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Money at 30: How My Credit Card Saved Me $125+ On My Latest Trip

Two weeks ago when I returned home from Tokyo, I told my wife that I was excited to spend some time at home before another trip we have planned in December. No sooner did these words leave my lips that the owner of the Disney fan site I work for...

JetBlue Joins the Basic Economy Bandwagon with Blue Basic

In recent years a slew of major domestic airlines have attempted to compete with more budget-friendly carriers by offering so-called "basic economy" fares. While the trend started with American Airlines, it has since spread to Delta and United. Now it seems another popular carrier is hopping on-board as well. As...

Cutting the Cord? A Guide To Streaming Services and Saving Money 4

Over the past few years, the term “cutting the cord” has become a well-worn figure of speech referring to those who cancel their cable or satellite subscriptions and opt to replace them with one or more of the various streaming services. Furthering this “cord cutting trend,” many of the streaming...

Number of U.S. Bank Branches Declining Overall, But Not Everywhere

Between the increasing functionality of mobile banking apps and the onslaught of FinTech challenger banks entering the space, it should be no surprise that the number of brick and mortar bank branch locations in the United States has declined significantly in the past several years. What may be surprising, however,...

IRS Increases Standard Deduction, Tax Bracket Incomes for 2020

Everyone knows that tax season doesn't really get underway until at least February as citizens scramble to complete their returns before April. However, with the end of the calendar year just ahead, the Internal Revenue Services — better known by the simple initials IRS — is already talking taxes. This...

Survey Shows Several Deferred Interest Misconceptions

While the infamous "Black Friday" that officially kicks off the holiday shopping season may still be a few weeks away, many consumers are already making their lists and checking them twice. During this process, buyers might come across special "0% interest" offers, seemingly allowing them to finance big-ticket items without...

Money at 30: Announcing "How to Make Your First $1k on YouTube"

A little over three years ago, I randomly decided it was time to get serious about my finances and take the leap of checking my credit score. Even though the mistakes of my 20s were well behind me, I was still more than a little panicked about what it would...