While we can all hope that this is the end of Equifax putting us in danger for a while, this incident is actually a great reminder to be vigilant when entering sensitive information on the Internet and pay close attention to who you give this info out to. It's a scary world out there — be sure to protect yourself.
In case you somehow haven't heard by now, Equifax — one of the three major credit bureaus — has announced that it was the victim of a cyber attack. As a result, a reported 143 million Equifax customers have had their data compromised. Of course, "customer" is used loosely in this...
With so many streaming services out there these days, cutting the cord and ditching cable could actually cost you more in the long run. Luckily, if this week is anything to judge by, there are a growing number of ways for consumers to get great discounts on these entertainment platforms thanks to some emerging partnerships. Let's hope we see some more of these types of deals real soon!
At this point, it seems up in the air as to whether Whole Foods will actually become a more affordable specialty store akin to Trader Joe's, but there's still reason for shoppers to celebrate. For one, hardcore Whole Foods fans — including those with dietary restrictions that the chain often caters to — may now find their grocery bills coming in a bit lower.
If you were a Level Money user who's now feeling lost, you may want to check out Mint as a way to continue on your financial journey. While it won't replicate Level Money per se, it does have a number of features that can help you monitor your spending and stick to your budget.
If there's one part of our financial culture that confuses and worries me, it's tipping. See, I want to be a good person and give a nice tip (even if I really don't want to spend the extra cash), but I just never know what even constitutes a "good tip."...