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PayPal Introduces "Checkout with Crypto" Option

Over the past few months, cryptocurrencies have seen tremendous growth not only in terms of price but also in mainstream acceptance. The latest example of this comes from PayPal, which just announced the rollout of their Checkout with Crypto feature. With Checkout with Crypto, buyers will have the option to...

Leading U.S. Credit Card Issuers Cut Limits by $99 Billion in 2020

As the COVID-19 pandemic began to tighten its grip on the United States, leading to closures and lockdowns across the country, many feared for the economic worst. Indeed, the following weeks brought massive job losses and stock market volatility. Now, figures show that as this economic uncertainty was spreading, creditors...

AAA Review: Is AAA Worth It in 2021? 5

When I turned 16 years old and got my driver’s license, one of the gifts my father gave me was a AAA (American Automobile Association) membership. Cut to 2013, following a short lapse in membership, my wife and I decided that our road-tripping ways would make having AAA a smart...

TD Bank Introduces Double Up 2% Cash Back Credit Card

One common complaint among those who are skeptical of credit cards rewards is that the earning structure some of these options offer is too complicated. Between category specific multipliers and rotating bonus categories, it's understandable that some would prefer a more straightforward solution. Enter the new TD Double Up Card...

Bitcoin Rewards Platform Lolli Raises $5 Million From VCs, Celebrities

With Bitcoin continuing to show strength (despite a few ebbs this week), another startup in the crypto space has announced a new round of investment. This week, the Bitcoin rewards platform Lolli announced that it had secured $5 million in funding. The "pre-Series A" round included participation from firms Seven...

Robinhood Files Paperwork for Planned Initial Public Offering

One of the largest, most popular, and often controversial FinTechs is apparently getting ready to go public. This week, Robinhood announced that it had confidentially submitted a draft registration statement on Form S-1 with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). While this filing confirms the company's eventual plans for an...

Money at 30: 3 Debit Cards I Actually Use (and Why) 3

If you asked me 10 years ago whether debit cards or credit cards were better, I would have definitely said the former. After a bad brush with credit in my early 20s, I was a debit-only guy until I got married. Then, once realizing that my credit had since rebounded...

Revolut Applies for U.S. Bank Charter

Another FinTech app has announced that it's looking to become a bank. As TechCrunch reports, London-based Revolut has filed a draft application with the California Department of Financial Protection and Innovation as well as the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC). If granted, the charter would allow Revolut to offer a...