Financial

Money at 30: Tally Save App Review 3

Of all the different types of finance apps I review, my favorites are the kind that reward you with real money. That's why I was very intrigued when I heard about Tally Save — an application that incentivizes saving by giving users points they can cash in for gift cards....

Money at 30: "Bad with Money" Book Review 3

When most people think about financial books, I have to assume they envision thick economic textbooks or perhaps a hardcover series from a money guru like Dave Ramsey. In reality, the personal finance books I've reviewed come from authors like Tanja Hester, Grant Sabatier, or Erin Lowry who all gratefully...

Money at 30: Honeydue App Review 4

I have found Honeydue to be helpful. Sure my wife and I pretty much have our respective billing schedules down at this point, but it's always nice to get a reminder. Additionally there have already been transactions I didn't understand, so it was nice to easily reach out to my...

Money at 30: Qube Money Concept Review 3

Overall there aren't really a ton of personal finance-related memories I have from being a kid, but there is definitely one that comes to mind. I don't recall exactly how old I was at the time but I do distinctly remember my parents utilizing the cash envelope method to budget....

Money at 30: "Financial Freedom" Book Review 2

When my wife and I decided to move from Los Angeles to Springfield, Missouri, we did so in a bid to have more financial freedom. Sure enough, the savings associated with that relocation have helped get us on track for building an emergency fund and getting started with investing. Yet,...

Money at 30: Emma App Review 3

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 cash back vehicles to budgeting tools. That's why...

Money at 30: "Young, Fun & Financially Free" Book Review 3

Personal finance often gets a bad rap. Despite dozens if not hundreds of bloggers insisting that, no, budgeting doesn't mean depriving yourself of all non-essential spending, there's no question that this is still the impression most people get. Enter another expert here to insist that you can indeed lead a...

Money at 30: Paribus Review (2019) 3

Have you ever pulled the trigger on a purchase only to watch the price fall mere days later? That's the frustration Paribus aims to alleviate and eliminate. The Capital One-owned service helps consumers claim refunds on their purchases when items drop in price or their packages arrive after their promised...