There was once a time when I did not trust myself to have a credit card. Granted, I had some good reasoning for this as I had already made plenty of mistakes in that area. As it turns out, according to recent studies, I was not alone in this as many Millennials report avoiding credit cards as well.
While it's certainly frustrating that Walt Disney World has decided to start charging for overnight parking at their hotels, there are ways around these fees. Namely, it may be time to consider skipping the rental car on your next trip or even electing to stay off property instead.
With the new tax law taking effect and the 2017 tax deadline fast approaching, now is definitely the time to review your current withholdings. After checking the IRS's online calculator, ask your human resources or payroll department how you can file a new W-4 if need be. Just remember, while the results may mean a smaller tax refund in the future, it could also mean more money in your pocket right away.
Even if you don't have a particular trip abroad planned just yet, there's little harm in applying for a U.S. passport now. First of all, for those over the age of 16, passports are valid for 10 years from when they are issued, giving you plenty of time to take advantage of them.
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.
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...