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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Tips & Tricks to Better Financial Health: How Sydney Saved 36% of her Gross Annual Income

Tips & Tricks to Better Financial Health: How Sydney Saved 36% of her Gross Annual Income

No one is born a financial genius, and even those who’ve become such experts could use a few tips now and then. If you get our newsletter, you may have noticed our call to send over your tried and true advice for better money management. We’re proud to share your insights on our blog word-for-word, in the hopes that our readers can identify and learn something.

Today, we’re shining a spotlight on Sydney Trost, a Risk Analyst from Boston, MA, and the first Change user to answer our call. Her money skills are as impressive as they are rare – […]

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When it comes to spending, what’s your greatest weakness?

When it comes to spending, what’s your greatest weakness?

Even if your account has never been overdrawn (umm, wow), no one is immune to overspending. Well, maybe Change users who switch on Predictive Overdraft Protection™ – but even then, a bit of inattention and/or a combination of unforeseen circumstances could cause a budget glitch. Think you’re above it? Answer these 5 questions and we’ll reveal your secret money weakness – the one that might eventually cause your account to slip below zero.

Start Your Quiz:
You’re hungry. Now what?

A. I’ve been meaning to try out that new Korean place downtown. No time like the present!

B. I’ve got a tomato, an egg […]

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Santana Wants to Fix the World – Starting with Her Debt

Santana Wants to Fix the World – Starting with Her Debt

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 do-gooder Santana Orlando, who’s on the path to curbing her spending and increasing her savings in […]

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There’s No Business Like Show Business: Financial Lessons from the Rich & Famous

There’s No Business Like Show Business: Financial Lessons from the Rich & Famous

Got plans for Sunday? You might be planning an Oscar viewing party, in which case you’ll be carefully invested in the way all your favorite stars show up: What they wear, how they carry themselves, who is hanging on whose arm, and the way they deliver their acceptance speeches.

Look Up and See the Stars

For better or for worse, movie stars are often regarded as role models for their looks, charm, talent, and, naturally, wealth. However, what if we stopped to think about whether these stars’ behavior was worthy of imitation? Perhaps in the context of daily life, their charisma […]

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High Fives All Around: Ann Gets the Praise She Deserves

High Fives All Around: Ann Gets the Praise She Deserves

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 Ann K. Lindquist, an Art Director from Minneapolis, MN with a penchant for minimalism and a […]

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Match Made in Bank Heaven? How to Tell if You and Your Loved One are Financial Soulmates

Match Made in Bank Heaven? How to Tell if You and Your Loved One are Financial Soulmates

First thing’s first: Happy Valentine’s Day! We’re taking advantage of the lovey-dovey atmosphere to talk about a serious topic that plagues many young (and not-so-young) couples: To what degree does money – and attitude towards money – influence a relationship? If you and your significant other are constantly at odds when it comes to where, when and how much to spend, perhaps you should examine the root of your disagreements more closely to figure out whether it’s a deal breaker.

I Now Pronounce Thee… Co-Signers

Before we go any further into the analysis, it’s important to realize that deep financial disagreements are […]

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3 Checking Account Mistakes – and Winning Habits to Replace them With

3 Checking Account Mistakes – and Winning Habits to Replace them With

If you’re like most people, your checking account’s health concerns you about as much as your teeth’s level of whiteness: Sure, it could be better, but what can ya do? You may have occasionally attempted tooth whitening products, some costly and some hyped, and you noticed a change that was neither impressive nor lasting. We understand if this led you to become resigned and cynical about your checking account’s balance.

There’s another way. You can have a winning checking account you’re not afraid to check, and all it takes is adopting a few positive habits. But first, you’ll need to drop […]

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