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Looking to improve your personal finances or run your small business more efficiently? We review the best services, apps, and tools for managing your personal finances, as well as tools and services for improving small business productivity and profitability.

Money at 30: Ebates vs. Dosh — Which is the Better Cash Back Tool?

The idea of earning cash back on your purchases for seemingly no reason is one of those “if it sounds too good to be true…” triggers for many people. For evidence of this, just type in “Is Ebates…” or “Is Dosh…” into Google and notice how “legit?” is near the...

Clarity Money App Review (2019) 1

Overall I'd say that, if you really want an app to help you track your spending and stay on top of your budget, Clarity Money likely won't have everything you're looking for (perhaps try Mint instead or in addition). However, as a banking hub and a daily financial feed, the...

Money at 30: Goodbudget Review — Digitizing the Envelopes Method

Last week, I shared how my brother-in-law and his wife seemed to be ahead of me on some trends, leading us to book an Airbnb for our family visit this Thanksgiving. Considering that he's younger and hipper than me, that made a lot of sense. However, seeing as I've been...

Money at 30: Privacy.com Review — How it Could Help Keep Your Money Safe 3

First the bad news: considering all the major data breaches that have hit retailers, websites, and freaking credit bureaus alike, there's a very strong chance your personal info has been compromised at some point. Luckily, in addition to steps you can take such as freezing your credit reports to prevent...

Money at 30: Is Bestow Term Life Insurance Right For You? 3

Americans seem to have a love-hate relationship with insurance. While many love the benefits that come with being covered by health insurance, car insurance, renters insurance, etc., seeking out a policy isn't always top of mind. Furthermore, when it comes to certain types of insurance such as life insurance, many...

Money at 30: Long Game Review 3

In the minds of many, saving money is no fun. Because of this, in recent years, many personal finance experts and bloggers have advocated for trying various money challenges that aim to turn good money habits into mini-games. Now one mobile app is taking a quite literal approach to the...

App Review: Acorns Makes it Easy to Save and Invest 23

We’ve all probably heard it said that the key to building wealth is investing. Unfortunately, especially among those of a younger generation, getting started with investing can seem intimidating, preventing many from even trying. Enter Acorns — a mobile app that looks to make investing not only easy but also...

Credit Sesame Review 3

Credit Sesame is a great place to start for learning about your credit and how to improve it, but is it better than Credit Karma?