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#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...

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...