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SEC Files Lawsuit Against Ripple

Despite all the negativity that 2020 had to offer, cryptocurrencies have actually enjoyed a fairly successful year all things considered. Case in point: Bitcoin is currently trading for more than $23,000 after finally breaking through the much-eyed $20k mark earlier this month. However, one token may be in for a...

Robinhood Pays $65 Million in Settlement with SEC

With the increasingly-popular FinTech app Robinhood allowing customers to buy and sell stocks without fees, how does the company make money? That question was at the heart of a Security and Exchange Commission complaint. As the New York Times reports, Robinhood has now agreed to pay a $65 million fine...

Chase and Air Canada Announce Plans For Upcoming U.S. Credit Card

With 2020 coming to an end, the world is certainly looking forward to 2021. In particular, travelers are hoping that cross-border trips will be back on the table as vaccines begin to roll out in certain nations. Ahead of a hopeful return to the skies, one international airline has announced...

Cash Back App Slide Adds Crypto Payment Support Via BitPay

In recent months, cryptocurrencies have continued to creep into the mainstream consiousness. This includes a growing number of integrations allowing consumers to actually spend Bitcoin and other assets instead of merely holding them for investment reasons. The latest example of this is Slide, which is now partnering with BitPay to...

Money at 30: Blinkist Review

As I mentioned in a post a few weeks ago, I've made an effort this year to read/listen to more finance books and review them. While that may seem simple enough, it means not only finding books that interest me but also finding the time to consume them. That's why...

Americans Fear For Small Businesses as 2020 Nears an End

This week, the first round of an approved COVID-19 vaccine begin shipping across the nation. As a result, many Americans are feeling a cautious sense of hope as a harsh year nears an end.

FinTech-as-a-Service Startup Unit Makes Its Debut

Despite numerous challenges, the FinTech industry has managed to have a fairly successful year. From significant funding rounds to major acquisitions, there was plenty of big and positive news to go around. Now, as the year nears an end, the disrupters may be seeing their own disruption as the startup...