Reviews

We test drive products and services so you don't have to. This archive shares all the product and service reviews on the site, including ratings, pros, cons, and more.

We don't always love a product or service but when we do, we'll be sure to tell you what we like, what we don't, and who we think the ideal user is. We also share alternatives just in case you aren't a perfect fit but might be for something else.

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Reflex Mastercard Review: Better Credit for a Price

The Reflex Mastercard is a secured credit card designed for those trying to build or rebuild their credit. It's easy to qualify for, and you gain access to several Mastercard benefits. But can Reflex compete with other top cards from Capital One, Indigo, or Chime? I cover all of this and more in this Reflex Mastercard review.

Indigo Platinum Mastercard Review: Is it Worth the Cost?

Designed to help you build credit, the Indigo Platinum Mastercard discloses your annual fee and APR before you apply. And unlike a secured credit card, you won't have to contribute a security deposit. In this Indigo Platinum Mastercard review, I cover the card's features, including the positives and negatives, and share some Indigo Mastercard alternatives.

Monarch Money Review: Create a Plan for Your Money

Are you looking for a financial app that can track banking accounts, help you budget, and suggest ways to improve your finances? Monarch Money is a popular budgeting app that can monitor your financial progress and make it easier to plan for the future. This Monarch Money review covers the various financial tools available to you.

Freecash Review: Is Freecash the Top Site to Make Money?

Freecash is a get-paid-to site that's putting a unique spin on the concept of GPT sites by incorporating rewards like crypto. But as a relative newcomer to the scene, can Freecash compete with the top GPT sites? In this Freecash review, we’ll show you how it works and help you decide whether or not Freecash is for you. 

Brigit Review: Credit Builder Loans, Cash Advances, and More

There are many personal finance apps with tools designed to help you recover your footing and build a stronger financial future. One such app is Brigit. In this Brigit Review, I’ll cover their various products and services, share some pros and cons, and let you know who Brigit is best suited for.

Destiny Card Review: Rebuild Your Credit without a Security Deposit

Unlike many credit builder products, the Destiny Mastercard is an unsecured credit card that lets you build credit with the three major credit bureaus. In this Destiny card review, I’ll tell you why I think it’s worth considering, especially if you don’t want to set aside cash for a credit card security deposit.

HappyNest Review: Is HappyNest Legit?

The real estate asset class is a key component of a well-diversified investment portfolio. In recent years, crowdfunding real estate apps like Fundrise and Groundfloor have brought real estate investing to the masses, by offering expert management and low investment minimums. This article looks at another player in the real estate crowdfunding space: HappyNest.

CreditStrong Review: Is it Worth the Cost?

If you’re interested in improving your credit and building your savings, CreditStrong may be able to help. The credit builder platform combines installment loans and savings accounts to help people repair their credit and grow their savings. But with so many other credit builder loans available, how does CreditStrong compare?

Kikoff Review: Build Your Credit with $750

Kikoff offers a simple $500 line of credit with a $2 monthly payment that allows you to build credit effortlessly by establishing a regular payment history that reports to the major credit bureaus. This Kikoff review shows how this tool can help improve your credit score and if it’s worth using.

Solitaire Cash Review: A New Twist on a Classic Card Game

Solitaire is a fast-paced card game that’s easy to learn and play by yourself. It can also be an exciting way to win cash prizes if you’re looking to upgrade your grandma’s favorite computer Solitaire game. This Solitaire Cash review covers how this app can help you make money from your phone by playing this timeless card game.

T.J. Maxx Credit Card Review: Earn TJX Rewards of Up to 5%

If you are a regular T.J. Maxx customer or shop at one of their popular subsidiaries - including Marshalls, HomeGoods, HomeSense, and Sierra - you may be interested in the T.J. Maxx Credit Card. It works at the many thousands of stores within the T.J. Maxx family, a who's who of popular American retailers.

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