TJ Porter

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TJ PorterTJ graduated from Northeastern University in 2016, receiving a degree in Business with concentrations in Management Information Systems and Supply Chain Management. He is currently pursuing a Masters in Management Information Systems at Harvard Extension School.

TJ has in-depth experience in reviewing financial products such as savings accounts, credit cards, and brokerages, writing how-tos, and answering financial questions.

He has contributed to publications and companies such as Credit Karma, MyBankTracker, InvestmentZen, CardCruncher, and Bestow. He aims to provide actionable advice that can help readers better their financial lives.

In his spare time, TJ enjoys thinking up new ways to optimize his own finances, in addition to cooking, reading, playing games (of the board and video variety), soccer, ultimate frisbee, and hockey.

To learn more, connect with TJ on LinkedIn.

10 Places to Write Paid Reviews for Movies, Restaurants, and More

Some companies will pay their customers to leave candid feedback about their products, while others provide free product samples in exchange for reviews. If you want to make extra money, getting paid to write reviews can be a great way to do it.

TJ Porter 13 Jan

8 Places to Get a Free Cell Phone (And Cheap or Free Service)

Not everyone has that much money to spend, and not everyone needs the latest gadget. Sometimes, you just need a phone that works. Here are some ways to get a free or cheap cell phone and cell phone service.

TJ Porter 26 Nov

13 Places to Get Free Furniture for Your Home

Moving can be expensive, and let’s face it — new furniture isn’t always in the budget. Thankfully, there are ways to furnish your home for free, whether through finding discarded furniture, repurposing what you already own, or buying used.

TJ Porter 10 Oct

CIT Bank Savings Builder Review 2022

When you’re trying to save for a down payment, an emergency fund, or a vacation, every dollar matters. Every dollar gets you closer to your goal. And while starting a side hustle, getting a second job, or working overtime can help you make more money, sometimes it’s nice to find some passive income. That’s where…

TJ Porter 08 Jan

Trim Review: The Tool that Automatically Lowers Your Bills & Saves You Money

In this Trim review, we’re going to show you how Trim works, what the potential savings are, and help you determine whether using a free tool like Trim to save money is right for you. Saving money is hard. It’s one of those things that everyone knows they should do, but many people have trouble…

TJ Porter 09 Oct

40 Unique Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas for Him that are Easy, Romantic, and Fun

Finding a unique, romantic gift can be a great way to show him that you care. If you’re having trouble finding the right gift, here are some easy, romantic, and fun gift ideas gifts that you can give him this Valentine’s Day.

TJ Porter 01 Feb