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When Changing Passwords Becomes a Personal Finance Problem

The moral of the story isn't just that you should probably strengthen your Starbucks account password (although I'd recommend it), but that you may want to take a closer look at your password patterns and make some updates.

PayPal Launches "Moola Mania" Sweepstakes and Game

As a one-time eBay obsessor, I've been using PayPal for quite a long time. However, that usage has seemingly increased as of late — even in the face of competition from Apple, Venmo, Square Cash, and others. While I can't quite explain what's been leading me to click that PayPal button...

Frugal Valentine's Day Date Ideas to Save You Both Money

Ultimately what's important is making time to spend with your loved one and showing them how much you appreciate them. That said checkout these fun Valentine's Day ideas that won't break your wallet.

Don't Wait — Get Your Tax Return Done ASAP

While you'll still technically have a couple of months before you must file your 2017 tax returns, there are some good reasons not to wait. With that deadline drawing near, now is the time to get organized and get your taxes done. Hey — after you do, you'll have a whole year to slack off once again.

Starbucks Launches a Reward Visa with Some Interesting Perks

My affinity for Starbucks has been fairly well-documented. So, when Starbucks recently announced it was introducing a new rewards Visa card, you might have expected me to jump all over that. However, while the card does have some interesting perks, it's getting a hard pass from me — and here's why.

As Your Savings Grows, What Should You Do With Your Extra Cash?

In your life, there are many "money milestones" that you may encounter as you work, save, and spend. Incidentally, some of these will be less pronounced and obvious than others. Case in point, I've recently come across a milestone that managed to creep up on me: having a surplus of...