Category: Product Reviews

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Money at 30: "Atomic Habits" Audiobook Review

Oftentimes, when I'm looking for a new book to review, I'll turn to the Amazon/Audible best sellers list to look for finance-related titles. Each time I've done this, near the top of the Business & Money is a book called Atomic Habits by James Clear. While I'd resisted this book previously since it didn't seem to really be that much about personal finance, with the new year upon us, I...

Money at 30: Robinhood Retirement Review

During a recent earnings conference call, Robinhood's CEO Vlad Tenev revealed that the investment app would soon be introducing a retirement account platform for users. Soon after that, the platform announced more details about the offering while opening a waitlist. Now, a mere few weeks later, Robinhood Retirement is here. So what does this new IRA option have to offer? Let's look at the details of Robinhood Retirement and my...

Money at 30: Mana App Review

One of the most intriguing trends I've seen emerge since I've been following FinTech is the advent of niche neobanks. These days, you can find apps geared towards certain communities, interests, and more. Among the latest examples I've seen of this is an app called Mana, which bills itself as the best debit card for gamers. Now, I may not be a big gamer, but I do know a thing...

Bilt Extends Rent Day Promotion for Black Friday and Beyond

In October, the unique Bilt Mastercard unveiled its inaugural Rent Day promotion, which included the opportunity for cardholders to earn double rewards and nearly all of their purchases on the first of the month. That deal returned in November alongside the addition of a United Airlines status match offer and more. Now, just in time for Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday, Bilt is extended December's Rent Day...

2022 Discover It Card Review: Still Feeling “It” After All These Years

Many years ago now, following what I called my financial awakening, I found that I was suddenly in the market for a new rewards credit card. This led me to start researching various cards before ultimately landing on my final choice: the Discover It card. Before we get into my hands-on review, let me explain what I liked about this card on paper and why I ultimately applied for it....

Money at 30: Barclays View Credit Card Review

From time to time, credit card issuers are forced to make changes to their product line-up. For example, while a bank may have previously partnered with another company for a co-branded card, the rights to that portfolio may have been sold to another issuer — or the brand just gets out of the credit card game altogether. That was the case in 2021 as the Barclays Apple Rewards card (which...

Money at 30: "The Winning Playbook" Book Review

Earlier this summer, I opened my email to find an unsolicited PDF copy of an upcoming book in my inbox. Well, it was upcoming back then but, now, The Winning Playbook: Strategies For Life On And Off The Field by authors Rob Welsh and Jonathan Ray Scott is available to all. So, with the football season (and, in turn, my fantasy football season) now well underway, I decided to spend...

Money at 30: When the Fee Hits - The Platinum Card 3 Years Later

All year long, I write about the various awesome things I get to do and ways I get to save with my American Express Platinum card. Nevertheless, when the annual fee hit my account earlier this month, it reminded me that holding the card does require a commitment. What's more, this was the first time I was assessed the new annual fee of $695, which increased from $550 last year....