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How to Set & Achieve Short-Term Financial Goals This Year

Achieving your financial goals in the short term can be life-changing. Learn how it can help you to move closer to your long-term financial goals and how you can begin the process this year.

profileCarly DeBeikes | June 30, 2022
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Learn to Live Below Your Means With These 5 Tips

Living below your means is key to keeping as much room in the budget as possible, so you have extra money each month to pay off debt, save, or stock for emergencies. Read 5 tips to live below your means here.

profileCarly DeBeikes | June 30, 2022
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Credit Card Advantages & Disadvantages: Top 17 Pros & Cons

When it comes to credit cards, there are a number of advantages and disadvantages to consider each and every time you consider opening a new card. Learn the top 17 pros and cons here.

profileCarly DeBeikes | June 30, 2022
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8 High-Paying Seasonal Jobs for Any Skillset

Seasonal jobs present unique opportunities to make extra money for a set period of time. Learn about 8 high-paying seasonal jobs for any skillset here.

profileCarly DeBeikes | June 30, 2022
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What Are Some Small Ways to Make or Save Money?

Small changes can make a big difference when it comes to saving money. Learn about small ways to make or save money.

profileCarly DeBeikes | June 23, 2022
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How to Save Money if You Make Minimum Wage

Even if you make minimum wage, you can save money by making some changes. Learn how to save money if you make minimum wage here.

profileCarly DeBeikes | June 23, 2022
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How to Make a Free Monthly Bill Tracker & Stick to Your Budget

A free monthly bill tracker can help you to get your finances in order and keep them in order over the long-term. Learn how this can help you to hit your financial goals more quickly and efficiently.

profileCarly DeBeikes | June 22, 2022
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Are Emergency Funds and Savings the Same Thing?

Emergency funds and savings both allow you to save money, but they have different purposes. Learn more here.

profileCarly DeBeikes | June 22, 2022
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Does Cord-cutting Actually Save Money?

You can save a lot of money if you cut the cord, or do away with cable TV. Learn why here.

profileCarly DeBeikes | June 8, 2022
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Credit Card Trap: Top 6 Red Flags to Look For

Credit cards can be a great tool for simplifying bill pay and getting what you need, but it’s important to watch out for scams and red flags that could cost you money. Learn the top red flags to look for with credit cards here.

profileCarly DeBeikes | May 31, 2022
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What Are Some Lifestyle Changes That Save Money?

Lifestyle changes enable you to save a lot of money over time. Learn about which lifestyle changes can result in the most savings here.

profileCarly DeBeikes | May 31, 2022
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How to Spend Less Money on Food: 6 Ways to Save on Groceries

Weekly grocery bills can really add up. Learn six ways to save on groceries here.

profileCarly DeBeikes | May 31, 2022
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Should I Keep Money in My Savings Account?

Money invested in a savings account will benefit from interest rates. Learn how it offers you an emergency and a long-term goal fund.

profileCarly DeBeikes | May 31, 2022
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How Often You Should Get a Credit Report to Improve Your Score

Check your credit report regularly to make sure your credit score is on the rise and that you have not been the victim of fraud. Learn more here.

profileCarly DeBeikes | May 31, 2022
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How to Save When You Live Paycheck to Paycheck

If you find yourself living paycheck to paycheck, you can still save money by creating a budget, evaluating your bills and insurance policies, and being patient. Learn how to save when you live paycheck to paycheck.

profileCarly DeBeikes | May 31, 2022
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Which Is Better: Buying a Car With Cash or a Loan?

There are benefits to both buying a car with cash and buying one with a loan. Learn which is better here.

profileCarly DeBeikes | May 23, 2022
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Gas Station Charges: How Long They Take

Gas station charges can take between three to five days to show up on your account. Learn more about how they work here.

profileCarly DeBeikes | May 18, 2022
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How Much Money Should I Be Saving in My 20s?

Learn about what your saving goals should be if you’re in your 20s.

profileCarly DeBeikes | May 17, 2022
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Save Money By Paying Off Your Car Loan Early

It is possible to save money by paying off your car loan early, but be sure you can afford to do so and that it will be worth the short-term expense. Learn more here.

profileCarly DeBeikes | May 17, 2022
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Current launches platform API, with Plaid being the first partner

Integration gives Current’s nearly four million members access to more than 6,000 apps powered by Plaid

profileCarly DeBeikes | May 11, 2022
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What Is an NFT?

