Debbie Baratz

Debbie Baratz has written about topics including personal finance, financial markets, and banking. And as a media relations professional, she spent 10+ years working at not-for-profit, private, and publicly-traded financial institutions. When Debbie isn’t working, she can be found working out, reading, or traveling.

Articles by Debbie Baratz:

26
Nov
American Family Renters Insurance Review

American Family renters insurance coverage starts as low as $11.50 per month. The basic coverage includes property, liability, and loss of use protection. Renters may opt for additional coverage for identity theft, travel, pet insurance, and home-based businesses.

Posted in: Insurance,
Tags: product review, ptype_review,
04
Nov
AARP Pet Insurance Discount

Pet-owning AARP members can alleviate concerns about their pets’ medical issues thanks to an AARP discounted pet insurance option, Petplan.

Posted in: Pet Insurance, Reviews (2),
24
Oct
Should You Redeem Capital One Credit Card Points for Cash?

If you have a Capital One rewards credit card, is getting cash back your best option? If you have a cash-back credit card, you have a few options besides getting cash back, but cash might be your best choice. If you have a travel rewards credit card, you can use your points for cash, but the points tend to be less valuable that way.

Posted in: Credit Cards,
20
Jun
Progressive Renters Insurance Review

Progressive offers consumers basic renters insurance with the option to add additional coverage. Costs are in line with other insurance companies, and its online quote is easy to obtain. There are many discounts available, as well.

Posted in: Insurance,
Tags: insurance-widget, ptype_review,
19
Jun
Erie Renters Insurance Review

Erie renters insurance can be a good solution for those looking affordable policies and competitive coverage. Read on to learn more about the costs and coverage of Erie's Renters Insurance.

Posted in: Insurance,
Tags: insurance-widget, product review, ptype_review,
07
Jun
How to Do a Balance Transfer With a Citizens Bank Credit Card

Citizens Bank offers two credit cards that have no annual fees and 0% introductory APRs on balance transfers. Transferring a balance to a Citizens Bank credit card can take up to four weeks, so plan accordingly.

Posted in: Credit Cards,
25
May
Clink App Review

Clink is a micro-investing app that allows consumers to save and invest through bank transfers or through automatic deposits when money is spent.

Posted in: Investing,
Tags: ptype_review,
25
May
Qapital Review: Can This App Save You Money?

Qapital has garnered a slew of positive reviews and may be considered a great option for passive savings for short-term goals.

Posted in: Personal Finance,
Tags: ptype_review,
25
May
Digit App Review: Automate Your Savings

Digit is a micro-savings app that helps consumers save money, build good habits, and track goals.

Posted in: Personal Finance,
Tags: ptype_review,
07
Nov
How to Do a Balance Transfer With a Citi Credit Card

For people seeking balance transfer options with a Citi credit card, they’ll find three options to meet their needs. Citi’s balance transfer process is straightforward, and its balance transfer cards offer 0% APR for a limited time. If you need to transfer a Citi balance to a different credit card, here’s also what to watch for.

Posted in: Credit Cards,