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Tips For Maxing Out Your IRA (And Why You Should Before April 15) 2

Last year, for the first time, my wife and I managed to max out our IRA — something we saw as a major money milestone for us. While I'd love to say that this move was motivated purely by wanting to be prepared for retirement (which of course we do),...

Purchasing a Vehicle: Buying New vs. Leasing. vs. Buying Used 3

Last year, for the first time since I was 20 years old, I purchased a new car. Well, more accurately, my wife and I bought a new to us car. Prior to landing on this decision, we considered different routes for replacing our aging sedan — including buying a truly new...

Miles Instead of Cash Interest? That's What Bask Bank's Savings Account is Proposing

It seems that I often blog about how I have too many savings accounts these days. That's thanks to my dedication as a reviewer that insists that I get first-hand experience with all of those apps and accounts that grab my attention. Therefore, when I read about how Texas Capital...

Global Entry's Backlog Problem May Be Worse Than I Realized

In the summer of 2018, my wife and I decided it was time for us to get Global Entry. At the time when I wrote about the service, I noted that my application took a few weeks to get conditionally approved and wondered if that was a long time or...

MezuCard Offering 20% Cash Back at Select Retailers "While Supplies Last" 3

A few months ago, I was introduced to the app Mezu by their announcement of the MezuCard. This digital-only debit card allows users to spend their Mezu funds wherever mobile wallets such as Apple Pay and Google Pay are accepted. Now the company is further promoting that offering by giving...

2020 Skyroam Solis Review: Using the Skyroam Solis WiFi Hotspot Overseas 9

As someone who regularly “workations” and relies on a solid Internet connection to be productive while traveling, it’s kind of crazy that I didn’t have a WiFi hotspot of my own until just a couple of months ago. That’s mostly because I had never come across a particular device that...