Category Archives: New products

Can 5 percent cash back help Whole Foods compete on price?

Mike Cetera

Like cookies, shopping at Whole Foods is a sometimes treat. This posh grocer has rarely been able to compete on price, so it’s never been my go-to for everyday meal planning. My family shops here typically for special occasions, like…
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Visa’s new branding sound wants to win you over

Jay MacDonald

Soon, when you pay using your Visa card, instead of hearing that eerie and familiar beep coming from the payment terminal, you might, or might not, hear a heartwarming chime. The new sound is Visa’s latest brainstorm in the card…
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Be mine and other credit news to know this week

Taylor Tompkins

This week’s (un)lucky number is: 71 percent That’s the number of baby boomers who had nonmortgage debt when they hit ages 56-61. If you’re not there quite yet, pay down your debt as soon as possible. If you are there, you still…
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6 free apps to help you spend less, save more

Kelly Dilworth

If you’re like me, the start of a new year is time to recommit to spending less and saving more. For me, that means apps that can make it easier to track expenses and stash away some savings. In recent…
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5 apps that pay you to get active

Susan Johnston Taylor

Whether you’re training for that 5k, committing to daily yoga classes or shedding pounds to be ready for the beach, a number of apps add extra motivation to help you achieve your goal by paying you to get active. Jacquette…
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