Category: Money Management

Personal finance and money management can be very confusing. Most people know that optimizing their finances is important but few feel confident that they have the knowledge to do so.

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Gas Prices Reach New Record Highs Ahead of Memorial Day Holiday

With the Memorial Day holiday weekend ahead, motorists are likely to be paying more to fill their tanks. According to the latest figures from GasBuddy, average gas prices hit new record highs this past week — marking the fifth week in a row that prices have climbed. The app's data (collected from more than 150,000 stations across the country) show an average price of $4.57 per gallon, which is up 11¢ from...

Money at 30: Lessons Learned from My International Dog Sitting Adventure

A few months back, I wrote a post sharing that my wife and I were considering adopting a dog while also recounting some of costs we were totaling up as we furthered our research. Well, thanks to some unexpected travels, our plans to get a pup of our own have been delayed. But, in the meantime, we're getting a small trial run this week as we pet sit for a...

Greenlight Opens Waitlist for New Greenlight Family Cash Mastercard

In recent years, many parents have come to realize that there are now several ways to teach their children about money. From old-school lessons about cash and "the value of a dollar" to more modern methods such as apps and debit cards, children have a variety of tools for saving and spending their own money. Now, one family-focused digital banking platform is taking things one step further by introducing a...

Survey: 38% of Investors Pulled Money From the Market Over Past Year

When it comes to the economy, the stock market, and other financial matters, there's certainly been no shortage of news lately. And while some of these stories may not directly impact everyday Americans, they can still lead to a reaction from investors and others keeping a closer eye on such matters. Recently, MagnifyMoney commissioned a survey of more than 1,000 U.S. consumers to ask how current affairs had influenced their...

A Round-Up of FinTech Banking Options for Teens and Kids

One of the important lessons we learn in our lives is how to manage our money. Yet, financial education is often lacking from the curriculum taught to students in school. Furthermore, while learning the basics from books and lessons can be helpful, it's the "real world" experience that can really drive these principles home. That's why, in recent years, a number of financial technology companies (or "FinTechs") have created platforms...

Tips and Tools for Rebuilding Your Credit

Everyone makes mistakes. Sometimes these mistakes can be forgiven but, in other cases, the repercussions of these missteps can be long-lasting. Sadly, when it comes to credit, sometimes small mess-ups can mean years of poor scores — but it doesn't have to last forever. If you've made some credit mistakes in your past and are looking to improve your scores ahead of buying a home, vehicle, etc., there are a...

Imprint Launches Latest Rewards Card: The Vice Wine Rewards Visa

The FinTech Imprint is at it again, announcing the launch of its latest co-branded rewards card — this time collaborating with The Vice Wine. With The Vice Wine Rewards Visa, customers can earn 3% back on purchases made at TheViceWine.com. Additionally, all other purchases made using the card will earn 1% back. Then, earned rewards can be redeemed on purchases from The Vice Wine, with no minimum redemption requirement. Currently,...

Study: Average Worker Spends $8,467 on Commuting Costs Each Year

How much time per year do you spend driving to or from work? On top of that, how much does commuting cost you on an annual basis? If you're like the majority of workers, the answer could be as much as hundreds of hours and thousands of dollars, as a new study highlights. According to data compiled by Clever — using figures from the  U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the...