Weekly Reading: “Wine Wednesday” Edition

Personal Finance

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.

FAQ: CD or High-Yield Savings Account?

breakdown of top donors to Obama and Romney by industry.

Which flying perks do you want for free?

California wine isn’t just about Napa. Try out these lesser known wine regions.

How to bust the bad credit blues and apply for a credit card.

NerdWallet’s top picks for the best rewards credit cards of Fall 2012.

Why budgeting doesn’t work, and what you should do instead.

Can I beat the lottery winner’s curse?

Check out our study of FDIC data on how banking varies from state to state.