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Crypto Trading Platform FalconX Raises $17 Million

Even amid continued lockdowns and economic struggles, the cryptocurrency market has been having a pretty big month. Not only has the price of Bitcoin risen to more than $9,300 but the latest "halvening" also recently occurred as the most famous crypto asset, Bitcoin, continues on towards its 21 million coin...

Long Game Review (2020): How the App Makes Saving Money Fun 8

Long Game is a personal finance app that rewards users for setting aside money in a savings account by allowing them to unlock games of chance that could potentially add to their stash. It's a novel concept to be sure — but does it actually work?

How Will Coronavirus Impact Students' Finances?

While nearly all Americans have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic is some way, U.S. college students have been uniquely impacted. Not only have school closures meant the cancelation of graduation ceremonies but many of those who had been living on-campus were forced to vacate their homes as the virus...

Uber Reportedly Looking to Acquire Grubhub

During the current crisis, many businesses and verticals have seen their operations and sales directly impacted. The food delivery business has been no different, initially seeing a dip as shoppers stocked up on groceries but rebounding some as consumers looked to support their local eateries. All the while, companies like...

Money at 30: How Quarantine Has Impacted Our Spending (So Far) 3

It's now been about six weeks since I've left my home for anything other than 1) near-nightly walks, 2) a couple of drive-thru pick-ups, and 3) one trip to the store. Thankfully, my wife and I are both among those who have been able to do our jobs from home...

Instagram Adds New Feature to Support Small Businesses

With social media becoming an even larger source of communication amid the current pandemic, one top app is continuing to introduce new ways for small businesses to reach their customers — and vice versa. As Adweek reports, Instagram recently announced a new feature that will allow customers to highlight their...

Debt Consolidation: Is it a Good Deal? 23

Is your credit card debt continuing to haunt you? Ready to pay it off once and for all? Consolidating your debt could be the first big step toward achieving that goal. According to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, U.S. consumer credit card debt totaled $930 billion at the...

Robinhood Announces $280 Million Funding Round

It looks as though Robinhood is right on target once again. Last week, the stock trading app announced that it had closed a $280 million funding round. The Series F was led by Sequoia Capital, who had previously invested in the company. Other participants marked a mix of returning and...