Category: Money Management

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GasBuddy: Fuel Prices Expected to Rise For Several More Months

With 2022 about to get underway, there have been several predictions about what the new year will bring. Among them is a forecast that gas prices will get worse overall before they get better. According to data from GasBuddy (as reported by CNN Business), it is expected that the average price per gallon of gas will reach $3.41 in 2022 compared to a $3.04 average this year. Moreover, the site...

Survey: Nearly 70% of Americans Celebrated Financial Wins in 2021

With Christmas Day now practically upon us, it seems many Americans have already received a different type of gift this year. According to a survey of 2,050 U.S. consumers, nearly 70% reported celebrating a financial achievement this year. Topping the list of the most common money win was a tie between paying off credit card debt and growing savings, each with 9%. Those were followed closely by "bought a car,"...

Money at 30: My Personal Credit Card Strategy for 2022

Amazingly, 2021 is already coming to an end. In turn, like many people, I've been spending the past few days reflecting on the year that was and looking ahead to what 2022 might bring. Being a financial writer, part of this process includes looking at my wallet and assessing what changes I've made/will make to my credit card usage in order to maximize rewards. This is actually the third year...

Equifax Plans to Add BNPL Data to Credit Reports Next Year

Over the past several months, "buy now, pay later" services have seen a surge of interest from consumers and financial entities alike. These services often allow shoppers to buy the items upfront while paying off the purchase in four installments, with on-time payments resulting in no interest fees paid. Now, with the use of these platforms on the rise, credit bureaus are looking for ways to incorporate these loan plans...

Your Year-End Financial Checklist — And Tools That Can Help You Complete It

Thankfully, 2021 is finally coming to an end. It’s certainly been another challenging year for many, but now it’s time to look forward. As we do so, you may be wondering about some ways that you can start off 2022 on the right financial foot. If so, there are a few tasks you should strive to complete before the ball drops on 2021. With that in mind here’s a short...

Blue Apron Announces Co-Branded Credit Card with Aspiration

A popular meal kit service and a FinTech banking platform are coming together for a new credit card offering. Blue Apron has announced that it will be launching a co-branded credit card with Aspiration next year. The Blue Apron Aspiration Zero Card will allow customers to earn rewards on purchases from the meal kit service's site or app. Additionally, for every qualifying purchase made on the card, Aspiration will plant...

Money at 30: 4 Ways I'm Preparing for the End of My Financial Year

2021 is really racing towards the exit, isn't it? While it was another not-so-great year overall, it still went by super quickly in my mind. So, as we cautiously hope for better in 2022, I'm using these last few days of the year to reflect on my finances and make a couple of fixes. How so? Here are a few things I'm doing to put a cap on my financial...

Chase Announces More Features to Help Customers Avoid Overdraft Fees

Today Chase announced some updates they're making to their consumer checking accounts that could have a positive impact. Earlier this year, the bank adjusted their overdraft policy, only charging a fee if a customer was overdrawn by more than $50 at the end of a business day. Additionally, Chase also eliminated its returned item fee. Now, the company has announced further changes that they say will help more than 2...