Financial

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

Money at 30: “Utopia for Realists” Book Review 4

Sometimes it seems that a personality goes from being nowhere on my radar to appearing everywhere I turn. One might assume this to be a case of the subconscious becoming conscious... but it’s more likely to be a symptom of a book promotion cycle. That’s the case with Dutch author...

Money at 30: Aldi Curbside Pickup — Is it Worth it? 3

Over the past few months, I've been a bit torn. While I love saving money and keeping costs down, the convenience of grocery delivery has proven too powerful for me to resist. Now one of my favorite discount grocery stores is rolling out a better option with the introduction of...

Money at 30: Sesame Cash Review (Credit Sesame Debit Card) 3

As someone who likes to keep up to date with what different FinTech companies and apps are doing, it's always interesting to see when a service I've previously reviewed has a new product. Incidentally, this is something that's been happening a lot lately — especially when it comes to platforms...

Money at 30: EveryDollar Review 3

For the most part, a lot of the budgeting apps I've reviewed have been fairly similar. Although they might include some different features and interfaces, they all largely do the same thing. That's what makes EveryDollar stand out as a unique option — for better or worse. So what is...

Money at 30: "Passive Income, Aggressive Retirement" Book Review 3

As I may have mentioned in earlier columns, I've been making a point of doing more book reviews as of late. Yet, when I set out this goal, I didn't really have a reading list in mind. That's why it's always exciting to discover a new potential option — in...

Money at 30: Credit Karma Savings Review 3

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 largest 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 —...

2020 SoFi Money Review 3

Ever since I started taking an interest in the FinTech sector, one company whose name I’ve seen pop up over and over again is SoFi. Despite that, lately it seems as though that theme has been sent into overdrive as the company has rolled out everything from a robo-advisory platform...