Personal Finance

Money at 30: My Personal Finance Tool Turkeys of the Year 4

Every year for Thanksgiving, the Disney fan site I write for, LaughingPlace.com, compiles a list of our top Disney "Turkeys." This fun list finds us highlighting efforts by the company that were perhaps misguided or just didn't work out as they might have hoped. Of course, having reviewed plenty of...

WalletHub Shares Black Friday Trends and Best Deals for 2019

It's almost here: after weeks of "pre-Black Friday sale" ads flooding airwaves and e-mail boxes everywhere, the main event is nearly upon us. As has become tradition, this Friday retailers across the nation will woo shoppers with special "doorbusters" and other attractive pricing in a bid to kickstart the holiday...

Money at 30: How My Credit Card Saved Me $125+ On My Latest Trip 3

Two weeks ago when I returned home from Tokyo, I told my wife that I was excited to spend some time at home before another trip we have planned in December. No sooner did these words leave my lips that the owner of the Disney fan site I work for...

JetBlue Joins the Basic Economy Bandwagon with Blue Basic

In recent years a slew of major domestic airlines have attempted to compete with more budget-friendly carriers by offering so-called "basic economy" fares. While the trend started with American Airlines, it has since spread to Delta and United. Now it seems another popular carrier is hopping on-board as well. As...

Survey Shows Several Deferred Interest Misconceptions

While the infamous "Black Friday" that officially kicks off the holiday shopping season may still be a few weeks away, many consumers are already making their lists and checking them twice. During this process, buyers might come across special "0% interest" offers, seemingly allowing them to finance big-ticket items without...

Money at 30: Announcing "How to Make Your First $1k on YouTube"

A little over three years ago, I randomly decided it was time to get serious about my finances and take the leap of checking my credit score. Even though the mistakes of my 20s were well behind me, I was still more than a little panicked about what it would...

WalletHub Highlights "Scary" Financial Survey Results

If you were awakened by a few bumps in the night, it may have been the sound of the Federal Reserve dropping interest rates again — or it could just be that today is Halloween. Although the holiday is often associated with such terrifying sights as zombies, ghouls, and goblins,...

American Express Unveils Refreshed Green Card

It's now been 50 years since American Express first debuted its Green card. To mark the occasion the company has announced a major overhaul for the card including new rewards and benefits for customers. Plus the card is getting a slightly different name, officially changing from the "American Express Green...