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Longest Bull Market in History Ends Amid Pandemic

Just days after celebrating its 11th anniversary, the bull market in the U.S. — the longest in history — has come to a dramatic end. Despite some rallying efforts that followed major sell-offs last week, the continued spread of COVID-19 coupled with an oil price war has sunk the markets...

Mobile Banking App Empower Raises $20 Million

Following a near-record 2019, FinTech has been off to a strong start in 2020. The latest example of this is Empower. The San Fransico-based firm recently announced that it had raised $20 million. The Series A included participation from Defy Ventures, Icon Ventures, and Nubank founder David Velez. Additionally previous investors...

Money at 30: The Good and Bad of Credit Karma in 2020 3

So Credit Karma might not be able to tell you exactly what your credit score is but the truth is you have so many scores that it hardly matters. What makes this free service great isn’t necessarily the credit scores it offers you but the tools it gives you to...

Majority of Small Business Owners Expecting Tax Refunds

While it's good news that more than half of business owners are looking forward to getting tax refunds, this survey once again showcases just how critical cash flow is for small businesses.

Money at 30: Bask Bank Review 3

As a kid, I remember my parents explaining to me how savings accounts work. By keeping my money with the bank, they'd pay me a little something extra, allowing my account to grow. Yes, the concept of savings accounts hasn't changed a whole heck of a lot since, well, ever...

ZenGo Introduces Interest-Earning Crypto Account Product

Even if the general public still associates all cryptocurrencies solely with Bitcoin, the space has been expanding and evolving in recent months. This includes the entry of offerings that give consumers new ways to invest in and benefit from crypto. Take, for example, efforts from ZenGo. As TechCrunch reports, the...

Aspiration Banking Review (2020) — Are Recent Changes for the Better? 5

There was once a time when I thought perhaps I had too many bank accounts. Yet, since then, I’ve only found more attractive accounts to open. One of the additions I made to my roster back in 2018 was Aspiration. Not long after I opened an account, several things started...

Kabbage Introduces Kabbage Insights For Small Business Owners

For small business owners, cash flow is critical. That's largely why online lending platforms catering to small businesses have grown, offering entrepreneurs speedy access to crucial funding. Among these increasingly-popular lenders is Kabbage, with a customer base of more than 220,000. This past week the company introduced a new tool...