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One Underrated Perk of the Discover It Card

As I've shared plenty of times over the years, the Discover It card holds a special place in my heart as it was the first credit card I selected after determining I was no longer scared of such things and could trust myself to use credit responsibly. It's also the...

Wealthfront Raises Cash Account APY Yet Again

It was only a few weeks ago that roboadvisor platform Wealthfront increased the annual percentage yield (APY) for their Cash Account to an industry-leading 2.51%. However, with other institutions subsequently besting them, the company recently shot back by raising their rates another six basis points to 2.57%. While the hike...

Dosh is Bringing Hotel Bookings Back to Their App

Back when I first discovered the cash back app Dosh, they offered a travel tab that allowed you to earn rebates on hotel bookings. At the time, I actually ran a couple of experiments to see how their prices compared to some other sites and found them to have some...

Couples Finance: Replacing "Mine" with "Ours"

Before my wife and I got married, we were living on opposite sides of the country. Then, after our Vegas nuptials, she moved into my an apartment I already had in California, bringing her various assets to my abode furnished almost exclusively with things I had inherited from past roommates....

Prioritizing a Financially Stable Life 2

You know that feeling of dread that hangs over you when you know you need to do something? I assume that's exactly how most people feel when they know they're in debt or are in danger of falling into debt. This past week, I was honored to be included in...

Financial Fallibility: Settling For Better, Not Best 2

Over the past few years, my wife and I have done a lot of things right when it comes to our finances. We've built an emergency fund, maxed out our Roth IRA, and, most recently, started investing in a "real" brokerage account (yes, it's actually in the market now and...