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Bitcoin, Cryptocurrencies Bouncing Back?

2018 has not been kind to crypto, with Bitcoin in particular falling from that $20k highpoint back down to the $7,000 range. However, as the Independent notes, the past 24 hours have given enthusiasts a glimmer of hope as signs of a potential bounce-back have started to show themselves.

Morgan Stanley Warns Bull Market is Coming to a Close

Analysts at Morgan Stanley are taking a glum look at the current market, releasing a report prognosticating that the end of a long bull market is near. The report even goes as far as to call the current market "happy hour in America."

Buying an Existing Business: Is it Right for You? 1

Let’s take a look at what you need to know about buying an existing business, including how to find business for sale, the pros and cons of this approach, how franchise opportunities differ from acquisitions, and what to consider once you do take the reigns.

Big Banks See Success in P2P Payments with Zelle

Overall the increasing success of Zelle once again highlights the ability for traditional banks and FinTechs to coexist in harmony. In this particular case having big banks jump on board the P2P bandwagon seems like it could lead to a larger embrace of financial technologies across the board.

Money at 30: My Experience Using Credit Karma Tax 1

Overall, I'm still amazed that Credit Karma Tax is free and I'm really glad I decided to try it out. With this being only the second year the service has been offered, hopefully it will continue to improve with time and give the other guys a real run for their...

Majority of Small Businesses Spend More Than $1,000 to Prepare Taxes

The NSBA study does highlight some of the headaches entrepreneurs face with the current tax code. As Tax Day 2018 arrives today, perhaps we can hope that further changes are in store and that small business owners can one day stop spending so much time and money prepping their tax...

Updated Credit Reporting Policy Could Raise Some Credit Scores

Starting today, the three major credit reporting bureaus (Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion) are instituting a change that could lead to credit score improvements for some Americans. Just in time for tax day, this update will exclude all tax liens from credit reports. As USA Today reports, those affected by this...

PayPal Introduces Banking Features Including Debit Card, Check Deposit

PayPal has been adding a number of features, including FDIC insurance on funds, debit cards that can be used for ATM withdrawals, direct deposits for payroll checks, and the ability to deposit paper checks by uploading photos of them.