An NFT is a non-fungible token typically associated with a piece of digital art which lives on a blockchain and verifies authenticity and ownership of the token.

profileCarly DeBeikes | April 29, 2022
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Should I Save Up Money or Pay Off My Debt?

There are benefits to both saving money and paying off your debt. Learn which might be right to prioritize for your situation.

profileCarly DeBeikes | April 29, 2022
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Current + FaZe Clan Announce Exclusive, Long-term Partnership

Current to provide tools, resources for leaders of internet culture to engage fans, starting with content integration and giveaways for ‘Road to FaZe1’

profileCarly DeBeikes | April 28, 2022
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5 Money Saving Tips

There are various ways to save money on a day-to-day basis. We’ve outlined five money-saving tips that can put more money in your pocket.

profileCarly DeBeikes | April 26, 2022
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How Much Should I Spend on a Car?

A car is a big purchase for most people. Learn what factors into how much you should spend on a car.

profileCarly DeBeikes | April 25, 2022
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Why Are Interest Rates on Savings Accounts So Low?

Interest ratings on savings accounts are currently very low. Learn why here.

profileCarly DeBeikes | April 13, 2022
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How to Save Money Even With Debt

Saving money even with debt sounds counterproductive, but it is an essential way of building toward your financial future and eventually getting out of debt. Learn how to save money even if you’re in debt.

profileCarly DeBeikes | March 30, 2022
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Should I Lease or Finance a Car?

The decision to lease or finance a car is a big financial decision. Learn the pros and cons here.

profileCarly DeBeikes | March 29, 2022
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How to Save Money on a Weekly Paycheck

There are many ways to save money on a weekly paycheck. Learn about them here.

profileCarly DeBeikes | March 23, 2022
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How to Get a Bitcoin Wallet

Bitcoin wallets come in a few different types: desktop, mobile, web, and hardware. Learn which Bitcoin wallet is best for you.

profileCarly DeBeikes | March 23, 2022
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How to Build an Emergency Fund

Ideally, an emergency fund will cover three to six months of expenses. Learn how to begin building an emergency fund.

profileCarly DeBeikes | March 18, 2022
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How to Open a Free Checking Account With No Deposit

You can open a free checking account with no deposit by going to an online bank, a credit union, or some other nontraditional bank. Learn more here.

profileCarly DeBeikes | March 10, 2022
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Did the Gas Pump Take More Than You Paid For?

If you notice an extra charge on your account after you get gas, it’s a temporary amount held by the gas company until they know you can pay for what you actually pumped. Learn how the process works here.

profileCarly DeBeikes | March 10, 2022
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7 Reasons People Overspend & How to Overcome Them

Overspending is a common issue. Read about the seven main reasons why people overspend and how to avoid doing it yourself.

profileCarly DeBeikes | March 9, 2022
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Credit Card vs. Debit Card: What's the Difference?

Credit cards and debit cards work differently, offering varying levels of protection. Learn more about the differences between a credit card and a debit card here.

profileCarly DeBeikes | February 28, 2022
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How to Get Out of a Lease Early

Getting out of an apartment lease is not always easy, so make sure you do all your research and have a lot of evidence to back your case for breaking the lease. Learn more here.

profileCarly DeBeikes | February 25, 2022
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Get your tax refund up to 5 days faster with Current

Current is partnering with TurboTax to make filing your taxes easier and faster than ever before

profileCarly DeBeikes | January 18, 2022
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Introducing Current Interest: making it easier to grow your money

Current launches Interest of 4.00% APY to make growing money more accessible

profileCarly DeBeikes | January 13, 2022
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Current presents 'No Wish Declined'

This holiday season, Current is proud to present ‘No Wish Declined’, as we bring the joy of holiday movies and the joy of commercials making fun of the joy of holiday movies to talk about things like why we don’t believe in overdraft fees.

profileCarly DeBeikes | December 14, 2021
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MrBeast debuts largest-scale giveaway to date on Current

MrBeast gives away $150k to over 100,000 fans on Current in a new collaboration in his most recent video ‘I Got Hunted by the Military’

profileCarly DeBeikes | December 10, 2021
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FICO Score vs. Credit Score: What's the difference?

