Ben McLaughlin

President at SaveBetter
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I am a seasoned financial services marketing and business development executive with 20 years of experience at companies ranging from a fintech start up to a Fortune 500. My industry expertise spans both the wealth management and consumer banking space. Currently, I oversee the direct to consumer business (SaveBetter.com) and U.S. marketing for Raisin, a global financial technology company.I am a seasoned financial services marketing and business development executive with 20 years of experience at companies ranging from a fintech start up to a Fortune 500. My industry expertise spans both the wealth management and consumer banking space. Currently, I oversee the direct to consumer business (SaveBetter.com) and U.S. marketing for Raisin, a global financial technology company.

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  • [On beating inflation] Avoid purchasing items experiencing the highest price increases, if at all possible. For instance, if they can, people should try to wait out inflation before buying their next car, new or used, or moving into a new home. In addition, many commuters can save on gas by bicycling, carpooling, using vehicle-sharing services or even adapting their current car to run on an eco-fuel.

    14 February 2022
  • [T]ake advantage of tax deferred retirement plans from your employer or IRAs, and contribute the maximum you can afford. If you have extra cash, invest a percentage each paycheck and save a percentage each paycheck. That way when you reach retirement you will have a healthy portfolio that meets your personal risk/return objectives with a dedicated percentage to cash or cash equivalents for the unknowns.

    28 January 2022
  • Many respondents indicated that the safety and security of their money had become a really important factor when choosing which bank to open an account with. They’ve also increasingly turned to online only savings accounts since the beginning of the pandemic because of good customer service and ease of use.

    14 December 2021
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