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Mastercard & Bank of America Announce "Grow Your Biz Contest" Winner

Back in September, Mastercard and Bank of America announced the start of the second annual Grow Your Biz Contest. Promoting the fact that 60% of U.S. small businesses say they plan to grow their operations in the next five years, the contest asked a simple question: "How?" Entrepreneurs were invited to answer...

8 Apps For Investing in Bitcoin 3

Blockchain is finally managing to go mainstream. When Bitcoin was initially introduced in 2009, there was a lot of uncertainty around the currency. People were slow to trust it due to its novel and complex technology. Now, cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology are both gaining immense popularity. So much so that...

OCC to Continue FinTech Plans Despite Legal Challenge

Even before the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) announced official plans to offer FinTech companies national bank charters, there were lawsuits in place to stop such a move. Although a judge dismissed one round of complaints saying they were premature, the Conference of State Bank Supervisors (CSBS) filed suit against...

Markets Up After Midterms Result in Divided Congress

Everyone knows Gordon Gekko's mantra in Oliver Stone's Wall Street: "Greed is good." Well, on the real Wall Street this morning, it seems the motto is "gridlock is good." After a midterm election evening that saw the House of Representatives flip to Democratic control while Republicans improved their standing in the Senate,...

Money at 30: 3 Ways Your Vote Could Impact Your Finances

Well, it's finally here: the much ballyhooed 2018 midterm election day is upon us. As important as this election will likely end up being, personally, I'm just looking forward to the commercial breaks in between Jeopardy rounds returning to their normal "all prescription drug commercials" format. But in all seriousness, my...

Facebook Brings Small and Digital Businesses to Select Macy's Stores

Over the past few years, Facebook has tried to cozy up to small business owners by pitching ways that the Silicon Valley social media giant and entrepreneurs can work together. These efforts have included holding seminars to teach business owners various digital skills and promoting products such as "Find Wi-Fi"...

Top 10 Personal Finance Articles of the Month — October 2018 4

It’s time again for my favorite feature here on Dyer News: a look at my top 10 personal finance articles of the month. Despite those who decry that October is too early to talk about Christmas, holiday shopping tips proved popular this month. Elsewhere the topics of FIRE and financial...