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When Packing Light Goes Wrong

Surely everyone knows that, given the fees airlines like to charge for checked or in some cases even carry-on luggage, the ability to pack light can mean saving a few bucks. That's why my wife and I have been adamant about keeping the number of bags we bring with us...

T-Mobile's New Bank Account Offers Customers Up to 4% APY 1

Well this came out of left field. Last week, T-Mobile — a wireless service provider you may recall I recently switched to — announced that it was launching a new bank account. While the main features of this account are available to most Americans, the biggest selling point for current...

#FinHealthMatters: The Biggest Financial Lessons I've Learned 2

Today, April 25th, is #FinHealthMatters Day. I was first introduced to this "holiday" last year when the Center For Financial Services Innovation brought it to my attention via a FinCon contest. Five-hundred, twenty-five thousand, six-hundred minutes later, I can honestly say I've learned a lot more about personal finance in...

TouchNote App Makes For Frugal and Fun Travel Souvenirs 4

For many of us, taking a trip near or far doesn't just mean coming home with memories and photographs, it also means bringing souvenirs home for yourself and your friends. Unfortunately, in addition to taking up room in your suitcase, these tchotchke and other gifts can get expensive. That's why...

Disney+ May Just Get You to Quit Cable (or Netflix)

Let's get this out of the way up front: I am a huge Disney fan. Because of this, I've been actively looking forward to learning more about their upcoming streaming service, Disney+. Well, yesterday was my lucky day as the company finally spilled the beans — and, man, were they...

Global Entry: What is it and is it Worth it for Travelers? 6

If you’ve traveled internationally in recent years, you may have noticed signs for Global Entry as you made your way to the long line for customs and immigration when arriving back in the States. Furthermore, if you’re anything like me, you may have assumed that this Global Entry offering was...