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Robinhood Announces Launch in the United Kingdom

With the brokerage landscape here at home rapidly evolving, it makes a lot of sense that Robinhood would want to start looking overseas for future growth.

Money at 30: "Financial Freedom" Book Review

When my wife and I decided to move from Los Angeles to Springfield, Missouri, we did so in a bid to have more financial freedom. Sure enough, the savings associated with that relocation have helped get us on track for building an emergency fund and getting started with investing. Yet,...

Countdown to Small Business Saturday: Small Business Website Tools

Does your small business have a website? Sure, having a Facebook page and other social media profiles may seem like enough to some entrepreneurs, but there are more benefits to having a site of your own — from search traffic and SEO to e-commerce — that you may not have...

Benzinga Announces Listmakers Ahead of Global FinTech Awards

This week Benzinga will host their fifth annual Benzinga Global FinTech Awards in New York City. Ahead of that event, the financial media platform has announced a list of 150 "carefully vetted and renowned" companies and executives in various categories.  From the list, 10 overall winners will be unveiled at...

Survey Shows Strong Support for U.S. Small Businesses

By this point (and especially with a federal election just a year away) everyone is familiar with the phrase "small businesses are the backbone of the economy." However, as the holiday shopping seasons grows nearer, it seems that most of the focus is often on national and multinational corporations. Nevertheless...

6 Ways to Make Small Business Saturday a Success 6

It’s almost here once again — this year’s Small Business Saturday will be held on November 30th. With the now nine-year-old holiday (with this edition being the 10th) continually gaining popularity and importance, it’s imperative that entrepreneurs across the nation take advantage of this retail holiday. Even if you’re just...

Redfin Finds New Home Sales Up, Prices Down in Q3 2019

As the Fed continues to cut interest rates little by little, there's been a renewed interest in what's happening with the housing market of late. Luckily the real estate site Redfin has just released their home sales report for the third quarter of 2019. First up, Redfin's data show new...

Google Reportedly Looking to Launch Checking Account

The way Americans bank has certainly changed over the past decade. Not only has the number of bank branches contracted considerably but the companies behind some popular financial accounts weren't even around in 2009. With the rise of banking options, it now seems that one of the largest tech companies...