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The World's Weirdest Museums

If the internet has taught us anything, it's that none of us are alone in our interests. Even if they seem idiosyncratic, chances are someone has been fascinated enough to collect them into a musem-worthy display. These 15 museums, including one dedicated to Bigfoot, prove there’s truly...

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 3:18pm

Mortgage Rates Tuesday, March 28: Steady Decline

Mortgage rates today for30- and 15-year fixed loans dropped by 2basis points, while 5/1 ARMs fell by 1 basis point, according to a NerdWalletsurvey of mortgage rates published by national lenders Tuesdaymorning. The 30-year fixed, 15-year fixed and the 5/1 ARM are continuing a downward slide...

Friday, May 12, 2017 - 5:17am

Mortgage Rates Monday, April 3: Lower Today

Mortgage rates eased today as 30- and 15-year fixed home loans, as well as 5/1 ARMs, were all lower, according to a NerdWalletsurvey of mortgage rates published by national lenders Monday morning. The next expected catalysts for interest rates will be Wednesday’s release of the minutes...

Friday, May 12, 2017 - 5:15am

How to Fill Out a Money Order in 5 Easy Steps

Learning how to write a money order is easy, but it’s important to get it right. Here are five steps to complete one and make sure the funds are delivered to the right person or business: - Fill in the recipient’s name. - Write your address in the purchaser section. - Include...

Friday, May 12, 2017 - 5:14am

Feds Sue Student Loan Giant Navient: What Borrowers Need to Know

The U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is suing Navient Corp., the nation’s largest student loan servicer, accusing it of “systematically and illegally failing borrowers at every stage of repayment,” according to a press releaseWednesday. The CFPB is asking Navient to...

Friday, May 12, 2017 - 5:10am

ICYMI: Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort doubled membership fees to $200,000 just after he was elected

By Gina Cherelus (Reuters) - The Mar-a-Lago private resort owned by the Trump Organization in Palm Beach, Florida, hiked its membership fees to $200,000 in January after Donald Trump was elected U.S. president, a resort official said. CNBC, which first reported on the joining fee hike, said...

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 - 12:42pm

Mortgage Rates Monday, March 13: Up Slightly; Borrowers Gain Equity

Thirty-year fixed and 5/1 ARMrates rose slightlywhile 15-year fixed mortgage rates today held steady, according to a NerdWalletsurvey of mortgage interest rates published by national lenders on Monday morning. MORTGAGE RATES TODAY, monday, MARCH 13: (Change from 3/10) 30-year fixed: 4.54% APR...

Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 7:19pm

Mortgage Rates Tuesday, March 21: Dip; More Consumers Rejected for Mortgages

Mortgage rates today continued to inch downwardfor 30- and 15-year fixed loans while5/1 ARMs held steady, according to a NerdWalletsurvey of current mortgage rates published by national lenders on Tuesday morning. Mortgage Rates Today, Tuesday,March 21 (Change from 3/20) 30-year fixed: 4.42...

Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 7:15pm

10 Bars and Restaurants That Will Take You Back in Time

Let’s be honest, 2017 is shaping up to be a pretty weird year. So why not vacation in another one? These bars and restaurants are portals to another time and place. Travel to colonial times and drink Thomas Jefferson’s home brew, or play arcade games in the '80s. Whether you...

Monday, April 10, 2017 - 7:53pm

10 Best National Parks to Visit This Spring

Once spring has sprung, it’s time to get out and enjoy the great outdoors. And what better way to experience nature than in some of our magnificent national parks? This year, plan a trip for April 15-16 or 22-23, when all park entry fees are waived in honor of National Park Week. We’...

Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - 2:55pm

Chinese wary about U.S. missile system because capabilities unknown: experts

By Greg Torode and Michael Martina HONG KONG/BEIJING (Reuters) - China is steadfastly opposed to the deployment of advanced U.S. anti-missile radars in South Korea because it does not know whether the defenses, intended for North Korean missiles, are capable...

Monday, April 3, 2017 - 7:56pm

As Trump-Xi summit looms, evidence of strained ties on China-North Korea border

By Sue-Lin Wong and Joseph Campbell NANPING/DANDONG, China (Reuters) - In the Northeast Asia Special Region straddling China's border with North Korea, the area...

Monday, April 3, 2017 - 7:44pm

Hong Kong's restive youth prepare for long struggle with Beijing

By James Pomfret and Venus Wu HONG KONG (Reuters) - With China's preferred candidate selected as Hong Kong's next chief executive, another blow to the morale of the city's democracy activists, their young leaders are taking a page from Beijing's...

Monday, April 3, 2017 - 7:04pm

What Car Insurance Customers Lie About — or Forget

Fudging information on a car insurance application to get a lower rate might not seem a big deal to you, but it is to car insurance companies.Lies and honest mistakes by customers and insurance agents cost car insurers an estimated $29 billion in 2016, according to a new report by Verisk Insurance...

Monday, April 3, 2017 - 5:45pm

NHL will not participate in 2018 Pyeongchang Games

By Steve Keating (Reuters) - The National Hockey League will not take part in the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, saying on Monday that it would finalize its 2017-18 season schedule without a Winter Games break. It declared negotiations "officially closed...

Monday, April 3, 2017 - 4:08pm

Soccer: Moyes apologizes for 'slap' comment to female reporter

LONDON (Reuters) - Sunderland manager David Moyes faces a possible FA sanction after telling a female reporter that she "might get a slap even though you're a woman" for questions asked in an interview last month. Moyes, whose side are rooted to the bottom...

Monday, April 3, 2017 - 4:06pm

4 Money Lies You Might Be Telling Yourself

By Kurt SmithLearn more about Kurt at NerdWallet’s Ask an AdvisorIf you’re like many people, you tell yourself little money lies without even realizing it. These lies might justify spending or a lack of savings, or help you avoid dealing with money altogether. Regardless of the reason, they...

Monday, April 3, 2017 - 3:34pm

Soccer: Costa peps up Chelsea ahead of Man City clash

By Alan Baldwin LONDON (Reuters) - Chelsea top scorer Diego Costa believes the Premier League leaders can effectively end Manchester City's title hopes when the two sides meet at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday. The alternative scenario, that fourth-...

Monday, April 3, 2017 - 3:15pm

3 Things Investors Are Watching in April

Is the so-called Trump stock rally over?That question is up for debate on Wall Street, and for good reason. U.S. stocks surged as much as 12% after Donald Trump’s election, posting a series of new highs and hitting long-awaited milestones, before falling in March for the first time since October....

Monday, April 3, 2017 - 2:40pm

Spanish League to investigate Eldense match-fixing claims

By Rik Sharma MADRID (Reuters) - Barcelona B's 12-0 victory over Eldense in Segunda B on Saturday will be investigated by the Spanish League following match-fixing allegations, La Liga president Javier Tebas said on Monday. Tebas said the inquiry had...

Monday, April 3, 2017 - 2:10pm