A FICO score is a type of credit score that typically goes into more detail about a consumer’s credit history and rating. Learn about the difference between a FICO score and a credit score here.

profileErin Bruehl | November 17, 2021
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How long does a credit card refund take?

A credit card refund should take up to five business days. Learn the factors that go into the timeline of a credit card refund here.

profileErin Bruehl | November 17, 2021
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How credit card balance transfers work

Credit card balance transfers work by transferring the remaining credit debt on one card to a second, newer card, which has lower interest. Learn about how credit card balance transfers work here.

profileErin Bruehl | November 17, 2021
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Can you buy a car with a credit card? Pros and cons

Technically, it’s entirely possible to buy a car with a credit card. Feasibly, this depends on your credit card and your financial situation. Learn about the pros and cons here.

profileErin Bruehl | November 17, 2021
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Will my car be repossessed if I miss one payment?

Your car is unlikely to be repossessed after missing a payment, but you should rectify that missed payment as soon as possible. Learn how to avoid missing another payment that might trigger a repossession.

profileErin Bruehl | November 17, 2021
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Current presents '2 Days in Hell'

We all know waiting for your paycheck can be a nightmare. So in honor of Halloween, we made a faux, horror film trailer about it.

profileErin Bruehl | October 28, 2021
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Personal finance tips for beginners

When you’re brand new to managing your finances, personal finance can seem like a challenge, especially if you’re working from a position of limited means. But you can develop a healthy budget and plan for your future. Learn how.

profileErin Bruehl | October 6, 2021
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How to organize finances in an easy way

Organize your finances, and you'll have a deeper understanding of how much money flows into and out of your account every month. Learn the steps experts recommend to help you gain control.

profileErin Bruehl | October 6, 2021
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How to read a credit report

Companies use credit reports to assess your trustworthiness as a borrower. Learn how to read through your reports to ensure that you're making a good impression when you ask for a loan.

profileErin Bruehl | October 6, 2021
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Online banks vs. traditional banks vs. credit unions

Traditional banks work best for those who travel internationally and invest in the stock market. Credit unions appeal to those who want to keep their money within the community. And online banks are ideal for faster money, convenience and low fees. Learn how to make a smart choice.

profileErin Bruehl | October 6, 2021
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Pros and cons of online banks

Online banks don’t have any brick-and-mortar locations. They operate only online. Learn why these banks are safe and what benefits they offer customers.

profileErin Bruehl | October 6, 2021
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Texas unemployment benefits guide

If you qualify, Texas unemployment benefits can keep you afloat while you search for a new job. We've looked through all the requirements and forms. Learn what you need to do to get help.

profileErin Bruehl | October 6, 2021
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Pennsylvania unemployment benefits guide

The Pennsylvania unemployment system can be confusing. But if you follow these step-by-step instructions, you can get the help you need to stay afloat until you find a new job.

profileErin Bruehl | October 6, 2021
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Good financial habits to turn your finances around

Here are eight tips to help you change your financial future by adjusting a few daily habits.

profileErin Bruehl | October 6, 2021
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MrBeast gives away another $100k on Current; Fans can send him Current Pay requests to win another $20,000

In the latest MrBeast + Current collaboration, the creator gave away another $100,000 to fans on Current and asked fans to send him Current Pay requests for a chance to win an additional $20,000.

profileErin Bruehl | September 27, 2021
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Average credit score: How do you compare?

Credit scores tend to rise with age. But younger people may be more aware of their credit standing than their older counterparts. Where do you fit in? And how can you fix problems you find? Read on to find out.

profileErin Bruehl | August 2, 2021
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Ways to manage your money better

Money management tips can help you get control over what you have and what you spend each month. These tips apply to people of any income level, no matter how small.

profileErin Bruehl | August 2, 2021
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Tips for how to save money from your salary

Saving money is important, but it's hard to accomplish without a plan. Follow these steps to help you save money on your salary, no matter how small it is.

profileErin Bruehl | August 2, 2021
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How to deal with financial stress

Financial stress can erode your physical and mental health. Get control with these nine simple steps. And know you're not alone. Many of us worry about money, and many get control every day. You can do it too.

profileErin Bruehl | August 2, 2021
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50/30/20 Budgeting: How to do it

Follow the 50/30/20 rule, and you'll devote half of your income to needs, 30% to wants, and 20% to savings. Find out how to make this plan work for you and your family.

profileErin Bruehl | August 2, 2021
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What is the 30 day rule

Reduce the risk of a budget-busting impulse purchase by following the 30-day rule. Before you make an unplanned buy, wait a calendar month and save up for the expense. Learn more about how this rule works.

profileErin Bruehl | July 9, 2021
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Which is worse: Bad credit or no credit?

