Robert McGarvey is a veteran technology reporter. He covers mobile payments and banking for "Credit Union Times," files regularly at Mainstreet.com, and has written for publications ranging from "The New York Times" and "Wired" to "Harvard Business Review."
Fitness Wearables Device Alert: Your Readings May Not Be Accurate
Counts vary wildly from device to device and that confuses users
Pivotal Living Life Tracker: A Fitness Wearable for the Really Frugal
A $15 device - but there may also be reasons not to buy.
6 Key Questions to Ask at Hotel Check In to Snare the Room You Want
Road warriors share the questions they always ask
The 10 Best Cities for Millennial Renters - And the Five Worst
Washington DC may be calling you - and the Bronx may be pushing you out, per this survey.
10 Hotel Hacks that Will Save you Money, Get You Upgrades on the Road
Road warriors know there secrets for smoother travel. Here they spill their hotel secrets.
Are We a Nation of Financial Slackers? A Survey Says We Don't Take Even the Easy Steps
A survey found that many of us resist doing the obvious to better our financial well-being
The Top 10 Ways to Protect Your Personal Data in an Era of Epidemic Hacking
From Sony to Chase, the hacks multiply. Here's how to stay safe.
The Planet's Ten Most Ethical - and Delightful - Travel Destinations
Ethical Traveler names the good guys where you can travel without shame.
Did the Waiter Spit In Your Soup? University Researchers Know What Really Happens in Eateries
Texas researchers asked waitstaff for their revenge stories - and they spilled the stomach-turning truth
United's MileagePlus, American's AAdvantage Loyalty Programs Have Been Hacked
Know the steps you need to take now to protect yourself.
7 Smart Steps to Stay Relevant -- and Safer - with Your Money in 2015
Join the digital banking revolution. You have nothing to lose but paper checks and stamps.
The Top Five Reasons to Never Eat at a Hotel or Resort Restaurant
Eat like the locals. Save money, eat better, experience the place.
Will a Fitness Wearable Help You Achieve Your New Year's Resolutions?
Most of us set fitness related resolutions and wearables may bring greater success rates.
7 Steps for Landing Your Dream Job This Year: Work Smarter
Dream jobs are out there, and you can snare yours if you know the how-to.
How to Fight Back - and Win - Against a Bully Boss Who Wants to Hurt You
Bullied employees are ever more numerous. Here's how to fight back.
The Right Path to a New, Thinner You in 2015: The Paleo vs. Mediterranean Diet
It's a sharp face off: plant-based Med vs. protein-based Paleo. Both have fans. Which is better?
U.S. State Department Issues Chilling Holiday Travel Alert: How to Stay Safe in an Age of Terror
Americans abroad warned to be on guard against terror threats
The Top Five Reasons to Not Use Your Debit Card Over the Holidays
Savvy shoppers know that credit cards pack more security and perks than debit cards.
7 Totally Unexpected - and Affordable - Places You Will Want to See in 2015
New locations around the globe tempt today's travelers, from Colombia to Taiwan.
Put the Borough of Queens, New York on Your Must Visit Bucket List for 2015
Queens tabbed as top U.S. destination by travel guide Lonely Planet