Jeff Herman

Jeff Herman is a managing editor at He has worked for news websites and newspapers in St. Louis, Tampa and Indianapolis and at the New York Times Editing Center in Gainesville, Florida. Outside work, he is enjoying exploring Austin with his bow-tied Australian cattle dog Bobo.

Posts by Jeff Herman

Living with credit, Protecting yourself, Rewards, Shopping

Cards may help jilted Alfred Angelo brides recover dress costs

Brides jilted by the sudden closing of Alfred Angelo stores likely have a better chance of getting their money back if they put their wedding gowns on their credit cards. That may be little comfort for soon-to-be-wed women who may…
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Living with credit, Rewards, Shopping

6 ways to stack your savings on Amazon Prime Day

If you’ve been putting off buying an Amazon Echo, today may be the day. It’s hard to ignore the Prime Day emails, tweets and even news coverage, so if you give in and shop Amazon today, stretch your dollars and…
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Living with credit, New products

5 personal finance podcasts that will make you smarter

There are dozens of personal finance podcasts – some from big names (Dave Ramsey) and well-known brands (Freakonomics) – but the ones I like best mix humor, honesty and news I can use. If I laugh a bit while I…
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