Category: Financial

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?

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...

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.

2022 Pay with GasBuddy Review: Yes, You Can Legitimately Save Money Every Time You Fill

Put simply, the value proposition of Pay with GasBuddy is that you can use a special card that's accepted at most gas stations in order to save a few cents off of every gallon of gas you buy. That sounds good — almost too good, if you think like me.