COLUMN: Through all its ills, college hoops wins in the end

Let’s not gloss over college basketball’s myriad problems. Rampant corruption. Academic malfeasance. One-and-dones posing as actual students. Yet somehow, as this thoroughly maddening March has shown,...

COLUMN: Time’s up for cheerleaders/dancers at NFL, NBA games

This is not a rant against cheerleading. That’s a legitimate sport, played by elite athletes — men and women — who are worthy of admiration...

Ask Brianna: How to say no to being a bridesmaid

“Ask Brianna” is a column from NerdWallet for 20-somethings or anyone else starting out. I’m here to help you manage your money, find a...

COLUMN: My Porcelain Childhood

The day I learned that our middle finger can be used for something other than assisting the other fingers in grabbing a can of...

FAITH: Why Does God Let Bad Things Happen?

"The hope that we have is that the Bible tells is in Matthew 25:41 that one day, all evil will be done away with. Until that day we can rely on God’s grace. He doesn’t always prevent tragedy, but his grace will always see us through it. "

COLUMN: QBs cashing in except for the unwelcome Kaepernick

As free agency kicked off the start of a new football season, the NFL sent a clear message to anyone paying attention: Colin Kaepernick, you’re...

How to find ‘advice-only’ financial advisers

If you want money advice you can trust, your best bet is to hire a fee-only financial planner . The trick is finding a planner who’s...

Get Started: Can’t pay the IRS? You do have options

CAN’T PAY THE GOVERNMENT? With a little more than five weeks until this year’s tax filing deadline of April 17, many small business owners are...

Liz Weston: Beat the retiree crowds to these 5 places abroad

Coronado in Panama once had pristine beaches and not much else. Today the resort town is a haven for U.S. and Canadian retirees, with...

COLUMN: Winning makes McIlroy as good as he already was

Rory McIlroy had his first Arnold Palmer moment before the tournament even started. He had just finished his pro-am round at Bay Hill and was...