Category: Product Reviews

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: Karat Creator Card Review

I don't remember the first time I heard about Karat — but I know I've seen it plenty of times since. Each time I'd come across it on Instagram, I'd visit their site, only to learn that it was still invite-only. Luckily for me, a few months ago, I actually came across an invite code and was finally able to apply... only for the platform to seemingly open up to the...

Money at 30: FloatMe App Review

Over the years, there have definitely been times when I really could have used a few extra dollars in my bank account before payday arrived. Lacking many options, my younger days were filled with overdraft fees that only made my financial situation worse. Luckily, these days, there are a growing number of tools that consumers can use to not only avoid these dreaded overdraft fees but also hopefully avoid pricey...

Emma App Review

If you were to snatch my smartphone and scroll through my many pages of applications, you’d probably notice a bit of a trend. Among the various games and standards like YouTube, Instagram, and Timehop, you’d find several personal finance apps ranging from cashback vehicles to budgeting tools. That’s why I’m always excited to learn about new apps to review. Lucky for me, a few years ago I received an email...

What is Credit Sesame and How Does It Compare to Credit Karma?

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?

Money at 30: "Stacked" Audiobook Review

When I come across a new personal finance book to review, it's almost like Christmas to me. Funny enough, the book Stacked: Your Super-Serious Guide to Modern Money Management by authors Joe Saul-Sehy and Emily Guy Birken actually was released around Christmas of last year, yet somehow only hit my radar last week. So, in a bid to make up for lost time, I downloaded the book from Audible this...

Digit Saving App Review (2022)

Everyone knows that they should strive to save money and break the cycle of living paycheck to paycheck... but that's always far easier said than done. Most of the reason for this is strictly financial but a part of it can actually be mental as well. Sometimes looking at your checking balance might lead you to believe that you simply can't afford to be setting aside anything. Enter Digit and...

Peak Money App Review

With a new year now upon us, you can bet that many Americans are looking to make changes to their money habits. Specifically, now more than ever, people are realizing the importance of setting money aside in savings. Luckily, there are now a variety of apps that can help them do that — including one I recently discovered called Peak Money. Having used Peak Money for the past couple of...

Money at 30: Charles Schwab Investing Starter Kit Overview

These days, there is no shortage of easy-to-use brokerage accounts that consumers can turn to when they're ready to begin investing. From SoFi to Public and, of course, Robinhood, these fee-free accounts have revolutionized the industry in ways both good and bad, leaving traditional brokerage accounts to evolve as well. One such firm that's seen a number of changes in recent years is Charles Schwab, which has attempted to bring...