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Now Seems Like a Pretty Good Time to Try UBI, Doesn’t It?

In recent months, I’ve found myself growing increasingly interested in the concept of universal basic income (UBI). Even before Andrew Yang’s presidential run helped bring the idea further into the mainstream, I had come across articles and books devoted to the topic. More recently, I just read and reviewed Rutger...

HMBradley's New Rewards Credit Card Seems Cool, But There Are Some Major Catches

Every now and then, I'll come across a press release for a FinTech product that sounds pretty intriguing to me. When this happens, I'm usually pretty quick to do some research and see whether it's worth reviewing for my weekly column on Dyer News or for my YouTube channel. However,...

Capital One Adds Limited-Time Uber Eats Benefit to Venture, Savor Cardholders

Even as the credit card industry seemingly grows a little more cautious amid the coronavirus pandemic, many issuers are finding clever ways to add value for their customers. This is something we've recently seen with Amex as they've not only unveiled temporary credits for certain cards but also rolled out...

There's Still (Some) Time to Contribute to Your IRA for 2019

Tax time in July? Thanks to the insanity that is 2020, that's exactly what's happening. As a reminder, if you haven't yet filed your 2019 tax return, you have until Wednesday, July 15th to do so. Incidentally, this also means that you have a few more days to contribute to...

American Express is Currently Rewarding Cardholders Who Shop Small

Every November the past few years retailers and restaurants across the country have celebrated Small Business Saturday. Starting in the vein of Black Friday and other post-Thanksgiving Day shopping holidays, Small Business Saturday has grown into its own event and helped local entrepreneurs get some extra attention. Funny enough, while...

Apple Card Extends Interest-Free Financing to Other Apple Devices 2

Late last year, Apple introduced a new feature for its Apple Card: the ability to finance new iPhones interest-free for 24 months. While the company had previously offered a similar program, this arrangement allowed those with Apple Cards to skip a step by not needing to apply for financing approval....