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FinTech's Personal Loan Market Share Has Doubled Since 2015

Ever since the Great Recession, peer to peer lenders and other FinTech alternatives have emerged to offer consumers personal loans. While such startups have gained notoriety in certain circles, it's fair to say that few have become household names. Nevertheless it seems that these types of lenders are growing significantly....

Money at 30: Tools for Saving Money (and Time) When Traveling Overseas 4

When you think of the terms "international travel" and "money" together, what comes to mind? I assume that most people would say "expensive" as seeing the world can come at a high cost. At the same time there are some ways you can save money on your trip and several...

Amazon Announces Small Business Awards, Opens Nominations

When it comes to brick and mortar retail and small business, Amazon is often seen as an enemy. Despite this, many entrepreneurs have actually been able to grow their businesses via Amazon, gaining a massive outlet for selling their goods. To celebrate this partnership, the site has announced the introduction...

Blast to Debut "Game-Based Savings" App for iOS at TwitchCon

These days there seems to be some big money in gaming. From Twitch streamers who can monetize with ads and sponsorships to tournaments where victors can take home massive purses, there are plenty of gamers who dream of hitting it rich. Unfortunately the majority will never reach such heights. However,...

Amazon Bringing Cash Payment Option to the U.S.

Since launching in the mid-90s, Amazon has grown from a novel online bookselling startup into one of the largest retailers in the world. However, while online shopping has become the preference for many who value convenience, one problem is that most e-commerce sites require customers to use a credit or...

Money at 30: Emma App Review 3

If you were to snatch my smartphone and scroll through my many pages of applications, you'd probably notice a bit of a trend. Among the various games and standards like YouTube, Instagram, and Timehop, you'd find several personal finance apps ranging from cash back vehicles to budgeting tools. That's why...

Barclays, Anthemis to Create Female Innovators Lab for FinTechs

Among the many things that Silicon Valley is often criticized for is that many successful startups are seen as "boy's clubs." In many cases this same label extends to FinTech firms as well. Now Barclays and Anthemis are teaming up in an attempt to change that. This week the two...

Walmart Launching Co-Branded Credit Card with Capital One

Bentonville-based retailer Walmart is refreshing their credit card offerings, upping the rewards to put an emphasis on online shopping and mobile payments. This week the company announced a partnership with Capital One to create the Capital One Walmart Rewards Mastercard while also releasing a store card dubbed the Walmart Rewards...