Why NewRetirement is my favorite retirement planning tool

Over the past week, I’ve shared two terrific retirement planning tools. First, I explored the pros and cons of Personal Capital. Next, I looked at OnTrajectory, which is the best traditional retirement calculator I’ve found. Today, I want to talk about NewRetirement. Since I discovered it two years ago, NewRetirement has become my favorite tool … Read moreWhy NewRetirement is my favorite retirement planning tool

Is OnTrajectory the best retirement calculator?

My colleagues, who are money nerds just like me, know that I’m obsessed with finding the best retirement calculator. I’ve been on this quest for years. As you’ll learn later this week, my favorite retirement tool is (and has been) NewRetirement. But there are other great tools out there. “You really need to try OnTrajectory,” … Read moreIs OnTrajectory the best retirement calculator?

The pros and cons of Personal Capital

If you’ve read money blogs over the past five years, you’ve heard about Personal Capital. Personal Capital is a free money-tracking tool with a beautiful interface and — gasp — no advertising. (One of my big complains about Mint is that it shoves ads in your face.) Many of my friends and colleagues promote the … Read moreThe pros and cons of Personal Capital

Sweatcoin App: Sweat Your Way to Rewards With This Fitness App

Exercising can be a challenge. It seems that every month I make a new goal (that I never end up achieving) to be more active. But since the scale never seems to move (because you can’t go to the gym for 15 minutes and expect to lose 20 pounds) I end up giving up before … Read moreSweatcoin App: Sweat Your Way to Rewards With This Fitness App

6 Apps That Help You Save on Prescriptions

If you have an ongoing health condition that requires prescription medication, you’re well aware of how expensive it can be. Rising medication costs have increasingly hurt consumers’ wallets — and their health. In fact, in a recent survey by Consumer Reports, 17 percent of respondents said…

8 Things You No Longer Need to Keep in Your Wallet

I recently noticed that most days, I never take my wallet out of my pocket at work. I always bring my lunch, and since I don’t need to pay for anything else during the day, my wallet is basically dead weight. I decided to stop carrying it around altogether. This walletless arrangement was…