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Kapitall: Where Stock Trading Feels Like Gaming

Along with saving, donating, and (judicious) spending, investing makes up one of the four cornerstones of a sound financial foundation. And that's fine, so far as the saving, donating and spending parts go (especially the spending). While you can … [Read more...]

How Dwolla Works to Free Online Users From Fees

In the last few months, I've had many a bone to pick with PayPal, which I consider eBay's monetary equivalent of the Death Star from "Star Wars." Whenever someone sends me money for an item I sell on eBay, PayPal sees good to take 2.9 percent on the … [Read more...]

Best Cash Back Credit Cards

If you're one of us few and proud who religiously pay your credit card balance off in full each month, you get to benefit from cash credit card rewards -- the percentage of your purchases that your card will pay you back as points, miles, or even … [Read more...]

The Best Financial iPhone Apps

Updated! Popular since we first published this list of some of the best financial iPhone apps in early 2009, we refresh this list periodically to help you keep tabs on at least a few of the best financial apps in the Appstore. -DW Personal … [Read more...]

Banking on Tap (Literally): How Smartphone Apps for Mobile Banking Stack Up

Lou Carlozo is new to Money Under 30. Based in Chicago, Lou is a personal finance contributor for Reuters Money, a columnist with DealNews.com, and a former managing editor at AOL's WalletPop.com. This is his first post. Welcome, Lou. - … [Read more...]

More Mint Alternatives: HelloWallet and PowerWallet

Although I’m just starting out in managing my own money, I’ve already figured out one aspect of my financial personality: I like my finances to be as simple as possible. I can’t stand having bank accounts at different banks, and I worry splitting u … [Read more...]

Chase Freedom Credit Card Review: The Card I Use Most

For about two years now, my wife and I have used the Chase Freedom credit card for nearly everything we buy. (I have another credit card for business expenses, but everything else goes on the Freedom card.) Long story, short, we've been pretty … [Read more...]

Chase Sapphire® Credit Card Review

Without a doubt, the credit cards you carry can either really help you or really hurt your finances. With that in mind, I periodically take a look at new credit cards on the market and how they stack up to all the available options. Today, let’s l … [Read more...]

Betterment Review: A Simple Investing Solution

I’m a fan of simple investing. Traditionally, simple investing meant investing in a index funds, securities that track the entire stock market or large sectors of it in a single low-cost investment. But even index investing isn't that simple. T … [Read more...]

The Start-Up That Thinks Quality Investment Advice Shouldn’t Just Be For Rich People

The majority of the financial services industry pays little attention to young people. For example, unless you’re sitting on a seven-figure trust fund, the best financial advisors probably won’t return your calls. (And you should be wary of those w … [Read more...]