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2021 Bumped Review — Yes You Really Can Earn Stocks When You Shop 14

With a stellar line-up of brands on board and an easy-to-use platform, Bumped has quickly become one of my favorite financial apps to use. With Bumped still in its public beta phase, I'm very much looking forward to seeing what happens with the app from here. If all goes according...

Six Flags and Credit One Debut Co-Branded Rewards Credit Card

With the summer now underway and domestic travel making a big comeback, one major amusement park chain is launching a co-branded credit card product. This week, Six Flags announced a partnership with Credit One Bank. The result is the new Credit One Bank Six Flags Rewards Visa. In terms of...

FinTech Home Buying Platform Lower Raises Massive $100 Million Round

They say that good things come to those who wait. Apparently, that's true when it comes to startups as well. Today, Lower.com announced that it had raised an astounding $100 million Series A led by Accel. The round follows several years of the FinTech bootstrapping its operations, during which time...

Money at 30: "Broke Millennial Talks Money" Book Review

As much as I've enjoyed listening to audiobooks over the past few months thanks to my Audible subscription, this weekend, it was time to return to the world of physical media by reading a book I've had on my list for a while. Late last year, author Erin Lowry released...

DeFi Savings Platform Donut Raises $2 Million

Following months of momentum, the past few weeks have been a rollercoaster for cryptocurrencies. Nevertheless, DeFi — short for decentralized finance — and other blockchain-based services have continued to gain the interest of consumers and investors. In fact, one DeFi offering has just revealed its latest funding round. Donut has...

FICO Announces "Score A Better Future" Virtual Event for Small Businesses

In recent years, FICO has hosted a number of public events intended to help consumers better understand their credit. Dubbed "Score a Better Future," past sessions have taken place in locations across the country. Now, FICO is partnering with the Small Business Roundtable, the National Association of Women Business Owners,...

Home Sales Soften as House Prices Reach Record Highs

With home prices continuing to soar and listings remaining low, it seems as though some buyers are backing away. According to the latest Redfin data, the median home sale price reached $358,766 last week to mark a new record high. What's more, the figure is up 24% year over year....

What’s Going On With the Uber Credit Card? 7

A few years back, I got my first new credit card in probably a decade. Since that momentous occasion, I’ve received numerous credit card offers in the mail and have proceeded to throw them in the trash each and every time. I didn’t get any such mailing regarding the Uber...