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663 POSTS 0 COMMENTSBrian Martucci writes about credit cards, banking, insurance, travel, and more. When he's not investigating time- and money-saving strategies for Money Crashers readers, you can find him exploring his favorite trails or sampling a new cuisine. Reach him on Twitter @Brian_Martucci.
It's possible to make $100s just by opening up a bank account. But sorting through the best offers can be tricky. At Money Crashers, we comb through hundreds of deals every month to find you...
Did you know America’s top investment platforms also offer impressive new-account bonuses? Top-tier brokerage account promotions dwarf the leading bank and credit card promotions, promising thousands to new customers. That makes now the right time to consider a new brokerage firm.
Has the coronavirus pandemic derailed your upcoming travel plans? Are you sure? Check this list of COVID-19 virus-related travel restrictions, warnings, and cancellation policies to find out if your trip is still on or if it’s time to rebook or get a refund (and how to do that if so).
M1 Finance and Betterment both feature low- or no-cost automated investing platforms and spending accounts, but their relative strengths and weaknesses will almost certainly determine which you choose. Which platform best suits your investing and money management needs? Let this overview be your guide.
Wikibuy is a free browser extension that helps shoppers save money online. And its features give rise to several clever online shopping hacks that could significantly reduce your annual retail bill when paired with other common e-commerce savings strategies. Are you ready to save?
My wife and I closed on our house a few years back in early August. It wasn't a big move - about four miles across town - but we didn't know much about our...
The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic is a global economic event without precedent in living memory. In the U.S., federal policymakers recognize the gravity of the situation. Bookmark this regularly updated list of all the actions the government has taken to bolster the economy and how they affect you.
Shopify is the go-to e-commerce solution for hundreds of thousands of small and midsize businesses. But it's definitely not the cheapest e-commerce provider on the block. If you’re looking for a lower-cost alternative to Shopify, here are some options to consider.
States and municipalities across the nation have mandated the use of masks in public places to reduce the spread of COVID-19. But it’s vital you learn the key differences between common types of masks, when to wear (and not wear) them, and best practices for mask usage.
As the COVID-19 pandemic rages on, it’s worth remembering that face coverings can mitigate the spread of this and many other deadly diseases. Hundreds of retailers, both small and large, sell masks and face coverings. And these are the best places to find these lifesaving devices.
It's easier than ever to turn unwanted clutter into cold cash. Reliable standbys like Craigslist sales and eBay auctions are now joined by local marketplaces like Nextdoor, social platforms like Facebook Marketplace, and category-specific...
My trusty laptop carrier has held up for more than a decade. It's not much to look at, but I can't help marveling at the quality of its construction. And I got it for...