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4 Things You Didn't Know You Could Do With Robinhood 3

At this point, it's pretty safe to say that the stock trading app Robinhood has forever altered the brokerage industry. Not only has the service demystified Wall Street for millions of young investors but has also forced inspired other firms to lower their trade commissions and introduce beginner-friendly features. All...

This Instacart Express Free Trial is Either the Best or the Worst Thing I've Ever Done 2

A few weeks ago, I wrote about my first-ever experience ordering from the grocery delivery service Instacart. Cut to today and things, as they say, have escalated. Since that initial order, I've used the service three more times. That's mostly thanks to my decision to try out the platform's paid...

Travel Tuesday: Do Allbirds Mizzles Make For a Go-To Travel Shoe? 1

As a semi-frequent traveler who looks to pack pretty light, I'm used to taking only one pair of shoes with me on any given trip. Thus, whatever shoes I'm taking with me need to not only be comfortable but also adapt to different situations — including the possibility of damp weather....

Long Game is Now Charging to Use the App (Unless You Use Their Debit Card a Lot)

Ah, that familiar feeling of betrayal. First, the promising-sounding Aspiration underwent a series of head-scratching changes. Then, the Uber Visa Card that I exalted so highly was revamped to the point of near uselessness. Now one of my favorite free apps — and one that made my list of the...

Planning Your Next Money Goal 3

At times, managing your money can be a bit overwhelming. Even if you feel like you're generally on a positive path, it can be difficult to know what your next move should be. This is where setting specific financial goals can be extremely helpful — but what goal is right...

Where My Stimulus Payment is (Probably) Going

This past week, my bank account was "stimulated" with funds from the federal government. That development came after days of me encountering frustratingly vague errors on the IRS's "Get my payment" page, followed by another week of waiting to see when my deposit was expected. Thankfully, my wife and I...