What Are Round-Up Savings?

Round-ups are a feature offered by some financial services companies in which each time a customer makes a transaction, that amount is rounded up to the nearest dollar, and the change is deposited into a savings or investment account. Once upon a time, people saved up their spare change in jars, cashing their coins in … Read more

54 Free & Cheap Things to Do at Home With Your Kids

Keeping your kids busy and on track with their studies is challenging, especially when you need to work remotely at the same time. Luckily, there are hundreds of incredible online resources that you and your family can use. Many sites have even opened their educational platforms to free public access during the coronavirus crisis. Here are several of our … Read more

The Coronavirus Might Just Kill Your Finances Before It Kills Anyone You Know

The coronavirus, AKA COVID-19, might be more life-threatening to the those who least suspect and the old but the life implications might just kill the financial lives of a wide swath of people. Year-after-year the warnings come out about how much people save for an emergency. The results are never good. Bankrate reported in 2019 … Read more

6 Ways to Shop Smarter Online

More than 79% of Americans purchased goods and services online in 2018 and that number is expected to exceed 90% in 2023.  Online shopping is becoming the norm, but that doesn’t mean we’re all pro shoppers. From the growing problem with fake reviews to browser extensions that can help you but also spy on you, the internet … Read more