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LendingTree Survey Finds Credit Limit Cuts Still Common in 2021

Last year, as many Americans saw their finances affected by the pandemic, anecdotes emerged suggesting that some banks were cutting credit limits and even closing accounts of certain customers. This was later borne out in data, with Bloomberg reporting that issuers cut customer credit limits by a total of $99...

Bitcoin Rewards App Fold Raises $13 Million in Funding

It looks as though the app Fold is the latest FinTech to cash in on the current crypto craze. Today, the company announced that it had raised an impressive $13 million. The Series A was led by Craft Ventures while M13, Slow Ventures, Bessemer Venture Partners also participated. With the...

Does the Apple Card Belong In Your Wallet? (2021 Review) 3

Last year Apple announced what many had suspected: it was releasing its own credit card. While Goldman Sachs would be the ones actually issuing the product, the card would combine the user-friendly tech and stylish aesthetic that the company’s cult has grown accustomed to. Then the Apple Card arrived —...

Visa Expands FinTech Partner Connect Program to U.S. and Beyond

As FinTech becomes increasingly mainstream, Visa is now looking to facilitate even broader financial technology integrations. Following an initial launch in Europe, the company has announced it will now be expanding the FinTech Partner Connect program to the United States as well as markets in Asia, Africa, Latin America, the...

Money at 30: How Quarantine Ended Up Impacting Our Spending (in Hindsight)

I don't want to jinx it, but I'm really starting to think we could be turning a corner on this whole pandemic thing. Personally, I've been fully vaccinated for a few weeks now while my wife has had her shots since January. Because of this, while life isn't "back to...

BlockFi Drops Annual Fee From Crypto Credit Card Plans

Even as the cryptocurrency market experiences some major volatility, the race to bring a crypto credit card to market continues. In fact, it now looks as though a battle in the space is heating up as BlockFi has announced some revisions to their card plans. The most notable change is...

A Look at Turo and How You Can Make Money With Your Car 6

As someone who works at home and has a spouse who does the same, there are plenty of times when our car sits lonely outside of our apartment. Sure we’ve been known to take the occasional road trip and, of course, have errands to run, but there have been times...

QuickBooks Data Highlights COVID's Financial Impact on Small Businesses

At long last, it seems as though the United States is slowly putting the pandemic behind it as vaccination rates increase and mandates are rolled back. As that happens, however, many small businesses are continuing to pick up the pieces from what's been a rough year for many. On that...