Review of Cinch by Fidelity

As early as 2014, Fidelity Investments rolled out a budget and savings tool called Cinch. Located in the hard-to-find MyMoney section of their website, this “budgeting for beginners” web application seems to still be in beta phase two years later. If after reading this article you decide to try it out, be sure and submit […]


How Benjamin and Albert Can Help Organize Your Finances

The fintech space is getting crowded. Mint, Personal Capital, Stash, Acorns, Simple… you name it, and there is an app or website for whatever flavor of personal finance action you want. Well, there are two new products in town that are threatening to change the game. Albert, a standalone account aggregator, offers financial health scores […]


How Simple Bank is Living Up to Its Name

I want to simplify how I handle money. This includes fully automating my savings and budgeting for my monthly spending. It would be even better to consolidate the spending and the saving into one place. But how do I do that when there are hundreds of apps available on my mobile device to help me […]


5 Sites that Save You Money on Your Retail Spending

As someone interested in financial freedom, you are probably pretty cognizant of where your money goes. You use cash back credit cards, put your money in high yield savings accounts, and try to save on purchases wherever you can. Sometimes it can be difficult to find the best deals, though. We are creatures of habit […]


How to Build Saving Habits With These 7 Apps

Popular wisdom once said that a new habit takes 21 days to become a permanent fixture in life. But according to one newer study, it’s actually closer to 66 days. I’m on a quest to find some powerful apps that will allow me to build a positive savings habit. If you have some bad spending […]


Want to Start Investing? These Apps Will Make It Easy

With the advent of internet trading platforms and Robo-advisors, it’s easier than ever to connect into the world of online investing. In spite of an abundance of resources, though, people still find themselves struggling just to get started. If you’ve never invested but would like to try, the world of investing apps is a safe […]