A credit score is important for everyone, whether you are a young adult who is starting your financial journey, a person who is working hard to make ends meet, or someone with a healthy bank balance. A good credit score, a bad credit score, or having no credit at all can determine whether you’re approved for a car loan, a mortgage, or a new credit card, or you’re rejected because you’re not financially trustworthy enough. While good credit is good, there are differences between having low cr

profileErin Bruehl | July 9, 2021
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Dangers of credit cards and how to avoid them

High interest rates, low monthly payments, and easy access to debt are just some credit card dangers. Learn exactly how a credit card habit can harm your financial health and what to do about it.

profileErin Bruehl | July 9, 2021
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How to pay off debt fast with low income

A small monthly paycheck can seem like a big obstacle when it comes to debt repayment. But anyone can create a repayment plan. Find out how to make one that works for your family.

profileErin Bruehl | July 9, 2021
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Basic money lessons everyone should know

Some people learn basic money lessons at home from their parents. But plenty of us grow up knowing very little about how to manage our financial health. Find out what you should know right now.

profileErin Bruehl | July 9, 2021
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Seven ways to manage your money better

Money management tips can help you get control over what you have and what you spend each month. These tips apply to people of any income level, no matter how small.

profileErin Bruehl | June 15, 2021
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Benefits of choosing online banking

Online banking offers customers the ultimate in banking convenience as they can conduct transactions easily from smartphones and computers. Learn about the many benefits of choosing online banking.

profileErin Bruehl | June 15, 2021
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How much money should you save each month?

You know you should save at least some money each month. But how much should you set aside? What goal should you work toward? Keep reading to learn the answers to these important financial questions.

profileErin Bruehl | June 15, 2021
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The psychology of money: Saving and spending habits

Psychology can explain why you spend money and why you can't save. Learn more about the opinions that sit beneath your actions, and learn how to change them.

profileErin Bruehl | June 15, 2021
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How to save for a car on any budget

Even if your budget is tiny, you can save up for a car. Search your expenses for available cuts, and use automated tools to make savings easier. With persistence and planning, you can eventually save enough. Find out how.

profileErin Bruehl | June 15, 2021
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The Current Wave: What do you think we are, a bank?

The topic of banks vs. fintechs has been another hot one as of late and if you’ve been in NYC lately, you’ve probably noticed the launch of our latest marketing campaign. To be clear and upfront, Current is NOT a bank. We’re better.

profileErin Bruehl | June 7, 2021
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Current, Acala announce partnership; Establish new category of hybrid finance

Current announced its partnership with Acala, a decentralized finance platform built on the Polkadot blockchain network. The partnership, the first of its kind, establishes a new category of hybrid finance (HyFi) that combines both traditional and decentralized financial applications.

profileErin Bruehl | May 18, 2021
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Paying for gas with a credit card vs debit card

Pay at the pump with a debit card, and you could face financial implications you never saw coming. Find out how credit cards are different, and learn about other options available to you.

profileErin Bruehl | May 17, 2021
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What qualifies as direct deposit

Payments from your employer, the IRS, and other government agencies may all be direct deposits, as long as they go directly into your account. Find out how direct deposits work and how to sign up.

profileErin Bruehl | May 17, 2021
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Florida unemployment benefits guide

Apply for Florida unemployment benefits in just four steps, and you could get the help you need until you find the perfect new job. Find out how applications work and how to keep your benefits.

profileErin Bruehl | May 17, 2021
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What is overdraft protection

Overdraft protection kicks in when you attempt to spend more money than you have in your checking account. Signing up can save you money, but some banks charge high fees for the service. Learn more about how it works.

profileErin Bruehl | May 17, 2021
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What is an ACH transfer

An ACH transfer involves movement of money from one account to another through a network of affiliated financial organizations. You've probably experienced at least one transfer before, even if you didn’t know it. Learn about how they work.

