Personal Finance News Round-Up: November 2023 Personal Finance News Round-Up: November 2023
Personal Finance News - November 2023

Personal Finance News Round-Up: November 2023

Each month, the Money@30 YouTube channel rounds up the top personal finance, credit card, and travel news. Now, we here at Fioney are pleased to present these quick and to-the-point video digests with our readers. Dive into the November 2023 round-up video and go even deeper into the stories below.

Personal Finance News - November 2023

Two Amex Hilton Honors Cards Get Revamps

American Express and Hilton have updated two of their co-branded credit card: the Hilton Honors Surpass and Hilton Honors Aspire. While both cards have gained some new perks, they’ve also removed some other benefits. On top of that, as you can imagine, the annual fees for each have been hiked.

NerdWallet Introduces a Secured Credit Card

In some out-of-left-field news, the site NerdWallet has debuted its own credit card. However, rather than launch a traditional rewards card, the NerdUp card is a secured credit product. Nevertheless, customers can earn 1% back on purchases — and increase their credit limit in the process.

Intuit is Closing Down the Mint App

Believe it or not, the popular budgeting app Mint is going away. Word of this impending closure came from the platform’s parent company Intuit, which says that some of the app’s features will move over to Credit Karma. Of course, just how much of Mint will be found on the site remains to be seen.

Robinhood Offering Limited Time 1% Transfer Bonus

If you’re looking to move your existing brokerage account, Robinhood is willing to make it worth your while. Through December 8th, those who transfer assets via ACATS can earn a 1% bonus. That said, in order to retain this bonus, you will need to keep your assets with Robinhood for at least two years.

Delta Adjusts Medallion Status Requirements, Credit Card Lounge Access Rules

Completing the three-month saga of Delta’s announced SkyMiles and Sky Club changes, the airline has officially made positive adjustments — while stopping short of a complete reversal. First, Delta has lowered the MQD requirements for all tiers of 2025 Medallion status (at least lowered from the initially revealed levels). Plus, Amex Platinum and Delta SkyMiles Reserve cardholders will gain more allotted visits than originally planned.


Kyle Burbank

Head Writer ~ Fioney
Kyle is the head writer for Fioney. He is a personal finance nerd, constantly looking for new apps and services to test and incorporate into his own financial game plan. In addition to his role at Fioney, he's written for other publications including Born2Invest, Lifehack, and Laughing Place, as well as his own site Money@30. He also creates personal finance and travel-related videos for Money@30's YouTube channel, which has garnered more than 2 million views. Currently, Kyle resides in Springfield, Missouri with his wife of 10 years. Together, they enjoy traveling (including visiting Disney Parks around the world), dining, and playing with their dog Rigby.

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2023 Small Business Credit Card Satisfaction Tops 2019 Highs

The latest small business credit card study from J.D. Power shows satisfaction continuing to rise. About the study and results: This week, J.D Power released its 2023 U.S. Small Business Credit Card Satisfaction Study, which includes responses from more than 3,400 small business credit card customers. In this case, the study looked at businesses with annual revenues between $10,000 and $10 million. First, it was discovered that overall satisfaction among...

Discover Announces 5% Bonus Categories for First Quarter of 2024

With 2024 sneaking up on us, Discover has announced its rotating 5% bonus categories for the first quarter of next year. About the Q1 2024 bonus categories: From January through March 2024, Discover It customers will be able to earn up to 5% back in two categories: restaurants and drugstores. According to the company, the Restaurants category includes full-service establishments, cafes, cafeterias, fast-food locations, and dining delivery services. For the...

Public App Adds Corporate and Treasury Bonds Feature

The FinTech trading app Public has announced new investment options for its members. About the features: Public is now rolling out the ability for customers to invest fractionally in corporate and Treasury bonds. This capability will be introduced on both the mobile and desktop interfaces for the service. According to Public, the addition comes as demand for fixed-income products increases. In addition to these bond types, the app will also...
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FedEx Announces Winners of 11th Annual 2023 Small Business Grant Contest

Nearly three months after the entry period ended, FedEx has announced the winners of its 11th annual Small Business Grant Content. This year's event saw more than $300,000 in funds going to a variety of small businesses across the nation. Last month, the company revealed 100 finalists, with that list now being narrowed down to just 10 winners. This year's grand prize winners included KindVR, The Cupcake Collection, Up In...
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Student Loan Benefit FinTech Summer Raises $6 Million

For years, student debt has been one of the most talked about financial topics. What's more, while the debt itself has become a major part of many Americans' lives, discussion of student loans has become political due to efforts to forgive certain loan repayments. However, while we wait for resolution on that front, a FinTech that brings student debt benefit solutions to employers and consumers has raised a new round...
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Imprint Launches Credit Cards from H-E-B and Central Market 

The FinTech Imprint is partnering with the popular Texas-based grocery chain H-E-B for a pair of new rewards credit cards. This week saw the launch of the H-E-B Visa Signature Credit Card as well as the Central Market Visa Signature Credit Card. With these two (nearly identical) options, customers will be able to earn rewards on groceries and beyond. First, both versions of the card earn up to 5% back on select...
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Health and Wellness Rewards Card Ness Partners with Whole30

In recent years, several unique rewards cards have come to market. These include offerings from FinTech startups as well as brands looking to do something special for their loyal fans. On that note, a recently-announced rewards credit card offering is now working with a popular brand to introduce new benefits for customers. This week, the Ness Card (which is issued by The Bank of Missouri) unveiled a new partnership with...
Choice Privileges Select Card

Choice Hotels, Wells Fargo Debut Choice Privileges Select Card

With spring well underway and the summer travel season now just around the corner, Choice Hotels and Wells Fargo have unveiled their latest co-branded credit card offering. Today, the two companies announced the Choice Privileges Select Mastercard. Carrying an annual fee of $95, this card will serve as the premium option in the hotel brand's new lineup. Looking at the Choice Privileges Select, it offers a mix of rewards categories....