Brandon ditches Cashback for a Checking Account

Brandon ditches Cashback for a Checking Account

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 Brandon’s answers to our survey.

Brandon is a program coordinator at an LA startup called Wag!, and yep, you guessed […]

5 Life Hacks You Need To Know Right Now

5 Life Hacks You Need To Know Right Now

Everyone always talked about those little changes they made that decreased their spending drastically. I didn’t buy it. I thought, “those are the people that end up on extreme couponing and never pay full price for anything.”

That was until I found myself in a situation where I was the one that needed to make life changes, fast.

Managing your personal finances is never easy, and is often overlooked when you are working overtime and trying to maintain a balance between work and play. Too many young adults today are suffering from increasing debt as a result of poor money management and […]

Christina’s Smart Cut Backs Resulted in 90% Less Spending in one Category

Christina’s Smart Cut Backs Resulted in 90% Less Spending in one Category

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 Christina’s experience. Christina is pursuing a Doctorate in Pharmacy, living in Memphis. She’s passionate about her chosen field, striving […]

How to start (and stick to) your savings plan

How to start (and stick to) your savings plan

Let’s be real, saving money is hard. Especially when patio season is calling your name and there is an email sitting in your inbox from Kate Spade promising 15 percent off your next purchase.

However, starting (and sticking to) a savings plan will provide you with a foundation for the purchases you really want later down the line. Whether you are saving for a down payment on the new Tesla, buy a house or go on your dream vacation, you have to start somewhere.

Unfortunately, many young adults take on an attitude of, “I’ll start saving when….” This quickly becomes a slippery […]