Report: Cities Where Retirees Are Moving

A recent report shows which cities retirement-age Americans are moving to for reasons ranging from economics to more sunshine. If you’re retiring soon, the report may be a great way for you to find your next destination. Business insurance platform AdvisorSmith examined the U.S. cities that are luring the new residents aged 65 or older,…

YNAB Review: 5 Things To Know About the Budgeting Tool

If you’re thinking about downloading a budgeting app, You Need a Budget (YNAB) may be worth checking out. I’ve set up a budget on YNAB, checked out what resources it offers and looked at other budgeting tools to see how it compares. In this article, I’ll take a close look at five things to know…

YNAB Review: 5 Things To Know About the Budgeting Tool

If you’re thinking about downloading a budgeting app, You Need a Budget (YNAB) may be worth checking out. I’ve set up a budget on YNAB, checked out what resources it offers and looked at other budgeting tools to see how it compares. In this article, I’ll take a close look at five things to know…

Where Do We Get a Homeowners Warranty on Appliances?

Welcome to Ask Clark, a column designed to answer your financial questions, by money expert Clark Howard. Wanted: A Homeowners Warranty for Appliances When They Break Crystal from Washington asks: “My husband and I recently lost our amazing, super 30-year-old freezer. We now have to buy a new one. Let’s face it: They don’t make them anymore…

Tipalti Dedicates Itself to Mid-Market Business Following Approve.com Acquisition

Tipalti, a payables automation platform, has announced its acquisition of Approve.com, a cloud procurement solutions provider, to expand its portfolio of financial operations offerings. Together, Tipalti and Approve.com will offer finance leaders modern and advanced solutions to streamline manual processes which will enable their customers to achieve their vision. The combination of these two companies…

Tipalti Dedicates Itself to Mid-Market Business Following Approve.com Acquisition

Tipalti, a payables automation platform, has announced its acquisition of Approve.com, a cloud procurement solutions provider, to expand its portfolio of financial operations offerings. Together, Tipalti and Approve.com will offer finance leaders modern and advanced solutions to streamline manual processes which will enable their customers to achieve their vision. The combination of these two companies…

Digital Fraud in the Age of the Pandemic

The world was hit by a global pandemic in 2020 which completely disrupted every working sector and the lives of everyone involved. The public were forced to stay at home as countries entered lockdown in an attempt to stop the spread of the virus. While some companies were able to benefit from the increased need…

Digital Fraud in the Age of the Pandemic

The world was hit by a global pandemic in 2020 which completely disrupted every working sector and the lives of everyone involved. The public were forced to stay at home as countries entered lockdown in an attempt to stop the spread of the virus. While some companies were able to benefit from the increased need…

Mastercard Signs MENA Region’s First Tap-on-Phone Agreement with Geidea

Global technology company Mastercard, and Saudi Arabia-based fintech company Geidea, have recently announced a strategic partnership agreement to accept Mastercard payments on Tap-on-Phone solution in Saudi Arabia – the first agreement of its kind to be signed in the MENA region. Tap-on-Phone is an innovative, intuitive, and cost-effective app-based solution that allows small businesses to…

Mastercard Signs MENA Region’s First Tap-on-Phone Agreement with Geidea

Global technology company Mastercard, and Saudi Arabia-based fintech company Geidea, have recently announced a strategic partnership agreement to accept Mastercard payments on Tap-on-Phone solution in Saudi Arabia – the first agreement of its kind to be signed in the MENA region. Tap-on-Phone is an innovative, intuitive, and cost-effective app-based solution that allows small businesses to…

How Paytech and Digital Adoption Will Breathe New Life in QSRs Post-Covid

As the UK begins to emerge from lockdown, quick service restaurants (QSRs) and other restaurant outlets will be able to reopen to full capacity after many months of closed doors or reduced operations. However, once they are allowed to reopen, how will adopting an omnichannel approach allow them to do so safely and hygienically? As…

How Paytech and Digital Adoption Will Breathe New Life in QSRs Post-Covid

As the UK begins to emerge from lockdown, quick service restaurants (QSRs) and other restaurant outlets will be able to reopen to full capacity after many months of closed doors or reduced operations. However, once they are allowed to reopen, how will adopting an omnichannel approach allow them to do so safely and hygienically? As…

Someone Took Out a Loan in Your Name. Now What?

