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Walgreens Planning Co-Branded Credit Card with Synchrony

It seems that Walgreens has a plan to keep customers' wallets healthy. This week, the drug store chain announced that it would be expanding its line-up of financial services, including debuting a co-branded credit card product. The upcoming card will integrate with the recently-launched myWalgreens loyalty program, giving customers the...

Credit Karma Money Save (Credit Karma Savings) Review 4

As someone who’s written about FinTech for a couple of years now, I’ve definitely spotted a few trends along the way. One of the biggest I’ve seen is the expansions many startups have made by adding basic banking services to their other offerings. Case in point: Credit Karma Savings —...

Money at 30: Credit Karma Money Spend Account Review

Over the past few years, the free credit score site Credit Karma has expanded into other aspects of finance. This includes offering an unclaimed funds finder as well as a free tax filing platform— which it recently announced would be sold off to Square when Intuit's purchase of Credit Karma...

Money at 30: "Buy the Avocado Toast" Book Review

There sure are a lot of stereotypes about Millennials, aren't there? Nevermind the fact that most media outlets don't seem to know what even constitutes a "Millennial," my generation has often been regarded as lazy and entitled, with other baseless assertions being peppered in over time. One of the more...

American Express Adds More Temporary Benefits to Platinum Card

Last year, when it became clear that travel wasn't going to be resuming in earnest anytime soon, American Express added some temporary benefits to its premium $550 a year Platinum Card to help bring value to grounded cardholders. This included offering $20 a month in monthly statement credits for wireless...

Money at 30: Top 5 Personal Finance Apps and Tools to Watch in 2021

Each year, I end up reviewing/re-reviewing plenty of different FinTech apps and tools. Along the way, in the back of my mind, I'm keeping track of which of these offerings I'll feature on my best-of list for the new year. Now the time has come for such a list —...

Money at 30: Bella Loves Me (Bella) Review

What first made me interested in Bella was its concept that emphasized random acts of kindness between its members. So, how does this work in practice? Let's take a look at some of the basics of Bella as well as my experience so far.

Money at 30: Blinkist Review

As I mentioned in a post a few weeks ago, I've made an effort this year to read/listen to more finance books and review them. While that may seem simple enough, it means not only finding books that interest me but also finding the time to consume them. That's why...