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Money at 30: Top Personal Finance Apps for 2019 2

Happy 2019! Okay, so we may already be a few weeks into the new year but I feel like I'm just now getting my bearings. This means I've spent the past few days not only contemplating the coming year and working towards some financial goals of my own but also...

36% of Respondents Admit to Maxing Out Credit Cards on Large Purchases

When you make a large purchase, do you turn to plastic or cash? That's what a new survey by the personal finance site WalletHub sought to find out. Additionally the study found that many Americans run the risk of maxing out their credit cards when making large purchases. First, WalletHub asked what respondents considered...

Another Crypto Sell-Off Hits After Ethereum Upgrade Delayed Again

After a disappointing 2018, cryptocurrency investors have high hopes for 2019. Unfortunately the new year has yet to bring much good news. Most recently, as Forbes reports, many assets including Bitcoin, Etherum, Litecoin, XRP, and others experienced another sell-off, with a total of $6 billion in market capitalization being lost...

2019 Robinhood App Review 5

Robinhood has proven to be an extremely easy way to start buying stocks without having to pay commissions or fees. Furthermore, as I do start to learn the ropes and am ready to take my portfolio to the next level, it's nice to know that Robinhood continues to increase their...

Square Introduces Debit Card for Small Business Customers 2

Square may have built its main brand on offering payment solutions to small business owners but its latest product actually takes a page from one of the company's other ventures. This week the brand unveiled the Square Card — a free Mastercard debit card product for small business owners. While...

FinTech Firms Look to Hire Compliance Officers

Financial technologies companies have always operated in a tough spot. Not only do they often occupy a space where regulatory guidelines are blurry at best but they also need to explain their innovations to agencies that might not fully comprehend these new ways of doing things. That's why it should...

Morgan Stanley Advises Investors to "Embrace" Potential Recession

The last week of 2018 was a wild one on Wall Street. Following the worst Christmas Eve on record — which saw indexes fall to their lowest point of the year — Boxing Day brought a rally that resulted in the largest single-day point gain in the history of the...

Money at 30: CES, Tech Temptation, and Lifestyle Creep 3

Yesterday I returned home from a week-long stay in Las Vegas, Nevada. The main purpose of my visit wasn't gambling or any particular Cirque du Soleil performance (although I did manage to see one while in town) but to attend this year's Consumer Electronics Show. This being my first time,...