5 Social Security rules you should know by heart

31st October 2019

There are lots of rules we should know by heart, such as “always say thank you,” “don’t text and drive,” and “be sure to eat plenty of vegetables.” There are rules related to lots of facets of our lives, including our finances, and the better we know – and heed – them, the more secure our lives are likely to be, especially in the future. Here, then, are five Social…

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Apple TV+ will be free for all users with a $5 Apple Music student subscription

31st October 2019

Ever since Apple announced its streaming video service, we’ve anticipated the reveal of a bundle that would feature both Apple TV+ and Apple Music, at the minimum. This week, a bundle of sorts was finally unveiled, but not quite how we were expecting it to be. Hailee Steinfeld, star of Apple’s upcoming series Dickinson, revealed in an Instagram story that every Apple Music user with a student subscription will receive…

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Hardee’s Will Pay You $1,000 to Develop a New Biscuit Recipe

30th October 2019

I’m hardly an experienced chef. In fact, I’m more like a professional Postmates orderer, but that’s neither here nor there because Hardee’s is opening up the floor for anyone to develop its next biscuit recipe. The fast food chain is looking to its customer base for their “handcrafted, hometown biscuit innovations.” The culinary team will then select a winner, who will score a $1,000 worth of Sausage Biscuits, and the…

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HBO Max will be a lot different from Netflix and Disney+, AT&T claims

30th October 2019

Call me crazy, but in a market already saturated by streaming services — and not to mention upcoming options from the likes of Disney and Apple — I’m more than a bit intrigued by HBO Max. Aside from the confusing matrix of names (HBO Max, HBO GO, HBO Now), the reality is that HBO Max really looks to be a compelling offering. With a rumored price point in the $15…

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Instagram now forces people to sign in to view public profiles

29th October 2019

Are you used to browsing Instagram without signing in to check out what your favorite brands are sharing? If so, here’s a change you won’t like one bit. The photo-sharing social network is now locking down its platform by preventing signed-out users from having unlimited access to public profiles. As a result, you’ll now be prompted to either sign up or login after viewing a handful of photos and posts…

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38 Best New Bank Account Promotions & Offers – October 2019

29th October 2019

It’s possible to make $100s just by opening up a bank account. But sorting through the best offers can be tricky. At Money Crashers, we comb through hundreds of deals every month to find you the most lucrative sign-up bonuses – some worth up to $1,000. We also rank the best high-yield checking accounts, cash back credit cards, and more. Don’t want to miss out? Here are the best bank…

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How to recycle all of your Amazon packaging

28th October 2019

Amazon has become an increasingly ubiquitous part of our lives, as more and more people receive weekly — and even daily — packages from the company. But as these packages pile up on doorsteps all over the world, a glaring issue has emerged: How do you recycle all those damn mailers? Given the huge variety in packaging, the answer isn’t so clear. Amazon does have guidelines around the topic, but…

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Everything new coming to Netflix this week, and everything leaving (week of Oct. 27)

28th October 2019

Although Apple TV+ is only launching with nine TV shows, its arrival this week signals a sea change in the world of streaming media. By the end of the month, both Apple and Disney will have introduced their own streaming services, and for the first time in years, Netflix will have real competition from companies that are willing to spend just as much — if not more — than the…

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Best Halloween Freebies and Deals From Restaurants

26th October 2019

TRICK-OR-TREATING ISN’T the only way to get free goodies on Halloween. Restaurants are offering free food deals and specials for kids and adults who show up in costume. They’re also offering discounted or limited-time spooky items that will disappear from menus after Halloween night. Here are the restaurants offering the best Halloween food deals this year: Applebee’s. Baskin-Robbins. Blackjack Pizza & Salads. Bubba Gump Shrimp Company. Cheesecake Factory. Chili’s. Chipotle….

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Uber Is Testing Selling Cooking Classes, Dining Experiences Through Uber Eats

26th October 2019

Uber is researching a new way to get food through Uber Eats, but it’s not delivery. On Friday, Uber launched a new experiment called Uber Moments, which lets customers book culinary classes such as ravioli making or a five-course dinner directly through the app. In an email sent to San Francisco customers, Uber said customers could book Uber Moments for the next month, scheduled until November 17. The “Moments” Uber…

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Disneyland visitors warned of potential measles exposure

25th October 2019

Health officials in California are warning the public that an individual with a confirmed case of measles may have exposed visitors of Disneyland to the contagious virus. In a new bulletin by the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, officials are warning anyone who visited the park on October 16th that they may have come into contact with the infectious illness. The individual is believed to have visited the…

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Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile and Sprint partner to make text messaging as smart as iMessage

25th October 2019

Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile and Sprint said Thursday they’ve formed a joint project to “transform messaging.” In a rare move, all four big US carriers are working together on the Cross Carrier Messaging Initiative, which will use the Rich Communications Service standard to make text messages as smart as iMessage — and it will work on Android phones. The service will be developed by the joint venture and will start with…

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