Posts with the category ‘Money’

Most Americans set, then exceed, a holiday budget

Provided by Good intentions generally only matter when you actually follow through with action. For example, joining a gym or signing up for a library card only count for anything if you actually work out or start reading more books. But that’s not entirely true when it comes to finances. In many cases, even if you fail to follow a budget you set, having had one in the first place at least gives you a way to judge how… Read More

How Safe Is Venmo And Why Is It Free?

By Trevir Nath | Updated October 17, 2017   Founded in 2009, Venmo began as a payment system through text message. However, as the peer-to-peer (P2P) economy has grown, Venmo has capitalized on the opportunity by introducing the platform as a social network in itself. Within months of its launch in March 2012, Venmo gained enough popularity that Braintree acquired the company for $26.2 million. Braintree, operating as the payment system for apps including Airbnb and Uber, was later acquired with Venmo by payment tycoon PayPal Holdings… Read More

Tips for a cheap Thanksgiving flight

By Jon Lal, Contributor   Now that Labor Day is come and gone, fall is approaching and the holiday season won’t be far behind. The best time to book a flight over the Thanksgiving holiday is the week of Sept. 4, according to Skyscanner, a global travel search site, and its analysis of 2016 airfare pricing data. The site predicts that you can find savings of up to 4 percent during that time. Depending on your budget and how many airline tickets you need… Read More

Find Lost Money

Provided by There are billions of dollars in “lost” money all over the country. Is some of it yours? We’ve been on a kick here at the office. We’ve found money for ourselves, family, friends and our clients. If you live in Massachusetts you’ve surely seen the commercials for Find Mass Money. But have you looked to see if you have anything? We did – and were we ever surprised. If you’ve ever moved, left a job, switched banks, forgot about… Read More

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