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Splurge Smarter: What to Consider Before Spending Your Money 2

When it comes to saving money, so-called "splurging" may very well seem like the ultimate enemy. I assume that, when most people think of what it means to splurge, it mostly involves spending hard-earned money on foolish things you don't need thanks to some random impulse you have. While that...

American Express is Currently Rewarding Cardholders Who Shop Small

Every November the past few years retailers and restaurants across the country have celebrated Small Business Saturday. Starting in the vein of Black Friday and other post-Thanksgiving Day shopping holidays, Small Business Saturday has grown into its own event and helped local entrepreneurs get some extra attention. Funny enough, while...

The Author Journey: What's Working (and What's Not) With My Process So Far 3

Last month, I kicked off an article series in conjunction with a new book project I'm currently working on. True to my word, with one month now past, I'm back to provide an update and offer some insight into the process. This time around, I wanted to follow-up on a...

Travel Tuesday: Will Other Countries Welcome Americans Back? 3

A few weeks ago, I pondered when we might be able to travel again. While that post explored some of the latest news on that front including continued travel restrictions, one thing I didn't quite consider is that being allowed in a country and being welcome in a country are...

Apple Card Extends Interest-Free Financing to Other Apple Devices 2

Late last year, Apple introduced a new feature for its Apple Card: the ability to finance new iPhones interest-free for 24 months. While the company had previously offered a similar program, this arrangement allowed those with Apple Cards to skip a step by not needing to apply for financing approval....

Disney+ Kills Off Its Free Trial — Is it a Sign of Things to Come? 3

Remember when Netflix introduced something called "Netflix Instant" where users could stream films right to their computer instead of waiting to get their DVDs in the mail? What a quaint time it was, as now every media brand on the face of the earth has decided to stop letting Netflix...