Adam Morgan

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Adam Morgan is a former senior editor for Reviews.com. He's written about banking, credit cards, home warranties, insurance, and many other subjects (like running shoes) to give our readers the best information to assist in their buying decisions. His writing has been featured in The Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, The AV Club, The Guardian, Chicago magazine, Minneapolis Star-Tribune, and elsewhere.

The Latest from Adam Morgan

Robinhood Review

Over the last five years, Robinhood has almost single-handedly revolutionized online stock trading thanks to two innovations: commission-free trading and a minimalist mobile app. Founded in 2013 by two Stanford grads before opening to the public the following year, Robinhood has made investing more accessible to the general public by removing the two biggest barriers ...

This Online Bank Wants to Make Wednesday Your New Payday

The trend is clear: More people than ever before are switching from traditional banks to online banks thanks to their lower fees, higher yields, and better customer service. In the United States, the first major “direct” banks to operate without physical branches were Ally, Capital One, and Discover. But over the last few years, a ...

What Is Auto Insurance?

Auto insurance is a contract between a driver and an insurance company. In the event of an accident, vandalism, or theft, the insurance company will cover the driver’s financial loss — with limitations. In exchange for this coverage, the driver pays a monthly or annual fee called a premium. As of 2019, 48 states require ...

The Best Money Market Accounts

The Best Money Market Accounts Ever wish your savings account earned more interest? A money market account is an alternative to checking and savings that almost always boasts a higher interest rate than a checking account, and it’s available from about half of the 30 largest banks in the country. “A money market account is ...

What Is a Home Warranty?

A home warranty is a service contract that covers your home’s systems and appliances — under certain circumstances and with limitations — in the event they need repairs or replacements. It’s usually an annual contract, where you pay a monthly or annual fee in exchange for coverage. While you need home insurance to buy a ...

2019 The Home Service Club Review

The Home Service Club Review Of all the home warranty companies we’ve reviewed, the New York City-based The Home Service Club has the best website — it’s packed with great resources, well-designed, and upfront about fees, liability caps, and coverage options. That’s one reason we named The Home Service Club “best for new homebuyers” on ...

Choice Home Warranty Review

Choice Home Warranty Review Founded in 2008, Choice Home Warranty isn’t just the fastest-growing home warranty company in the U.S. — it’s one of the fastest-growing companies, period. For the past seven years, it’s made Inc.com’s annual list of the fastest-growing private companies in America. That explosive growth is due in part to Choice’s investment ...

TransferWise Brings Multi-Country Banking to the U.S.

Spending money abroad is almost always more expensive than spending money at home. Even if you’re armed with a great travel rewards card, currency exchange and bank fees add an extra “travel tax” on top of every purchase. But today, U.K.-based fintech startup TransferWise is launching a new debit card in the U.S. with lower ...

The Real Reason Facebook Is Becoming a Bank

After months of speculation, Facebook just announced a new cryptocurrency called Libra that will launch in 2020 along with Calibra, a digital wallet for storing, spending, and sending money. Essentially, that will make Facebook the newest online bank (a booming industry already crowded with the likes of Ally, Capital One, and Discover) and an alternative ...

AAA Auto Insurance Review

AAA Auto Insurance Review Believe it or not, the nonprofit American Automobile Association (AAA) doesn’t just provide roadside assistance — it also offers home, renters, auto, and life insurance for members and non-members alike. There is no “national” AAA club, so your coverage options, discounts, and customer service will vary depending on where you live ...

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