Time for a Friday Flight- our sampling of the week’s financial news and what it means for your personal finances. There are a lot of headlines out there, but we boil it down to specific takeaways that will allow you to kick off the weekend informed and help you to get ahead with your money. In this episode we explain some relevant and helpful stories like: Costco refunds, bank blow-ups, whether your money is safe, how to score more FDIC coverage, where rates might be headed, AI financial advice, plastered purchases, in-app purchases cost you more, and a big thanks to Argentina M for telling others about the HTM Newsletter that we publish every Tuesday morning- it’s fun, free, practical, and we think it’ll help you to get ahead with your money!
- Hating on umbrellas – Here’s that Ronny Chieng comedy special we mentioned.
- For the 1% – IntraFi Network Deposits automatically transfer funds in excess of $250,000 to participating banks, greatly expanding the amount of FDIC coverage on your money.
- High yield online savings – One of the simplest steps you can take to ensure you’re earning the most on your money is by switching over to a high yield savings. At the moment CIT Bank is offering 4.20% on their Savings Connect Accounts!
- Credit Card Tool – Looking for the right credit card for you? Then check out our new credit card tool that’ll help you to easily filter through all the cards based on your preferred airline, whether or not they have an annual fee, or simply by the cash back offer! Just toggle the sliders and you’ll know which card to consider.
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