RushCard’s New Security Features: What You Need to Know

Personal Finance

RushCard’s New Security Features: What You Need to Know

RushCard’s New Security Features: What You Need to Know

Almost a year after a glitch locked thousands of people away from their money and out of their accounts, the prepaid debit card provider RushCard is revamping for cell phone technology. With the new mobile phone app, customers have access to an account-freeze feature that allows them to temporarily put their accounts on hold if... Read More

Your Visa Card Can Now Earn Points Toward Your Uber Rides

Personal Finance

Your Visa Card Can Now Earn Points Toward Your Uber Rides

Your Visa Card Can Now Earn Points Toward Your Uber Rides

This week the ride-hailing app, Uber, announced a partnership with Visa that allows users to earn free rides by swiping the Visa card tied to their Uber account. It’s called Local Offers, and here’s how the system works. Customers can simply “enroll” in any of the participating businesses that interest them on Uber’s app. Then, each time they spend a dollar at one... Read More

7 Ways to Save at Wegmans

Personal Finance

7 Ways to Save at Wegmans

7 Ways to Save at Wegmans

Several years ago, while driving through upstate New York, we stopped at a grocery store my friend from the area absolutely raved about. I had never heard of Wegmans and was a little surprised we were stopping there because it was lunchtime. Little did I know what was in store for me! In the years... Read More

Do You Need Disability Insurance?

Personal Finance

Do You Need Disability Insurance?

Do You Need Disability Insurance?

Imagine you had a machine that sat in the corner of your office and generated the equivalent to your entire annual salary. It dependably spits out money, month after month, year after year, without fail. Would you purchase a warranty on that machine? Would you call your insurance agent and buy an insurance policy to... Read More

Wait a Minute — Americans Are Saving More Money?

Personal Finance

Wait a Minute — Americans Are Saving More Money?

Wait a Minute — Americans Are Saving More Money?

Americans are saving, earning more and spending more money according to July data released Monday by the Bureau of Economic Analysis. The personal savings rate as a percentage of disposable income was 5.7%. Personal income rose 0.4% in July, and personal spending increased almost as much — 0.3% — much of which was spent on new cars and... Read More

Insured Woman Gets $18K Bill for Using an In-Network Doctor

Managing Debt

Insured Woman Gets $18K Bill for Using an In-Network Doctor

Insured Woman Gets $18K Bill for Using an In-Network Doctor

“I’ve always paid my bills. I had excellent credit.” That’s Nancy Gomez speaking with CBS Los Angeles about her ordeal. She’s a Californian with PPO insurance — and thousands of dollars in medical debt. Though Gomez is fully insured, she says she received an $18,000 bill for a treatment with an Encino pain specialist in her network,... Read More

7 College Expenses You Can Cut Back On

Students

7 College Expenses You Can Cut Back On

7 College Expenses You Can Cut Back On

It’s no secret that a college education is expensive, and many students have no idea how to cope with the expense. Tuition and fees aren’t the only considerations: there are overlooked costs that can add up quickly and become long-term debt. Graduating with mortgage-sized loans will affect your credit score, which in turn will affect... Read More

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