Articles by Thomas (TJ) Porter

TJ Porter 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 also contributed to publications and companies such as Investment Zen and Echo Fox. He aims to provide actionable advice that can help readers better their financial lives. Education: B.S. in Business Administration, Concentration in Information Systems from Northeastern University.

The Best Ways to Travel with Money While Abroad Find out which are the best ways to travel with money while abroad or overseas, including how to protect your payment options and what to do if you lose one. How to Get Chase Bank Personal Loans Photo of Thomas (TJ) Porter Thomas (TJ) Porter How to Get Chase Bank Personal Loans Chase Bank You can use personal loans for a variety of reasons: meeting an... 5 Tips When Using Your Credit Card for Reimbursable Work Expenses Photo of Thomas (TJ) Porter Thomas (TJ) Porter 5 Tips When Using Your Credit Card for Reimbursable Work Expenses You have to travel to an industry conference, or your boss may have asked you to... How to Open a Bank Account on Your Phone Find out how you can open a bank account right from your phone and what information you need to do so. Get set up in minutes through a mobile app. What Happens If You Lie About Your Income on a Credit Card Application? Your income is required when you apply for a new credit card. And, lying about it could get you approved, but it could also get you in trouble. What Happens If You Overpay Your Credit Card? Photo of Thomas (TJ) Porter Thomas (TJ) Porter What Happens If You Overpay Your Credit Card? Credit cards are a great financial tool when used properly. They let you make... ACH vs. Wire Transfers: Compare Speed, Cost and Security Photo of Thomas (TJ) Porter Thomas (TJ) Porter ACH vs. Wire Transfers: Compare Speed, Cost and Security There are many ways to move money between accounts at different banks. You can... How to Get Bank of America Personal Loans Learn what types of loans are offered by Bank of America and find out where else you can look for personal loans. 6 Mobile Apps to Sell Things Locally and Quickly Compare the best mobile apps that you can use to sell your things locally to earn some extra cash quickly, including the seller features and fees. Which Credit Cards Are Most Accepted Worldwide? Photo of Thomas (TJ) Porter Thomas (TJ) Porter Which Credit Cards Are Most Accepted Worldwide? If you're looking for a credit card that is most likely to be accepted wherever...