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Poll: Average Americans Aren't Aware of Crowdfunding 7

Innovation is something that many of us take for granted these days. At the same time technology is also something that certain sectors fear as companies with better models that take advantage of innovation to disrupt existing businesses. This is definitely the case when it comes to FinTech. The rising sharing economy...

A Free Vacation? Tips for Attending Timeshare Presentations 2

You've probably received the calls, seen the ads, and talked to sales people at various retailers and hotels about how you can get a free vacation just for attending a short presentation. While you might have some idea what you're in for when it comes to these timeshare sales presentations,...

Overtime Pay Expands to More Salaried Employees 1

Beginning December 1st of this year salaried employees who make less than $47,476 a year will become eligible to recieve overtime pay (time and a half) when they work more than 40 hours in a given week. Prior to the new rule announced by the White House this past week that...

Looking for Entrepreneurial Advice? Check Snapchat 2

Just when you thought you knew all about Snapchat it manages to surprise you again. Against all odds the app that seemed prohibitively geared towards young people has expanded into attracting advertisers and now even some business professionals. As Digiday reports some of Snapchat's latest power users are entrepreneurs with startup...

Using FinTech to Manage Your Credit Card Rewards 2

If you've ever considered getting a rewards credit card you know it can be a daunting task. Sure the information is all out there but it can be difficult to know exactly which card will make the most sense for you personally. Furthermore managing multiple rewards cards and using each...

How to Avoid Some All Too Common Bank Fees

Today it seems that bank fees are just a way of life. Although some institutions may still offer "free" checking a look at the fine print will reveal a number of ways that your account will end up costing you money. However there may be a few ways to beat...

Google Takes on Payday Lenders, Bans Them from AdWords 5

Payday loan, title loan, and other short-term lenders have been undergoing increased scrutiny is recent months as many have deemed their lending practices to be predatory. Additionally the industry's ability to skirt additional regulation has only served to make their list of enemies that much longer. Now you can add...

How Much Should Your Child Get for Allowance? 2

Do you give your child an allowance? Nearly 70% of parents do with the average child making about $67.80 a month — up from $65 a month in 2012. Additionally around one-quarter of all children receive over $100 a month in allowance. But how you determine how much your child...