Blue Apron Announces Co-Branded Credit Card with Aspiration

A popular meal kit service and a FinTech banking platform are coming together for a new credit card offering. Blue Apron has announced that it will be launching a co-branded credit card with Aspiration next year. The Blue Apron Aspiration Zero Card will allow customers to earn rewards on purchases from the meal kit service's site or app. Additionally, for every qualifying purchase made on the card, Aspiration will plant...

QuickBooks Rebrands Banking Account as QuickBooks Checking

QuickBooks is giving its small business banking account a new name. What was previously named QuickBooks Cash will now be known as QuickBooks Checking. With QuickBooks Checking, business owners can take advantage of several digital banking services. These include the ability to earn 1% APY, use a physical or virtual debit card, utilize bill pay, and more. The account also features Instant Deposit — which enables deposits to post within...

Money at 30: 4 Ways I'm Preparing for the End of My Financial Year

2021 is really racing towards the exit, isn't it? While it was another not-so-great year overall, it still went by super quickly in my mind. So, as we cautiously hope for better in 2022, I'm using these last few days of the year to reflect on my finances and make a couple of fixes. How so? Here are a few things I'm doing to put a cap on my financial...

Chase Introduces Ink Business Premier Card

As many small business owners have discovered, business credit cards can be a useful tool for managing cash flow while also earning rewards. In turn, the business credit card market has continued to grow in recent years. The latest entry comes from Chase, which has just announced the new Ink Business Premier card. The Ink Business Premier will be Chase's first "pay-in-full" card — also known as a charge card....

AI Tax Platform FlyFin Raises $8 Million

With the number of self-employed individuals, freelancers, and side hustlers continuing to grow, many Americans are discovering the complexities that can come with business income taxes. In turn, major FinTechs like Intuit have expanded their products to meet the needs of these taxpayers, while other startups have launched what they say are superior options. Among the latter group is FlyFin, which has just completed a new round of funding. Recently,...

BitPay Adds Shiba Inu, Enables Acceptance Among Merchants

At this point, a good number of everyday Americans have likely at least heard of Bitcoin and perhaps even Ethereum. Meanwhile, however, there are a number of other notable cryptocurrencies — including some with very vocal enthusiasts. A prime example is the token Shiba Inu (SHIB). Now, the coin is getting a boost as BitPay has announced it will now support the token and allow retailers that use BitPay to...

Kabbage from American Express Introduces Kabbage Funding

When it comes to small business success, one of the most important factors is cash flow. Given this reality, American Express has announced the launch of Kabbage Funding, giving business owners another option for obtaining working capital. Eligible small businesses can now open flexible lines of credit, ranging from $1,000 to $150,000. According to the company, the application process can be completed in minutes, giving business owners quick access to...

7 Ways to Earn Free Crypto: Options and Tools to Try

It wasn't that long ago when buying or trading cryptocurrency required a level of tech literacy that most people simply don't possess. Yet, in a relatively short amount of time, the landscape has evolved dramatically. Now, there are plenty of easy-to-use options that can help people get into the world of crypto. But what if you don't even want to invest your own money just yet? As it turns out,...