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Travel Tuesday: Do Allbirds Mizzles Make For a Go-To Travel Shoe? 1

As a semi-frequent traveler who looks to pack pretty light, I'm used to taking only one pair of shoes with me on any given trip. Thus, whatever shoes I'm taking with me need to not only be comfortable but also adapt to different situations — including the possibility of damp weather....

Long Game is Now Charging to Use the App (Unless You Use Their Debit Card a Lot)

Ah, that familiar feeling of betrayal. First, the promising-sounding Aspiration underwent a series of head-scratching changes. Then, the Uber Visa Card that I exalted so highly was revamped to the point of near uselessness. Now one of my favorite free apps — and one that made my list of the...

Planning Your Next Money Goal 3

At times, managing your money can be a bit overwhelming. Even if you feel like you're generally on a positive path, it can be difficult to know what your next move should be. This is where setting specific financial goals can be extremely helpful — but what goal is right...

Where My Stimulus Payment is (Probably) Going

This past week, my bank account was "stimulated" with funds from the federal government. That development came after days of me encountering frustratingly vague errors on the IRS's "Get my payment" page, followed by another week of waiting to see when my deposit was expected. Thankfully, my wife and I...

Travel Tuesday: AmEx Adds Practical Perks to Appease Travel Cardholders 2

Just a few months ago, I decided to apply for the American Express Platinum Card after determining that its travel benefits were worth the hefty $550 annual fee. That opinion was further justified as I got to sample a number of perks on a few trips late last year and...

This Special Offer Makes Joining Sam's Club Even More Affordable 2

It was a few months ago that my wife and I decided at long last to become Sam's Club members. That milestone was mostly made possible thanks to an Amex Offer that saw me earning a $25 statement credit, bringing the effective rate of my first year of membership to...