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How Apple Pay Saved My Butt in Hong Kong 2

Visiting another country is always an interesting money experience. Even when traveling to places I've been to before, it seems I never know what to expect. That's why, in the past, I've made sure to touchdown in each nation with at least a few dollars of local currency already in...

2019 Skyroam Solis Review: Using the Skyroam Solis WiFi Hotspot Overseas 5

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...

Is Apple's Upcoming Credit Card Worth Adding to Your Wallet? 2

In recent years, the always-hyped Apple product presentations have been a bit hit or miss. While this week's installment earned mixed review, the element that consumed all of my attention was the announcement of Apple Card — a new credit card the company is launching with Goldman Sachs. I had...

Pros and Cons of FinTech Brokerage Options 3

I’ll admit that, once upon a time, I too thought you needed to be pretty wealthy in order to start trading stocks and actively investing your money. Then came the FinTech revolution, bringing (among many other things) a slew of apps that looked to lower the barrier of entry for...

Walmart is Officially Killing Off Its Savings Catcher Feature

Well, observant Walmart fans may have seen it coming but now it's official. This past week, the retailer sent out an email to users informing them that their Savings Catcher feature would meet its demise as on May 14th, 2019. After that fateful day, the feature will be disabled and...

My Personal Personal Finance Blogging Philosophies 2

Next month will mark two years since I first started this site. During my time running a personal finance blog, there's no doubt that I've learned a lot about personal finance and blogging. Now, as I reflect on the past two years, I've also been thinking a lot about my...