Financial

Astra App Review (2021) 3

It’s often been said that one of the keys to bettering your finances is automation. By setting up good money habits, tasks like saving and budgeting suddenly don’t feel as painful. With that in mind, the app Astra takes automation to the next level, offering some unique transfer options along...

T-Mobile Money Review (2021) 3

More than two years ago now, 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...

Aspiration Plus Review: Is the Account Option Worth It? 5

Over the past couple of years, even as I’ve opened plenty of other online banking accounts to review, there’s been one that’s stood out to me as doing something truly different: Aspiration. With their “Do Well. Do Good.” motto and balance between banking perks and environmental protection, they definitely made...

Bask Bank Review (2021) 5

As a kid, I remember my parents explaining to me how savings accounts work. By keeping my money with the bank, they’d pay me a little something extra, allowing my account to grow. Yes, the concept of savings accounts hasn’t changed a whole heck of a lot since, well, ever...

Money at 30: Google Pay (for iOS) App Review 3

A few months ago, I saw an article about how Google Pay had revamped its app for iOS. This came as a surprise to me since I had no idea there was a Google Pay iPhone app. Nevertheless, I headed to the App Store and downloaded it. Further surprising me...

A Look at How Rakuten (Ebates) Works in 2021 8

If there’s one website that I’d come across again and again since I’ve taken an interest in personal finance matters, it was Ebates. As Mint is to budgeting apps, Ebates (now Rakuten) is to cashback sites, as it seems to be the largest of its kind by far, boasting deals...

One Finance Review (2021) 3

Having reviewed several digital banking account options over the past few years, it’s safe to say that most have pretty much the same few features to offer with only a couple of different twists. While the interest rate or debit card designs may differ, there usually isn’t a whole lot...

Long Game Review (2021): How the App Makes Saving Money Fun 10

Long Game is a personal finance app that rewards users for setting aside money in savings account by allowing them to unlock games of chance that could potentially add to their stash. It's a novel concept to be sure — but does it actually work?