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Weekly Reading: “Happy Holidays!” Edition

Dec. 19, 2012
Personal Finance
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Here are a few of the hot topics on the NerdWallet blog this week. Every Wednesday we round ‘em up so you can stay tuned on the latest news, tips and tricks that could affect your daily budget.

Not all places are equally comfortable – our top tips for finding the best places to sleep at the airport.

Don’t worry, leave happy! What to do before you leave the house for a trip.

Flying with an elderly passenger is no joke. Here’s our 10 top tips when flying with the elderly.

How to Calculate Your Monthly Mortgage Payment

Prepaid Gift Card Fees: Give Your Gifts Fee-Free!

Will Santa be good to stockholders this year and bring them a Santa Clause Rally?

What are the savings found in Safeway’s $10 prefilled holiday food drive bags?

Who the 2% are – and what they stand for.

Shopping around for a mortgage? Check out our new Lenders Speak series — we’ve spoken to real estate lenders in BloomingtonMiami and San Francisco. What they have to say may surprise you!

If you’re a parent of a young child, you know you want him or her to attend college someday. But does saving money for college make your child more likely to attend?