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Looking to improve your personal finances or run your small business more efficiently? We review the best services, apps, and tools for managing your personal finances, as well as tools and services for improving small business productivity and profitability.

2021 Pay with GasBuddy Review: Yes, You Can Legitimately Save Money Every Time You Fill 48

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.

Money at 30: "Nomadland" Book Review 2

Under normal circumstances, Hollywood's annual awards season would have already concluded by this time of year. Of course, the past several months have been anything but normal — including for the film industry. In any case, as we enter a delayed 2021 awards season, one movie seems to be the...

Square Cash Card Review (2021) 12

Have you ever owned something for years before one day you suddenly discovered a super useful function you never knew it had? That’s essentially what happened to me with Square Cash. Despite downloading the app long ago, I apparently didn’t keep up with its growing power and ability to save...

Acorns vs. Robinhood: Which is Better for Beginning Investors? 5

Acorns and Robinhood — are aimed at would-be investors who may be intimidated by the traditional world of investing. Which is better for beginners?

Money at 30: Marcus by Goldman Sachs Savings Account (and Marcus Insights) Review 3

Over the past few years, the bank Goldman Sachs has made a few moves intended to help it not only shed the negative image it's endured since the Great Recession but also reach a new type of customer. These efforts include the bank partnering with Apple to release the Apple...

SoFi Active Investing Review (2021) 3

Has there ever been a better time to be a newbie investor? It wasn’t long ago that trading stocks and purchasing ETFs required “a guy” who you could give orders to and they’d make it happen. Oh, but they would charge you a significant commission for the service. Cut to...

Money at 30: Venmo Credit Card Overview 3

Last year, following a few months of teasing, the Venmo Credit Card made its grand debut. With a novel reward structure, bright-colored card designs, and app integration, the card made a bit of splash. However, in the time since that announcement, the card itself had only been offered to select...

Privacy.com Review (2021) — How it Could Help Keep Your Money Safe 13

First the bad news: considering all the major data breaches that have hit retailers, websites, and freaking credit bureaus alike, there’s a very strong chance your personal info has been compromised at some point. Luckily, in addition to steps you can take, such as freezing your credit reports to prevent...