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The Lucrative Amex Offers I've Used So Far ($800+)

It’s now been about a year and a half since I took the plunge and decided to apply for the Platinum Card from American Express. Since then, I’ve been making use of plenty of the card’s perks, from the included credits to the hotel status and airport lounge access —...

Travel Tuesday: The Top International Places I Want to Visit ASAP

With last Friday marking two weeks since I received my COVID jab, I am now officially fully vaccinated! As you might imagine, this milestone has me once again getting excited about a return to travel. Granted, it doesn't seem as though international trips will be a go just yet, but...

Checking My ChexSystems Report for the First Time (and How You Can Too)

As I've shared numerous times before, part of my personal finance origin story involves me checking my credit for the first time. Since then, I've written plenty of times about ways to obtain your credit reports from the three major bureaus as well as reviewed various platforms that provide an...

Storyblocks Video (Videoblocks) Review: An Affordable Stock Footage Option? 3

When I started creating videos for YouTube, I quickly fell into a format that finds me on camera to introduce a section while filling out the rest with images and clips. While this has worked well for my app reviews and other finance topics overall, there are some limitations —...

Google Pay Has Extended Its Spring Challenge That Could Score You $30

For the past couple of weeks, Google Pay has hosted its Spring Challenge, inviting users to complete tasks, earn stamps, and hopefully even score $30 cashback. Originally, this promotion was set to run from April 12th through April 22 (Earth Day) — however, at nearly the last minute, the Spring...

YouTube Studio in 2021: The Latest Upload Process Updates for Creators

Just over one year ago, I wrote a post detailing some of the changes YouTube had been making to its YouTube Studio platform and how these adjustments impacted creators. Since then, the site has continued to make updates — including some that have arrived in just the past couple of...