Nearly everyone these days is looking to save more money and earn more money, too. While staying on top of financial goals can be overwhelming, there are companies that offer critical data, information and guidance to help a consumer keep of track of their finances. That includes Money Dashboard. The Edinburgh, Scotland based website was founded in 2010. “The mission is to help UK consumers make their money go further by empowering them to make informed financial decisions,” said Sean MacNicol, engagement manager for Money Dashboard, who spoke to RewardExpert. Besides its desktop site, Money ...
Geocaching is Frugal Family-Friendly Fun
How much does the average American family spend on entertainment each year? According to data on consumer expenditures from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the answer was $2,913 in 2016, an increase of 2.5 percent over the year prior. That’s a lot of cash in an economy in which wages are stagnant and the costs of essentials such as food, housing, and healthcare continue to grow.
Make the Most of Your Grocery Budget with BigOven
How much food do you throw away each year? If you live in an average American household, the answer is $640 according to a study by the American Chemistry Council. Other surveys have resulted in much bigger estimates, up to $2,200 in food waste per family annually, in fact. Either way, that’s a lot of wilted produce, expired dairy, and leftovers winding up in our nation’s landfills each year. And a whole lot of wasted money to boot.
Put Your Finances in a Good Place with Network for Good
With the end of the year approaching, people are starting to think about the holidays and how to spend their money wisely during the busy gift giving season. But this year, consider giving to not only your friends and loved ones, but charitable organizations and non-profits, as well. After all, a good portion of the funds that support their good work throughout the year are collected during the holiday season. RewardExpert spoke with Network for Good’s Chief Revenue Officer, Keith White and Vice President of Digital Marketing Lisa Bonanno about what giving really means as we cross off another ...
Know the Ins and Outs of Taxes to Protect Your Financial Future
Many Americans and American businesses would love to save more money and pay less taxes. The issue is heightened even further, as the Trump Administration and Congress considers making significant changes to the US tax code. Plus, the end of the year is nearly upon us, so many taxpayers are making last minute plans to put themselves in the most financially-prudent position ahead of next year’s tax filing deadline.
Shopkick: A Rewards App That Helps People Save Money on Shopping
Whether you count shopping among your favorite hobbies or dread spending money in any form, the free Shopkick app can make all of your purchases more fun. Based in Redwood City, California, and founded in 2009, Shopkick is on a mission to reward consumers for the shopping they already do as well as drive sales for retailers without the use of coupons or discounts.
Slangit: Simple Definitions for Technology Newbies and Confused Parents
From CMOS, GPIO, Microkernel and Boot Sector to 411, Beast Mode, FTW and PHAT, the online world is full of technical terms, slang phrases, acronyms and abbreviations that only make sense to computer programmers, IT professionals and teens—until now. Thanks to Sharpened Productions’ TechTerms and Slangit dictionaries, even those of us who are less than technologically savvy or long past our teenage years can now decipher the often-confusing jargon we may encounter in tech blogs and software manuals as well as on our children’s mobile devices.
Segmint: Marketing Technology Driven by Data
“It’s like looking at your credit or bank statement, and making sense of all of that data.” Those are the words of Rob Heiser, co-founder, president and CEO of Segmint. Ten years ago, Heiser saw a big gap in tech innovation in the banking industry. Sensing opportunity, he looked for a solution to help banks find the right tools to work with their customers in a more efficient way. RewardExpert spoke with Heiser about how he helped bridge the gap between the bank and the customer by developing Segmint, a fast-growing marketing technology company, based in Akron, Ohio.
Digital Assets In a Digital World
The cryptocurrency ecosystem is changing, thanks to companies like ShapeShift that are giving individuals the power to digitally exchange assets quickly and without possessing an account. The company vows that a user will never have to create a password, submit an email address or sign up in a lengthy process. ShapeShift’s goal is to be the fastest, most private and most convenient way to swap digital currencies.
Bellco: A Credit Union Alternative to Traditional Banks
After more than 80 years in business and over 300,000 members, Bellco is more than just your run of the mill credit union. It is a place to save for the future and an organization dedicated to serving its local communities and building relationships with its members. Jim Johnston, senior marketing manager of Bellco, spoke with RewardExpert about what sets Bellco apart from the competition and how the credit union looks to help customers manage their personal finances in the best way possible.
Traxo: Travel Itineraries on an Integrated Dashboard
World travelers are burdened with organizing a lot of details. But logging into numerous websites, keeping track of reservation emails, and juggling a dizzying number of apps doesn’t have to be part of your itinerary.
Traxo is an online travel service that tracks and organizes personal travel information, such as itineraries, loyalty account balances and receipts, and then displays it all on a convenient dashboard, either in the app or on the web. More than 200 travel sites are supported.
Flying Apps and Programs That Will Make Your Journey Smoother
Zipping through the sky in an aluminum tube is standard procedure for many travelers, but some find it as thrilling and exciting as ever.