Identity theft wears many different faces. From credit cards to student loans, thieves can open different forms of credit in your name and just like that, destroy your credit history and financial standing. If this happens to you, getting the situation fixed can be difficult and time-consuming….

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit Upholds FTC’s Opinion against Generic Pharmaceutical Company Impax Laboratories, LLC

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit has upheld the Federal Trade Commission’s determination that Impax Laboratories, LLC engaged in an illegal pay-for-delay, or “reverse payment,” settlement to block consumers’ access to a lower-cost generic version of Endo Pharmaceuticals Inc.’s branded extended-release opioid pain reliever Opana ER. Under the settlement, Impax agreed to…

Brave new browser / Save a ton on your vehicle loan

We’re always being tracked online but there are browsers and extensions to help protect privacy. Clark has tested a couple and reports on ease of use. / How most of us buy a car is a giant rip off. Clark explains how the game is played and how to obtain – or refi your loan the right way.…

Chase Credit Cards Receive New Disney+ Discount Offer

Are you a Chase credit card user who has an interest in the Disney+ streaming service? Chase just released a new offer that will save select credit cardholders some cash! Here are the details: New Chase Offer Gives 15% Discount on Disney+ For a limited time, select Chase credit card customers get 15% back on…

Top 10 Cars To Buy Used Instead of New

If you’re shopping for a vehicle and trying to save money, you may be weighing your options between a new can and used one. Money expert Clark Howard is a strong proponent of buying used cars. But which used vehicles give you more bang for your buck? Which Used Cars Should You Buy Over New…

These Airlines Are Extending Credits Into 2022

Are you currently holding a credit on an airline for a canceled or postponed trip? In typical times, you’d have only a year to redeem that flight credit. But the airlines are changing their policies, at least temporarily, because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Airlines Extending Travel Credits Most domestic airlines are extending the redemption period.…

How To Open a Roth IRA

Money expert Clark Howard thinks Roth IRAs are just about the best tool around when it comes to saving for retirement. So learning how to open a Roth IRA is something you should consider. In this article, I’ll go through the steps you need to take to open a Roth IRA and give you tips…

Are single seniors unfairly penalized at tax time?

Q. I am a senior with an income of about $115,000, single and in receipt of $7,364 in OAS benefits annually.  I keep only about $200 a year out of that for myself.  Yesterday, while doing my income tax return, it worked out that I ended up owing an extra $2,000 to $3,000 in income…

Marriott Bonvoy: Breaking down the world’s largest hotel rewards program

The Marriott hotel chain’s loyalty program has long been a favourite with travellers, but its recent merger with Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG) and Ritz-Carlton Rewards raised questions for collectors about the program’s relative value and how to earn points. By mid-2018, the three brands successfully aligned their rewards programs to create Marriott Bonvoy, which officially…

How financially viable is your rental property?

After rising steadily in many cities across Canada for many years, real estate has been on a particular tear over the past year—and rental property investing has become an area of interest for plenty of people as a result.  But a soaring market isn’t a guarantee of success. If you’re thinking about becoming a landlord,…

Facial Recognition Will Secure Payment Authentication for 1.4 Billion People by 2025

A new study from Juniper Research has found that the number of users of software-based facial recognition to secure payments will exceed 1.4 billion globally by 2025; increasing from the 671 million figure recorded in 2020. This rapid growth of 120% demonstrates how widespread facial recognition technology has become; fuelled by its low barriers to…

Remittance Services Sweeping Across APAC With Nium and Travelex Partnership

The foreign exchange company Travelex has partnered with the global payments platform Nium to extend digital remittance services to their users. Now live in Australia and Singapore, the digital remittance offering – Travelex International Money Transfer – will be serviced by Nium’s global payment rails and real-time payment capabilities, enabling Travelex users to transmit money…

UK-Based Regtech Steeleye Announce US Expansion

SteelEye, the UK-based compliance technology and data analytics firm, has announced its plans to bolster its footprint by expanding into North America. SteelEye, which has seen rapid growth in Europe since launching in 2017, delivers a comprehensive SaaS-based regulatory technology platform that allows banks, brokers, and asset managers to simplify their compliance processes across various…

Could New UK Laws Stop Gambling Biz from Sponsoring Sports? Don’t Bet on It

A new review of UK gambling laws has been launched by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) with initial calls for evidence having now closed. But with the UK already imposing some of the strictest advertising and promotional rules in Europe, what could this mean for the future of sponsorship in sports?…