Decisions, Decisions: Kristin Makes the Cut

Decisions, Decisions: Kristin Makes the Cut

Financial change means different things to different people. For one, it may be sticking to a budget for the first time in eons; for another, it could be meeting savings objectives for a palpable goal. Whatever the reason, users all over the United States are experiencing change thanks to Change. In this series, you’ll get a glimpse of the ways Change has made an impact on the way others think about, and handle, money in their everyday lives.

Meet Kristin from Salt Lake City, UT. A Recreational Therapy student and intern by day and a self described ‘Beyonce superfan’ by night, […]

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Yes, this is Happening: Earn up to 3% APY Bonuses on Auto-Saving

Yes, this is Happening: Earn up to 3% APY Bonuses on Auto-Saving

Picture yourself sipping an ice cream cone on a breezy afternoon. As you are about to bite down on the delicious waffle cone, you think: It can’t get better than this. Out of the blue, an ice cream fairy appears and plants a second scoop right where the first one once sat. Your day just got even more awesome – and you’ve learned a valuable lesson: Things can always get better.

That was precisely our mindset when we decided to make already-great Auto-Saving tool even greater, by launching our coolest feature yet: Savings Bonuses. Essentially, we’re giving Change users who’ve enabled […]

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We Are the 51%: The Unique Financial Challenges Women Face

We Are the 51%: The Unique Financial Challenges Women Face

In the 1960s, Betty Friedan coined the term the feminine mystique in a book by the same name; she wasn’t referring to women’s elusive allures as perceived by men, but to the social norms that confined and limited women at the time. Numerous monumental rights had been achieved by then (suffrage, education) but the gender gap was palpable in both the workplace and the home. While many glass ceilings have been shattered since, women’s issues are still part of the political agenda – out of recognizing their implications on women’s lives, opportunities and personal finances.

With a viable female presidential […]

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Fees aren’t Getting Past Sydney’s Radar

Fees aren’t Getting Past Sydney’s Radar

Financial change means different things to different people. For one, it may be sticking to a budget for the first time in eons; for another, it could be meeting savings objectives for a palpable goal. Whatever the reason, users all over the United States are experiencing change thanks to Change. In this series, you’ll get a glimpse of the ways Change has made an impact on the way others think about, and handle, money in their everyday lives.

Meet Sydney Banks from Boston, MA. As a sales professional, she’s well aware of the money-in, money-out equation, yet from time to time […]

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Getting Over Overdraft – Part II: Shake it Off

Getting Over Overdraft – Part II: Shake it Off

Account chronically overdrawn? No judgment here, but you’ll want to read on.

We began our journey to overcome overdraft by understanding why many of you find yourselves in the red time and again. By diagnosing your financial weakness, you can start strategizing in order to overcome it, and become more mindful of all the ways your Achilles’ heel leaves you vulnerable (and broke) in your everyday life.

In some cases, your overdraft could be attributed to a combination of problematic behaviors. If that describes you, you’ll need to address each of them separately in order to achieve stability. Even if you […]

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Divide & Conquer: Anuraj Evaluates Each Spending Category on its Own

Divide & Conquer: Anuraj Evaluates Each Spending Category on its Own

Financial change means different things to different people. For one, it may be sticking to a budget for the first time in eons; for another, it could be meeting savings objectives for a palpable goal. Whatever the reason, users all over the United States are experiencing change thanks to Change. In this series, you’ll get a glimpse of the ways Change has made an impact on the way others think about, and handle, money in their everyday lives.

Remember your (starving) student days? Well, Anuraj Rajesh is about to remind you. Anuraj is a B.Sc. Computational Neuroscience student at the University […]

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Getting Over Overdraft – Part I: Identifying the Root of the Problem

Getting Over Overdraft – Part I: Identifying the Root of the Problem

You know the drill. Money comes in, you breathe out. Money goes out, you’re still fine, nothing out of the ordinary. Money low – stress starts to set in. And then, as if without warning, your balance slips below the zero threshold, and you’re overdrawn yet again. That stress you felt earlier, when money was just low? That’s nothing compared to the nervous wreck you’ll feel like as you see the fees surmount, as you inch closer and closer to payday. Once payday finally arrives, you breathe out – and brace yourself for another month on the edge. Meanwhile, you’ve […]

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Savvy Gets Savvier about Spending

Savvy Gets Savvier about Spending

Financial change means different things to different people. For one, it may be sticking to a budget for the first time in eons; for another, it could be meeting savings objectives for a palpable goal. Whatever the reason, users all over the United States are experiencing change thanks to Change. In this series, you’ll get a glimpse of the ways Change has made an impact on the way others think about, and handle, money in their everyday lives.

Meet Savvy Seals from Eaton, OH. As her name suggests, she has had to be savvy about the ways she spends, saves and […]

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Healthcare Reform & You: 3 Strategies to Prepare for Possible Changes in Coverage

Healthcare Reform & You: 3 Strategies to Prepare for Possible Changes in Coverage

On the first week of March, the GOP unveiled their long awaited healthcare plan proposal: The American Healthcare Act. The plan will be up for a vote in conjunction with the repeal of the Affordable Healthcare Act (colloquially referred to as Obamacare). The new proposed plan has many critics from both sides of the political spectrum, and it’s worth noting that so did Obamacare. The new plan may be passed in Congress, and abruptly change the way healthcare is dealt, procured and used in the United States.

‘Trumpcare’ in a nutshell

As opposed to the two main premises of Obamacare, whereby […]

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Raquel’s Not Letting Little Expenses Add Up Anymore

Raquel’s Not Letting Little Expenses Add Up Anymore

Financial change means different things to different people. For one, it may be sticking to a budget for the first time in eons; for another, it could be meeting savings objectives for a palpable goal. Whatever the reason, users all over the United States are experiencing change thanks to Change. In this series, you’ll get a glimpse of the ways Change has made an impact on the way others think about, and handle, money in their everyday lives.

Today, we bring you the answers of Raquel Mann, a Property & Casualty Insurance agent from Richmond, VA. Her main concern at the […]

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