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Home Mortgage Applications Reached a Nine-Year High Last Week

Despite some parts of the country seeing snow this past week, make no mistake that it is officially spring. That means that, in addition to blooming trees and allergies, it's time for home sales to pick back up after the slower winter season. On that note it seems that the...

Cutting the Cord? A Guide To Streaming Services and Saving Money 4

OOver the past few years, the term “cutting the cord” has become a well-worn figure of speech referring to those who cancel their cable or satellite subscriptions and opt to replace them with one or more of the various streaming services. Furthering this “cord cutting trend,” many of the streaming...

More Small Business Owners Turning to Online Lenders

When businesses are in need of a loan, where do they turn? Previously many may have said their local bank or another major institution. Although that's still often the case, the number of entrepreneurs looking to online lenders for funding continues to grow. A new study by Federal Reserve Banks...

Coinbase Launches Crypto Visa Debit Card (In the UK)

Back before cryptocurrencies became the gold rush of 2017, the intent was always to spend and use such assets like you would fiat currency. The problem was that only a handful of sites and physical stores accepted Bitcoin, with even fewer allowing for payments in other digital currencies. One proposed...

Money at 30: "Broke Millennial Takes on Investing" Book Review

There's a common belief that, having come of age during the Great Recession, most Millennials have been turned off to investing. Well, until relatively recently, you could count me among those of my generation that were either too afraid, too uninformed,  or just too broke to invest. Perhaps that's why...

President Trump Says Stocks Should Be 10,000 Points Higher, Blames Fed

Even though consensus suggests that Federal Reserve is unlikely to raise interest rates this year, that doesn't mean that President Trump's battle with the agency is cooling any. In fact the war of words has escalated into political action as the President looks to install supporters of his own on...

Bank of America Makes Changes to Small Business Rewards Card

For many entrepreneurs, using small business rewards credit cards can not only help them separate business expenses from personal but can also allow them to earn cash back. Because of this there are now several card companies courting business owners in different ways. This week Bank of America announced a...