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Finance

You’re a busy person. Places to be, people to see. So, instead of getting constantly interrupted with emails and phone calls, try putting a price on your time. Clarity.fm lets you set a price-per-minute to schedule a call with you. Link to your public profile, pull experience...

My 8 month old has two iPhones: a 4 that plays lullabies and a 3G that he likes to chew on. But for my used devices that still have some value, I sell them on Glyde. Glyde is the simplest way to get cash for your old...

This week I'm in Alaska, with a $4,000 camera setup for family pictures. But it isn't mine. I ditched my DSLR and my pricey point-and-shoot in favor of a better strategy. I rent cameras that I could never afford for vacations, and use my iPhone for...

One of the only apps that I let show notifications on my phone is Slice. Slice syncs with your email to track every shipment coming your way. Plus, it alerts you if something drops in price after you buy it, so you can get a refund...

I spend about $12k a year on apps (I wrote about it here). So occasionally services slip in that I don't even realize I'm paying for. Well recently, I found Truebill. They analyze your credit cards or bank accounts in minutes, summarize all the things you're...

You probably have a million passwords, like me. Here's how my password keeping evolved: 1990's - Word Doc 2000's - Google Spreadsheet 2010's - Chrome Browser Now - 1Password Works on my computer, my browser, and my phone. Saves passwords, credit cards and other loyalty cards. And when I sign...

PayPal is easy when I'm buying something on eBay. But when I have to send or request money, I've been using Venmo. Instant and easy. And for international transfers? I started using TransferWise to pay contractors overseas, and the savings is serious. It's built by the...

It blows my mind how some businesses are run with a dozen spreadsheets. If you feel like you’re working too hard and entering data redundantly, you probably need a database. Over the last few years I’ve helped develop totally customized web apps for running my clients’...

When I was 15, my bookkeeper sat me down with a dozen legal envelopes and explained why I should save every receipt that I'm ever handed. Fast forward to holiday-shopping-season 2016. If you desk is still cluttered with receipts, try Shoeboxed. You can literally stuff all...