2020
Pet costs and extreme couponing
Aug 17, 2020
How to take advantage of lower rent and mortgage rates — and move safely
Aug 10, 2020
Is it safe to travel right now, and how to handle a collections to improve credit
Aug 03, 2020
Losing your health insurance, and setting financial goals
Jul 27, 2020
COVID impulse spending, and building credit while paying debt
Jul 20, 2020
Tax returns are due, and how to get started creating wealth
Jul 13, 2020
The wealth gap, and how to cope with variable rate student loans
Jul 06, 2020
Setting money goals at milestone birthdays, and scoring big bucks with bank bonuses
Jun 29, 2020
What a recession economy means for you, and how to handle an inheritance
Jun 22, 2020
The pandemic is changing our financial lives, and what to know about refinancing now
Jun 15, 2020
Make your donations go further; Plan for new baby expenses
Jun 08, 2020
Is identity theft protection worth the cost?
Jun 01, 2020
Is Bitcoin a safe investment?
May 26, 2020
I Got Laid Off! What Should I Do with My Retirement Fund?
May 18, 2020
Where have all the 0% offers gone?
May 11, 2020
How can I buy my first home in an expensive city?
May 04, 2020
Where's my coronavirus relief check — and how should I use it?
Apr 27, 2020
How should I spring-clean my finances?
Apr 20, 2020
Help! I owe the IRS!
Apr 13, 2020
Coronavirus Special Edition, Part IV: The CARES Act and Your Student Loans
Apr 06, 2020
Coronavirus Special Edition, Part III: Coronavirus and Your Portfolio
Apr 02, 2020
Coronavirus Special Edition, Part II: Saving, Budgeting and Travel
Mar 30, 2020
Coronavirus Special Edition, Part I: Mortgages and the Market
Mar 26, 2020
How can I brace financially for coronavirus?
Mar 23, 2020
My credit score randomly dropped — a lot. What happened?
Mar 16, 2020
What's the best way to save for a down payment on a house?
Mar 09, 2020
How can I get into the travel credit card points game?
Mar 02, 2020
Are Roth conversions a good idea?
Feb 24, 2020
What's the best way to do a spending fast?
Feb 17, 2020
Should I invest or pay off my student loans?
Feb 10, 2020
How do we manage money as a couple?
Feb 03, 2020
From the archive: "What's the best way to rack up travel rewards quickly?"
Jan 20, 2020
From the archive: "How can I pay off my debt faster?"
Jan 06, 2020
Happy New Year from the SmartMoney team!
Dec 30, 2019
How can I (actually) keep my new year’s money resolution?
Dec 16, 2019
What are your best tips to save on family holiday travel?
Dec 02, 2019
Does Black Friday live up to the hype?
Nov 18, 2019
Which accounts can make me the most money?
Nov 04, 2019
How much house can I afford?
Oct 21, 2019
How can I pay off my debt faster?
Oct 07, 2019
How do I buy a used car?
Sep 23, 2019
How can my credit score save me money?
Sep 09, 2019
Should I refinance my student loans?
Aug 19, 2019
My prescription drug costs are wrecking my budget. What can I do?
Aug 05, 2019
What's the best way to rack up travel rewards quickly?
Jul 22, 2019
Am I saving enough for retirement?
Jul 08, 2019
Welcome to NerdWallet's Smart Money podcast!
Jul 01, 2019
Travel-Hack the Holidays
Nov 12, 2018
Inside student loan scams
Aug 16, 2017
What's a side hustle and should I start one?
Aug 09, 2017
I want to invest. How should I start?
Aug 02, 2017
How to get out of debt: Interview with The Debt Free Guys
Jul 26, 2017
Is a travel credit card right for me?
Jul 19, 2017
How do I prioritize my budget?
Jul 10, 2017