Alivia McAtee - Contributing Writer at Reviews.com

Alivia McAtee is a contributing writer for Reviews.com. When she isn’t covering the best services for Reviews.com, she’s probably running or eating dessert (because balance). Alivia’s current subscriptions she couldn’t live without include Amazon Prime, Birchbox, and Classpass.

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It’s Cool to #Cancel – Unless You Can’t

It’s Cool to #Cancel – Unless You Can’t

Aug 13, 2019 | News

Signing up for a new service has become almost second nature these days. From the time you visit the website to the final “complete your purchase” button, the whole process usually takes a matter of minutes. Before you know it, you’ve got a flock of monthly expenses in exchange for services like curated boxes delivered…

Raised on Technology, ‘Parennials’ Must Find Balance With Their Own Kids

Raised on Technology, ‘Parennials’ Must Find Balance With Their Own Kids

Aug 09, 2019 | News

Millennials, they grow up so fast. The commonly maligned generation made up of those born between 1981-1996 is getting older: the oldest are now approaching 40. So they must be settling down, starting a family, and raising kids, right? Not exactly. According to a report from the Pew Research center, millennial women are waiting longer…

Empower Bank CEO Hopes to Democratize Banking with AI

Empower Bank CEO Hopes to Democratize Banking with AI

Aug 08, 2019 | News

The relationship between finance and technology is getting pretty serious. Big tech companies are increasingly offering financial services, and banks are increasingly drawing on new technologies. Traditional banks have added AI technology to their existing interfaces while disruptors have built their businesses around it. At Empower Bank, AI is more than just a means to…

Deal Alert: Students Can Get Amazon Music Unlimited for Less Than $1 a Month

Deal Alert: Students Can Get Amazon Music Unlimited for Less Than $1 a Month

Aug 06, 2019 | News

Back to school just got better: Amazon announced Tuesday that new and current Prime Student members can subscribe to Amazon Music Unlimited for just $.99/month.  Whether you’re DJing the party or need some Mozart for studying, the 50 million songs and thousands of curated playlists and stations included with Amazon Music Unlimited will have you…

This App Wants to Change How You Choose What to Watch, Eat, and Do

This App Wants to Change How You Choose What to Watch, Eat, and Do

Aug 05, 2019 | News

There’s a new social networking app that hopes to change the way we try new things. Self-dubbed the “social network for recommendations,” The Spoke aggregates your friend’s opinions on what to eat, drink, and watch so you only see recommendations from people you trust. The Spoke launched in 2017 and its founder, Tom Stern, said…

Is Google Play Pass Worth It? Maybe.

Is Google Play Pass Worth It? Maybe.

Aug 01, 2019 | News

First came the TV streaming wars, closely followed by the game streaming wars. Now, it seems a new battle is on the horizon: the gaming app subscription wars. A Google spokesperson confirmed with Reviews.com Thursday the company is currently testing Play Pass, a subscription-based all-access pass. According to leaked screenshots published by Android Police, the…

The Federal Reserve’s Rate Cut Means It’s Time to Ditch Your Traditional Bank

The Federal Reserve’s Rate Cut Means It’s Time to Ditch Your Traditional Bank

Aug 01, 2019 | News

The Federal Reserve announced Wednesday it would cut federal interest rates by 25 basis points, or a quarter of a point, confirming what economists had already predicted was inevitable. While a cut usually signals impending financial doom, today’s was different. “The rate cut, overall, is being described as a ‘cushion’ to help continue the momentum…

Read the Fine Print Before Signing Up for the New Regal Unlimited Movie Pass

Read the Fine Print Before Signing Up for the New Regal Unlimited Movie Pass

Jul 30, 2019 | News

Regal Movies announced Regal Unlimited Monday, a subscription service that allows you to watch unlimited movies in theaters starting at $18 a month. However, buyers beware: You might want to read the fine print before you sign up for this subscription. A Reviews.com staffer was so excited for Regal Unlimited that he signed up almost…

Tips For Traveling With Your Dog

Tips For Traveling With Your Dog

Jul 29, 2019 | News

Traveling with your dog is a great way to see the world with your best furry friend by your side. However, where you go and how you travel can make or break the experience. That’s why we pulled out all the stops researching the best places to visit to with your dog. But picking the…

Training Advice for Traveling With Your Dog

Training Advice for Traveling With Your Dog

Jul 29, 2019 | News

A bit of training can go a long way before embarking on a trip with your dog. Picking the destination is only the start. There are a lot of other factors to consider when traveling with your dog, which is why we talked to Suzanne Bryner of Lucky Fido Dog Training. Bryner is a certified…