Crypto Portfolio Tool Stacked Raises $35 Million

During the pandemic, retail investment platforms have seen huge spikes in interest. This has been evident in the "meme stock" revolution as well as the growing popularity of free trading apps. Meanwhile, interest and investment in cryptocurrencies have exploded as well, with many consumers even moving beyond bigger assets such as Bitcoin and exploring opportunities found in smaller coins. Now, a platform that helps crypto investors maximize their portfolios has...

Robinhood Introduces Crypto Gift Feature Ahead of the Holidays

Ever since the holiday season began to come into view, supply chain issues have been a major story. With physical goods seeing delays, several retailers and companies have instead put an emphasis on digital gift ideas. Following in that vein, the trading app Robinhood has just rolled out a new feature that will allow users to send cryptocurrency gifts to their friends and family quickly and easily. According to a...

Money at 30: My Personal Credit Card Strategy for 2022

Amazingly, 2021 is already coming to an end. In turn, like many people, I've been spending the past few days reflecting on the year that was and looking ahead to what 2022 might bring. Being a financial writer, part of this process includes looking at my wallet and assessing what changes I've made/will make to my credit card usage in order to maximize rewards. This is actually the third year...

Equifax Plans to Add BNPL Data to Credit Reports Next Year

Over the past several months, "buy now, pay later" services have seen a surge of interest from consumers and financial entities alike. These services often allow shoppers to buy the items upfront while paying off the purchase in four installments, with on-time payments resulting in no interest fees paid. Now, with the use of these platforms on the rise, credit bureaus are looking for ways to incorporate these loan plans...

Chase Survey Shows Digital Banking Continuing to Grow

For years, digital banking has been on the rise. Of course, the pandemic of the past year and a half has only served to accelerate this trend. Now, a new survey from Chase shows how consumers are not only using banking sites and apps along with digital payment services but may also be starting to use these outlets for other financial transactions as well. Headlining the survey results was the...

Your Year-End Financial Checklist — And Tools That Can Help You Complete It

Thankfully, 2021 is finally coming to an end. It’s certainly been another challenging year for many, but now it’s time to look forward. As we do so, you may be wondering about some ways that you can start off 2022 on the right financial foot. If so, there are a few tasks you should strive to complete before the ball drops on 2021. With that in mind here’s a short...

H&R Block Files Trademark Infringement Suit Against Block, Inc.

Earlier this month, the former Square, Inc. announced that it would be changing its name to Block, Inc. In their press release, the company stated that the move was intended to give the Square small business seller platform back its name as the rest of the organization continues to diversify its efforts. Additionally, they noted that the name "has many associated meanings for the company — building blocks, neighborhood blocks...

10 Banks That Partner with FinTechs

Over the past several years, one of the biggest trends in FinTech has been startups introducing their own spins on savings and checking accounts. Not only do many of these offerings boast fewer fees than their traditional counterparts and oftentimes better features but many also have their own niches — whether that be focusing on the needs of younger consumers, speaking to environmental concerns, or even embracing cryptocurrencies. Of course,...