profileErin Bruehl | May 17, 2021
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Current triples valuation to $2.2 billion; Raises $220 million in Series D funding

Current has raised $220 million in Series D funding and tripled its valuation to $2.2 billion in just five months. New investor Andreessen Horowitz led the round for the financial platform, which has now raised over $400 million in total funding.

profileErin Bruehl | April 27, 2021
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Current and MrBeast announce exclusive long-term partnership and investment

Current and Jimmy Donaldson, aka MrBeast, one of YouTube's most-viewed creators and philanthropists announced an exclusive, long-term partnership and investment in Current.

profileErin Bruehl | April 26, 2021
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What you need to know on stimulus payments

Current has started receiving and crediting stimulus payments. We'll be crediting payments immediately for all our members as we receive them.

profileErin Bruehl | March 10, 2021
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New York State unemployment benefits guide

If you lost your job through no fault of your own, you could be eligible for unemployment benefits in New York State. Find out how to apply for the benefits you're entitled to and how you can get your money faster with Current.

profileErin Bruehl | March 10, 2021
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The Current Wave: Tax refunds, influencers and awards

We started receiving tax refunds five days faster and we’ve seen the majority of the money is being used for paying back friends and family and bill payments. We also talk about why influencers are core to us at Current and where you can find us next.

profileErin Bruehl | March 1, 2021
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The Current Wave: Growth and app refresh, TV and awards

In the latest edition, we discuss our latest growth and app refresh, our new TV commercials, winning awards and more.

profileErin Bruehl | February 2, 2021
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Get your tax refund faster this year

Receive your tax refund up to five days faster when you use direct deposit to your Current account.

profileErin Bruehl | December 31, 2020
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2020 Current Year in Review

From saving our members over $100 million in overdraft fees to growing our community to raising our Series C and giving back in a global pandemic, it's been quite a year at Current.

profileErin Bruehl | December 31, 2020
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Current first fintech to credit government stimulus payments

Current is once again the first fintech in the country to credit government stimulus payments.

profileErin Bruehl | December 30, 2020
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How to get your Coronavirus stimulus check faster

Here's what you need to know about receiving your government-issued stimulus check and/or unemployment checks, which you can receive up to five days faster with your Current account.

profileErin Bruehl | December 21, 2020
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How long does it take to get a tax refund

How long does it take to get a tax refund? We break down the process and how you can get your refund up to five days faster.

profileErin Bruehl | December 9, 2020
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California unemployment benefits guide

California unemployment benefits may tide you over when you lose your job and don't see a replacement in sight. Learn how to get your benefits faster.

profileErin Bruehl | December 9, 2020
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Current announces $131 million in Series C funding; Surpasses 2 million members

Current, a leading U.S. financial technology company, announced it has raised $131 million in Series C funding. New investor Tiger Global Management led the round for the fintech, which has now raised over $180 million in total funding.

profileErin Bruehl | November 24, 2020
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What the 2020 election means for fintech and Current

The 2020 election means change and here's what it means for Current and its now over 1.75 million members, and the industry.

profileErin Bruehl | November 10, 2020
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The Current Wave: Faster growth, money and bank charters

In the latest edition of our newsletter, we talk about reaching 1.6 million members, why we are not pursuing a bank charter at this time, winning awards and more.

profileErin Bruehl | October 20, 2020
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The Current Wave: Merchants, markets and awards

We’re excited to announce the launch of our newsletter, The Current Wave, where we’ll be sharing everything from all that’s new at Current to industry predictions and insights from Current CEO and Founder Stuart Sopp.

profileErin Bruehl | September 21, 2020
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Current adds Burger King, Forever 21 to Points locations

Current is excited to announce that we have expanded our Points program to now include over 6,000 Burger King locations and over 400 Forever 21 locations.

profileErin Bruehl | September 16, 2020
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Current members can now add cash at over 60,000 stores

Current's over 1 million members now have the ability to add cash instantly to their accounts at over 60,000 stores nationwide, including CVS Pharmacy, 7-Eleven, Dollar General and Family Dollar.

profileErin Bruehl | September 1, 2020
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Keep your account information secure

Our members' privacy and security is extremely important to us and we want to be sure all our members keep their accounts safe from scammers.

profileErin Bruehl | August 5, 2020
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Current becomes first fintech to launch points rewards; Reaches over $1 billion in deposits

