Read More How Crisis Impacts Retirement and Emergency Savings: Q&A With Chad Parks, CEO of Ubiquity Retirement + Savings

How Crisis Impacts Retirement and Emergency Savings: Q&A With Chad Parks, CEO of Ubiquity Retirement + Savings

During times of crisis, it can be easy to become frantic and consider dipping into savings like 401(k)s to pay off or prevent accumulation of any debt. However, withdrawing from your savings fund too soon, especially those allocated for retirement, can negatively impact your future. Instead, recognize that the difference between emergency and retirement funds: […]

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Read More 8 Tips To Improve Spending Habits and Financial Communication in Relationships

8 Tips To Improve Spending Habits and Financial Communication in Relationships

Debt, feeling unhealthy and strained relationships can all negatively impact mental health. With the current pandemic raising awareness around mental health, it is important to reflect on how bad spending habits and relationship stress also play a role. Pandemic and pre-pandemic times show that Americans struggle to avoid overspending for health and leisure, causing stress […]

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Read More Will subscription services dominate the retail shopping experience? Q&A with Rebecca Wang

Will subscription services dominate the retail shopping experience? Q&A with Rebecca Wang

The COVID-19 crisis quickly altered consumers’ lifestyles and spending habits. Sheltering in place led consumers to rely heavily on delivery services and subscriptions for entertainment and essentials. The impact of these behavior changes may forever transform the retail market. As Americans tripled their spending on subscriptions during the coronavirus pandemic, some credit cards stepped in […]

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Read More Protecting Your Data Online During the COVID-19 Crisis: Q&A With Kevin Powers

Protecting Your Data Online During the COVID-19 Crisis: Q&A With Kevin Powers

With the coronavirus pandemic affecting the way consumers work, shop and socialize, public health and digital security have become top of mind concerns. Luckily, digital security is not a burden that consumers need to bear alone. Businesses also play a role in keeping their customers’ personal information safe from cyberthreats. There are privacy and data […]

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Read More Boutique Hotel Spotlight: Q&A With Four Sisters Inns’ President Tamara Mims

Boutique Hotel Spotlight: Q&A With Four Sisters Inns’ President Tamara Mims

With summer quickly approaching, Americans are starting to reconsider their vacation plans. However, the continued threat of the coronavirus pandemic makes it difficult to determine whether it’s safe to travel. Restrictions are slowly being amended, making summer vacations a possibility, but the pandemic also brings up the question: What will be the new normal in […]

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Read More Tips to Staying Secure While Online Shopping: Q&A With Professor Justin Cappos, NYU Tandon School of Engineering

Tips to Staying Secure While Online Shopping: Q&A With Professor Justin Cappos, NYU Tandon School of Engineering

With many consumers staying at home as much as possible due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it is no surprise that online shopping has increased. However, online shoppers may not know how to protect themselves from becoming victims of cybercrime. To provide practical tips to stay secure online, CompareCards turned to Justin Cappos, a cybersecurity expert, […]

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Read More Boutique Hotel Spotlight: Q&A with Primland VP Steve Helms

Boutique Hotel Spotlight: Q&A with Primland VP Steve Helms

With travel and hotel reservations on pause due to the coronavirus pandemic, many hotels are feeling the hit. However, boutique hotels, often family-owned, serve a crucial role to their community; they attract tourists looking for an authentic experience and bring revenue to the community through promoted partnerships with local restaurants, festivals and attractions. While lodging […]

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