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Travel Tuesday: Hotel Vandivort Review 3

After two back to back hotel reviews for my Travel Tuesday series (which I happened to start a month before the country locked down), I was wondering what I would do for my latest installment. That's when it hit me that, instead of looking to adventures from the past, I...

Bumped Brings Its Stock Marketplace to the Web for Easier Earning 3

As you may have heard, the app Bumped recently underwent a major makeover, while finally exiting its years-long beta. For those of us lucky enough to have been a part of that previous pilot program, this change has come with some pros and cons. Among the latter category is the...

5 Ways to Be More Generous (When You Can) 3

In the past, I've covered all kinds of what I call "money milestones" on this site. These range from having an emergency fund to starting investing, to buying a house and beyond. However, perhaps one of the biggest money milestones is having the means to be generous. Given the rough...

Did You Know You Could Buy E-Gift Cards on Rakuten?

As much as I love using Rakuten in the instances when I do go shopping online, the truth is that their in-store line-up isn't quite as strong. Moreover, there are times when I don't necessarily have a specific purchase in mind but could see myself visiting a given retailer in...

Travel Tuesday: The Highland Dallas Hotel Review 2

In my previous Travel Tuesday installment, I shared my first real hotel review following my stay at the Waldorf Astoria Las Vegas. Well, just last week, my wife and I ended up on a business road trip to Dallas, Texas. And, while I didn't go into my stay thinking I...

FinCon X Recap: A Different Kind of FinCon

For most people, 2020 has left little to look forward to. If you're anything like me, the year has been one canceled plan after another. That's why I wasn't at all surprised when the final decision not to hold FinCon 2020 in Long Beach, California was made. Yet, another announcement...