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Money at 30: 5 Things I've Learned After Making 200 YouTube Videos

Over the weekend, I published a new video on YouTube. That might sound pretty mundane seeing as I do this approximately once a week — but, a day after posting, I learned that this particular posting wasn't as routine as it seemed. Instead, unbeknownst to me, I had just reached a milestone: publishing my 200th YouTube video (which I learned about thanks to VidIQ). Funny enough, this comes only a…

Best Dining Rewards Credit Cards

When it comes to credit card rewards, there are plenty of cards each covering its own purpose. However, among the most common categories featured is dining — and why not? Who doesn't love a family dinner out, date night delight, or a foodie tour of a new town? In turn, there's no shortage of cards that can reward diners in different ways. For those looking to earn more rewards while…

Guide to the Best Rewards Credit Cards for Gasoline

Due to recent global current events that have brought average gas prices to record highs in the United States, consumers may be looking for credit cards that can help them earn rewards as they fill their gas tanks. Luckily, there are several options that can help them do just that. From cashback cards to travel rewards, there are many gas rewards cards to choose from — including both annual fee…
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Survey: 90% Want to Invest But 45% Aren't Sure Where to Start

These days, there is certainly no shortage of investment options that consumers have. Furthermore, thanks to retail brokerages as well as mobile apps, the stock market is more acessible than ever. Nevertheless, a recent survey shows that many consumers still aren't sure how to take advantage of these options. According to a report by the FinTech app Stash, 90% of Americans say they want to invest in order to build…

Robinhood Cash Card Adds New Cashback Offers

Looking to earn cashback on some common purchases from major brands? A popular investment app has now added reward offers to its debit card product. This week, Robinhood announced a new feature called Cash Card Offers. With these specialized, brand-specific deals, cardholders can earn cashback on select purchases. In a blog post, the company wrote, "Building on our mission to democratize finance for all by putting money back into customers'…

Bask Bank Review (2022)

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 — but now Bask Bank has a novel idea. Launched in 2020, Bask Bank introduced a unique twist on a…

Month-Over-Month U.S. Inflation Flat in July 2022

For months, the top economic story has been inflation. In turn, the debuts of new inflation reports have become appointment viewing for economists and other observers. On that note, today's release came with a bit of surprise and, overall, good news. According to the latest Bureau of Labor Statistics Consumer Price Index report, overall index item prices were flat between June and July. By comparison, prices grew 1.3% in June…
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2022 Pay with GasBuddy Review: Yes, You Can Legitimately Save Money Every Time You Fill

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.

Aldi Curbside Pickup Review — Is it Worth it?

Over the past few months, I've been a bit torn. While I love saving money and keeping costs down, the convenience of grocery delivery has proven too powerful for me to resist. Now one of my favorite discount grocery stores is rolling out a better option with the introduction of Aldi Curbside Pickup. Yet, the question still remains: is this option actually worth it?

Credit Karma Money Spend Account Review

Over the past few years, the free credit score site Credit Karma has expanded into other aspects of finance. This includes offering an unclaimed funds finder as well as a free tax filing platform— which it recently announced would be sold off to Block Inc (formerly Square) when Intuit's purchase of Credit Karma is completed. Now, Credit Karma is rolling out a free checking account in the form of Credit…

Money at 30: Mode Phone (and Current Rewards for Android) Review

A few short weeks ago, I shared my review of an app called Current Rewards that allows you to earn gift cards and cash just for listening to music (although you'll need to do a bit more if you want to really earn points). As I noted in that review, I was first made aware of the app's existence thanks to an ad I saw for the Mode Phone. Well,…

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

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 criminals from using this data, there are a growing number of tools you can use to foil thieves in the…

T-Mobile Money Review (2022)

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 digital banking account is open to non-T-Mobile customers, those who do have T-Mobile or now Sprint postpaid plans (as opposed…
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2022 Pay with GasBuddy Review: Yes, You Can Legitimately Save Money Every Time You Fill

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.

Aldi Curbside Pickup Review — Is it Worth it?

Over the past few months, I've been a bit torn. While I love saving money and keeping costs down, the convenience of grocery delivery has proven too powerful for me to resist. Now one of my favorite discount grocery stores is rolling out a better option with the introduction of Aldi Curbside Pickup. Yet, the question still remains: is this option actually worth it?

Credit Karma Money Spend Account Review

Over the past few years, the free credit score site Credit Karma has expanded into other aspects of finance. This includes offering an unclaimed funds finder as well as a free tax filing platform— which it recently announced would be sold off to Block Inc (formerly Square) when Intuit's purchase of Credit Karma is completed. Now, Credit Karma is rolling out a free checking account in the form of Credit…

Money at 30: Mode Phone (and Current Rewards for Android) Review

A few short weeks ago, I shared my review of an app called Current Rewards that allows you to earn gift cards and cash just for listening to music (although you'll need to do a bit more if you want to really earn points). As I noted in that review, I was first made aware of the app's existence thanks to an ad I saw for the Mode Phone. Well,…

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

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 criminals from using this data, there are a growing number of tools you can use to foil thieves in the…
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Survey: 90% Want to Invest But 45% Aren't Sure Where to Start

These days, there is certainly no shortage of investment options that consumers have. Furthermore, thanks to retail brokerages as well as mobile apps, the stock market is more acessible than ever. Nevertheless, a recent survey shows that many consumers still aren't sure how to take advantage of these options. According to a report by the FinTech app Stash, 90% of Americans say they want to invest in order to build…

Robinhood Cash Card Adds New Cashback Offers

Looking to earn cashback on some common purchases from major brands? A popular investment app has now added reward offers to its debit card product. This week, Robinhood announced a new feature called Cash Card Offers. With these specialized, brand-specific deals, cardholders can earn cashback on select purchases. In a blog post, the company wrote, "Building on our mission to democratize finance for all by putting money back into customers'…

Income Verification Startup Truework Raises $50 Million

A company that helps lenders close loans with greater ease and speed has secured a significant funding round. This week, Truework announced that it had raised $50 million. The Series C was led by G Squared with participation from returning investors Sequoia Capital, Activant Capital, and Khosla Ventures as well as newcomers Indeed, Human Capital, and Four Rivers Group. With the funds, Truework intends to increase its hiring, while also…

Capital One and REI Introduce New REI Co-op Mastercard

The popular outdoor retailer REI is changing up its co-branded credit card. After partnering with Capital One, the two companies have now unveiled the refreshed REI Co-op Mastercard. First, the REI Co-op Mastercard will earn 5% in rewards on all REI purchases. This includes regularly priced items as well as sale items, used gear, store services, and even REI gift cards. All other purchases will earn 1.5% back in rewards….

July Report: U.S. Economy Regains Jobs Lost During Pandemic

In March of 2020, following a month that saw unemployment fall to 3.5%, the United States economy shed 459,000 jobs. This was followed up by a massive 20.5 million job loss in April, bringing unemployment to 14.7%. Now, 27 months later, the U.S. has returned to that February 2020 high. According to the latest Bureau of Labor Statistics report, the economy added 528,000 jobs in July. This was more than…