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United Introduces No-Annual-Fee Gateway Card

Even as the travel industry continues to strain under the weight of the COVID-19 pandemic, airlines, hotel chains, and credit card issuers are preparing would-be travelers for future adventures. In recent weeks, Emirates launched a pair of co-branded credit cards for U.S. consumers, Hotels.com unveiled new rewards cards, and Wyndham...

Gamified Savings Account Yotta Savings Raises $3.3 Million

Can a savings accounts that come with a chance to win a lottery jackpot change the way American consumers save? That's what Yotta Savings is betting on — and now so are several venture capital firms. As Crunchbase reports, Yotta has just closed a $3.3 million seed round. In addition...

Money at 30: SuperMoney Review 3

When it comes to taking out a loan, buying an insurance policy, or even getting a new rewards credit card, we all know that it pays to do your research and shop around. That said, the process of obtaining multiple quotes and looking for details on every offer can be...

Survey Finds Majority of Business Owners Feel Prepared for Another COVID-19 Wave

With autumn approaching, fears that the current coronavirus pandemic will worsen continue to grow. However, armed with more experience and some enhanced technologies, small business owners are feeling better about handling things this time around. According to a survey from Comcast Business, 78% of small business owners say their businesses...

Money at 30: “The Psychology of Money” Book Review 3

One of the things I love most about the book reviews I've been doing for the past several months now is that, despite writing about finance for five years or so now, I'm consistently introduced to new insights, ideas, and perhaps even some "hot takes" about money. My latest bit...

Wyndham and Barclays Refresh Rewards Card Line-Up with Earner, Earner+, and Earner Business

As domestic travel slowing starts to resume, today Wyndham and Barclays introduced their refreshed co-branded rewards credit card offerings. The new line-up replaces the former Wyndham Rewards Visa and includes two consumer cards — the Wyndham Rewards Earner card and the Wyndham Rewards Earner Plus card — and adds a...

Wirex Reaches Crowdfunding Goal in Just 90 Minutes

Who needs venture capital firms anyway? Apparently not Wirex as the U.K.-based payments company easily smashed its fundraising goal using the platform Crowdcube. This morning, the startup surpassed its initial ask of £1 million ($1.28 million) in less than an hour and a half. The campaign was opened to the...

IRS Alters 1040 Form to Make Crypto Question More Prominent

Taxpayers who hold, exchange, and transact cryptocurrencies will soon have one fewer excuses for not reporting these activities to the Internal Revenue Services (IRS). According to the Wall Street Journal, the new Form 1040 for the 2020 tax will make it harder to ignore a question about cryptocurrency assets. Now,...