Financial

Capital One Shopping (Wikibuy) Review 2

For as simple and comparatively stress-free as online shopping can be, for frugal folks, it also comes with some dread. Why? Because there may be a way you could be saving more money. For example, have you ever been checking out on a website and nearly abandoned your cart when...

Money at 30: 5 Personal Finance Books That Would Make Great Gifts 3

Earlier this year, I set out to both read and review more books. Specifically, I wanted to look at books that explored the many facets of money — from how to have and use it to what it actually means. On the whole, I'd say I accomplished that goal (aside...

Money at 30: Bumped App - How Version 1.0 Compares to the Beta 3

For literal years, I've been raving about an app called Bumped. Yet, little did I know that, for much of that time, I was talking about a service that few could actually try for themselves. That's because Bumped was still in its pilot or beta phase. However, as the platform...

Money at 30: I Hate Receipts App Review 3

More and more, I feel as though it’s common for cashiers to ask, “Do you need a receipt?” In these cases, while I’m inclined to say “no,” I usually end up responding in the affirmative just to save them the hassle of tossing out the slip of paper themselves. Yet,...

Money at 30: "The Path" Book Review 3

When I was a kid, I distinctly remember listening to non-fiction self-help-ish audiobooks as my dad drove us to karate class, the zoo, or wherever else. Alongside the likes of Zig Ziglar was Tony Robbins — a gruff-voiced guru coach who'd talk not only about motivation but also money. Cut...

Money at 30: Fion Review 3

Believe it or not, one of my favorite places to discover new personal finance tools recently has been Instagram. It seems that every couple of weeks or so I'll come across an ad on the platform that lets me know about a new app, card, or other tools. In fact,...

Money at 30: Fold Bitcoin Rewards App Review 3

Ever since Bitcoin surged (circa 2017), there's been plenty of intrigue, investment, and confusion about the cryptocurrency. Although the asset has mellowed out some since those record days, it's still well known for its volatility. What's more, although some apps and tools have worked to demystify Bitcoin, there are still...

Money at 30: T-Mobile Money Review 3

More than 18 months ago, I ended up switching my wireless service from AT&T to T-Mobile. In doing so, I was able to save money in a few different ways — but it turns out there was another savings opportunity I had overlooked until recently: T-Mobile Money. While this digital banking...