Financial

2019 Pay with GasBuddy Review: Yes, You Can Legitimately Save Money Every Time You Fill 39

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.

2019 Mint Review: Much More Than Just a Budgeting App 3

Mint is a perhaps the most popular budgeting app around but, as it turns out, there's actually much more to it than that. With plenty of customization, helpful data, and easy-to-use features, Mint proves to be an essential personal finance tool for just about anyone.

2019 Credit Sesame Review: What It Tells You About Your Credit 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: "Work Optional" Book Review

Prior to attending last year's FinCon expo, I had certainly heard about FIRE (short for "financial independence, retire early) but it wasn't until I arrived at the conference that I realized how large the movement had grown. Of course, with popularity comes backlash, as some so-called "gurus" have questioned the...

Money at 30: Goodbudget Review — Digitizing the Envelopes Method 2

Last week, I shared how my brother-in-law and his wife seemed to be ahead of me on some trends, leading us to book an Airbnb for our family visit this Thanksgiving. Considering that he's younger and hipper than me, that made a lot of sense. However, seeing as I've been...

Money at 30: Is Bestow Term Life Insurance Right For You? 3

Americans seem to have a love-hate relationship with insurance. While many love the benefits that come with being covered by health insurance, car insurance, renters insurance, etc., seeking out a policy isn't always top of mind. Furthermore, when it comes to certain types of insurance such as life insurance, many...

Money at 30: "Get Money" Book Review 3

Over the past few years, personal finance has taken on an increasingly important role in my life. While on my own money and writing journey, I've been inspired by a number of other finance bloggers along the way. Nearly from the beginning, one of my favorites in this category was...

Is Amazon Prime Worth It? What You Get for Your Money

Prospective members should be aware that the beloved two-day shipping does not apply to every item on the site and that Prime's entertainment offerings might not be enough to satisfy everyone's TV craving. However, with a free 30 day trial and a monthly payment option after that, there's really no...