Money at 30: Is There Really Value in Working for Free?

Working for free surely doesn't sound like a good deal, but it could actually lead to much more. From learning valuable skills and making great connections to investing in yourself, there can be some major benefits to working for free that may present themselves after the fact.

Markets May Not Know How to Handle Trump Scandals but Bitcoin Booms

In these uncertain times many are taking an interest in alternative forms of currency. This is especially true with so-called cryptocurrencies that aren't tied to any government the way traditional currencies are but also rings true for more proven commodities like gold. Once again, in these interesting times, it seems many are looking for something they feel they can rely on to be at least a little bit more predictable.

The Pros and Cons of the Remote Work Revolution

Even with a host of new technologies available to businesses and employees, remote working is still a controversial and complicated topic. However it's important to remember that what works for one company may not work for another (and vice versa).
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FinTech

Stay up to date on the latest trends in FinTech – where technology meets finance to create new market opportunities.


What Square's New Debit Card Could Mean for FinTech

A few weeks after Square CEO Jack Dorsey teased some sort of custom Visa card on Twitter, select Square Cash customers have begun receiving invitations to order their own Square Cash debit card. According to reports the cards are linked to users' Square Cash balance and are accepted where Visa cards are.... Read More

Financial Firms Reportedly Looking to Buy FinTech Startups

It's clear that FinTech is still shaking up the financial industry. In fact, while the past few years have brought lots of talk and a handful of actions in the way of partnerships, it seems the near future will be the real boom for FinTech acquisitions. In turn, expect more innovation as young entrepreneurs set their sights on FinTech as the sector continues to grow and, of course, disrupt.... Read More

FinTechs, Experts, and Regulators Meet at FinTech Fraud Summit

As FinTech firms continue their efforts to earn the trust of regulators, lawmakers, and consumers, a recent gathering in San Fransisco aimed to educate people on all sides to the types of frauds that affect the industry. ... Read More

Mobile World Congress Highlights Emerging FinTech Trends

Recently 2017 Mobile World Congress conference in Barcelona, Spain highlighted a number of FinTech trends affecting the banking industry and beyond. From online banks and peer to peer lenders to robo-advisors, new innovations are now changing the finance world little by little. So how are mainstay institutions reacting? As it turns out, it depends.... Read More

Smartphones May Be the New ATM Cards, But Security Questions Remain

Ever since the introduction of Apple Pay in 2014 mobile payments have been the talk of the town. At the same time mobile banking apps have helped customers take care of... Read More

Digit Automated Savings Bot Comes to Facebook Messenger

Nearly everyone knows that they should be saving money but often times that goal is easier said than done. As I've written about on this site before, arranging to have... Read More

How Mobile Banking Apps Save Big Institutions Money

One of the big benefits that FinTech companies tout is that they are able to keep their costs down by operating exclusively online and not maintaining any brick and mortar... Read More

Predictions for FinTech in 2017

It's now that time of year when we not only reflect on the year that was but also attempt the predict the future based on current trends. This practice is... Read More