CNET: 5 ways to save money during a coronavirus lockdown

CNET: 5 ways to save money during a coronavirus lockdown. “People across the US are spending a lot more time at home amid lockdowns and stay-at-home orders to help slow the spread of the coronavirus outbreak. While some have turned to online shopping for necessities and stress relief, this time could also be a potential period to save money. Saving a few bucks now can be helpful as everyone is waiting for the $1,200 stimulus checks that will start being deposited within two weeks according to US Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin. Here are five ways to save money as you work from home during the coronavirus lockdown.”

Quartz: Yahoo Finance has a plan to become the Uber of saving money

Quartz: Yahoo Finance has a plan to become the Uber of saving money. I think we need to stop saying things are going to become the “Uber” of anything — unless we’re trying to drag them. “The company is rolling out an app today (Jan. 19) called Tanda, an electronic money pool: Users can join groups of five or nine people to meet short-term savings goals, like putting away money for a vacation or building up an emergency fund. Users pay installments into a pot for a set period of time and can choose when they receive their money. The first two-people to get their money pay a fee, while the last to receive a payout gets a small bonus.”