Adam Morgan - Senior Finance Editor at Reviews.com

Adam Morgan is the Senior Finance Editor at Reviews.com, where he covers banking, credit cards, and fintech. His writing has been featured in The Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, The AV Club, The Guardian, Chicago magazine, Minneapolis Star-Tribune, and elsewhere. Adam subscribes to the New York Times, the New Yorker, Vanity Fair, HBO Now, Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime, Banfield, and Comixology.

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This Online Bank Wants to Make Wednesday Your New Payday

This Online Bank Wants to Make Wednesday Your New Payday

Aug 05, 2019 | News

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?

What is Auto Insurance?

Aug 02, 2019 | Review

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...

The Best Money Market Accounts

The Best Money Market Accounts

Jul 16, 2019 | Review

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?

What Is a Home Warranty?

Jul 16, 2019 | Review

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...

2019 The Home Service Club Review

2019 The Home Service Club Review

Jul 03, 2019 | 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...

AFC Home Club Home Warranty Review

AFC Home Club Home Warranty Review

Jul 03, 2019 | Review

AFC Home Club Home Warranty Review America’s 1st Choice (AFC) Home Club is a little different from the average home warranty company. Instead of just signing a home warranty contract, you join as a member and enjoy extra perks like free credit monitoring and identity alerts. But the main reason we named AFC Home Club...

Choice Home Warranty Review

Choice Home Warranty Review

Jul 01, 2019 | 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.

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

Jun 26, 2019 | News

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

The Real Reason Facebook Is Becoming a Bank

Jun 19, 2019 | News

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…

Would Your Home Insurance Cover Godzilla Damage?

Would Your Home Insurance Cover Godzilla Damage?

May 29, 2019 | News

The last time we saw Godzilla, he destroyed the Golden Gate Bridge, flooded Honolulu with a tsunami, and caused a ton of property damage in downtown San Francisco. This weekend, he’s back in “Godzilla: King of the Monsters,” and judging from the trailers, Boston and Washington, D.C. are going to get pummeled — not just…