Current becomes the first fintech in the U.S. to offer points rewards on debit purchases for its members, who have now deposited over $1 billion in Current.

profileErin Bruehl | August 4, 2020
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Current sees record growth as it surpasses 1 million members; Raises additional funding

Current has surpassed one million members after record months of growth and has added new funding from Foundation Capital.

profileErin Bruehl | June 17, 2020
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Current to honor Juneteenth with company holiday

On Friday, June 19, Current will be observing Juneteenth, the commemoration of the end to slavery in the United States, as an official company-wide paid holiday.

profileErin Bruehl | June 16, 2020
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How to get unemployment benefits faster

You can receive your unemployment benefits up to two days faster each week when you use direct deposit to your Current account. Find out how.

profileErin Bruehl | April 28, 2020
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How to track your stimulus payment

Enter your direct deposit information through the new IRS web portal if they do not have a banking information on file for you with your Current account and routing numbers and receive your economic stimulus payment up to two days faster.

profileErin Bruehl | April 15, 2020
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How do you know if you get a Coronavirus stimulus payment?

Find out if you're qualified to receive a Coronavirus stimulus payment, what to do if you've already filed your taxes and how you get it up to two days faster to your Current account.

profileErin Bruehl | April 6, 2020
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55,000 FREE ATMs worldwide available for Current's 800,000 members

Current members have access to over 55,000 fee-free ATMs worldwide and a dedicated map of locations directly in the Current app.

profileErin Bruehl | February 26, 2020
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Earn money with referrals

We'll give you $50 for each friend you refer that signs up for Current AND receives a direct deposit of at least $200 within 45 days.

profileErin Bruehl | February 14, 2020
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2019 Current Year in Review

From launching our personal checking accounts to our latest funding and exponential member growth, it's been an incredible 2019 at Current.

profileErin Bruehl | December 31, 2019
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Give and Get this holiday season!

Use your Current ~tag and a friend's Current ~tag on our social posts and you could both win money from us this holiday season.

profileErin Bruehl | December 13, 2019
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Introducing Current ~tags!

Current ~tags are here to make it possible to instantly send money for free to friends and family using Current Pay AND make it more personal.

profileErin Bruehl | December 10, 2019
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Current raises $20 million in Series B, expands Visa partnership and surpasses 500,000 customers

Current announced $20 million in a Series B round, an expanded partnership with Visa and its rapid growth to over 500,000 accounts.

profileErin Bruehl | October 24, 2019
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How faster direct deposit works for you

There are plenty of things in life worth waiting for but we don't believe your money should be one of them. Here's how to get your paycheck faster with direct deposits.

profileErin Bruehl | October 21, 2019
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Tip for parents: Link your account to your teen's

You're enjoying the convenience and supervision of your teen's Current account but here's a secret to get the most out of the account for your teen: Link with them.

profileErin Bruehl | October 21, 2019
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Introducing Dark Mode of the Current app for iOS 13

We're excited to announce the launch of Dark Mode for the Current app, which was available on the first day iOS 13 was released.

profileErin Bruehl | September 19, 2019
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With Budgets, be sure your expenses are covered

You work hard for your money but tracking where and how you spend it no longer has to be with Budgets.

profileErin Bruehl | July 19, 2019
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Early direct deposit is the game changer you need.

Everyone loves payday - whether you get paid weekly, bi-monthly or monthly, nothing quite beats that feeling when your money finally hits your banking account. Who doesn't love seeing their money sooner?When you get your paycheck via direct deposit, the money goes straight into your banking account so you can spend it immediately or set it aside as savings. It’s no wonder that direct deposit is the most preferred method for receiving paychecks as it offers convenience and makes it much easier t

profileJacqueline Ong | July 12, 2019
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Paying for overdrafts? You might be putting a hole in your pocket.

What’s the only thing worse than running out of money? Getting charged a fee for running out of money! In fact, that’s exactly what overdraft fees do - talk about adding insult to injury. Adding overdraft protection might make it worse too. Clearly, overdrafts are hurting consumers. Is there any way to avoid them? Read on to find out more. What exactly are overdraft fees? Overdrafts occur when you don’t have enough  money in your account to cover a transaction, but rather than tell you that,

profileJacqueline Ong | June 12, 2019