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 Legit Ways to Get Paid to Write Reviews (Movies, Restaurants, and More)

When you’re shopping online, do you look at the reviews left by other customers to determine if you’re getting a good product? Or maybe you like leaving reviews to help future customers. But reviews aren’t just for other consumers. Companies take your feedback seriously and use customer feedback to improve their products. Some will even…

TJ Porter 13 Jan

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

It’s amazing how much your cell phone can become part of your daily life. I know that I’m a heavy phone user, but even I was surprised to find that I typically use my phone for an average of five and a half hours a day. That’s almost like having a full-time job of looking…

TJ Porter 26 Nov

13 Places to Get Free Furniture for Your Home

Moving to a new home can be expensive. If you’re renting a home or apartment in an expensive market like Boston, New York, or San Francisco, you might need to provide as much as four months’ worth of rent before you move in. And if you’re buying a home, you’ll have to factor in things…

TJ Porter 10 Oct

CIT Bank Savings Builder Review 2023

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

Valentine’s Day is a celebration of the love that you and your partner share. Unfortunately, like many gift-giving occasions, it can be a stressful time as you try to find the perfect Valentine’s Day gift for your boyfriend, husband, or partner. Finding a unique, romantic gift on Valentine’s day for husbands can tricky. But if…

TJ Porter 01 Feb