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Money at 30: 3 Hotel Amenities that Could Save You Big Money 3

Traveling can be a lot of fun but, at the same time, there are plenty of seemingly small expenses that can really add up. It seems that, even if I set a budget ahead of time, I still end up being surprised at how much I can spend on basics...

Ripple CEO Says Multiple Banks Will Use the Cryptocurrency Next Year

While Ripple also has the ability to aid international transactions without the use of cryptocurrencies, it seems that the company is still pushing tokens as an even better solution. As a result those interested in the crypto space will certainly want to keep an eye on Ripple, xRapid, and XRP.

Could Europe's Visa Outage Setback the Cashless Movement?

While there may be a few takeaways from Visa's recent outage in Europe — and surely some of those affected will be carrying a few extra Euros or Pounds in their wallet from now on — it's likely hyperbolic to declare that this single incident could derail any momentum a...

Record Number of Small Businesses Raised Wages in May

The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) found that 35% of respondents increased labor compensation. That marks the single highest percentage the survey has seen since it started in 1986.

Trump Imposes Tariffs on Previously Excluded Allies

Even though it seems like tariffs have been the talk of Wall Street for months now, these announcements and the recent news that the U.S. is exploring a possible tax on imported autos have brought trade war fears to a new high. As a result both investors and everyday consumers...

The Threat of the "51% Attack" on Cryptocurrencies

What was once just a theory surrounding cryptocurrencies has proven reality as a so-called "51% attack" hit Bitcoin Gold (BTG) earlier this month. This type of attack is so named because it is the result of rogue miners gaining more than half of the mining power for a given coin....

Money at 30: Don't Let Money Studies and Suggestions Dishearten You 2

There's no doubt that the Millennial generation hasn't always received a fair shake when it comes to finances. That said there's no excuse for our generation to turn cynical and pessimistic now.

Small Business Lender Kabbage Sees Big Lift in Mobile Applications

Given the growing popularity of mobile for everything from sending e-mail to booking travel, it really shouldn't be shocking that more small business owners are turning to their smartphones when it comes to applying for loans.