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Predictions for FinTech in 2017

It's now that time of year when we not only reflect on the year that was but also attempt the predict the future based on current trends. This practice is especially popular in the tech industry where there's always excitement for what's on the rise, what's next, and who will...

Money at 30: Prioritizing and Downsizing in the New Year

With Christmas done, the New Year is now in striking distance. Believe it or not the year that seemed like it might never end is about to... even if it's taking some more beloved celebrities on its way out. While you're pondering both your resolutions and own mortality, it might...

With Trump in Charge, Are Import Tariffs Coming Soon? 12

As we all know this past year Donald Trump embarked on a historic campaign that defied all odds and ended with him assuming the title of President-Elect of the United States. Along the trail, when he wasn't talking about other top issues such as immigration, Trump was railing against foreign...

3 New Year's Resolutions Entrepreneurs Should Make for 2017

The New Year is nearly upon us! While you're (hopefully) enjoying plenty of holiday sales, it's important to think beyond this year's profits and focus on how you can continue and even improve on your success in 2017. With that in mind, here are three resolutions that every entrepreneur should...

Money at 30: 5 Gifts to Buy Yourself This Christmas

There are many reasons why holiday shopping can be a stressful process. For one, you may be inclined to worry that the gift you're buying for someone might not live up to the one their securing for you. Add in packed malls, out of stock items, and delayed shipments and it's...

When to Ask for a Credit Limit Increase and Why You'd Want To 4

It may seem silly but getting a new credit card can be a fairly exciting event. Not only will you soon have a shiny new piece of plastic in your wallet but will hopefully have access to some worthy perks that come with card ownership. On the other hand there...

Big Banks Fight Back: Are Better Banking Apps Threatening FinTechs? 3

For years FinTech companies have made the pitch to consumers that their products were better, easier, and more efficient than their legacy competitors. This assessment was more or less true, as many big banks were not only bogged down by the expense of running their various branches but were also...

Money at 30: How I'm Saving Money This Winter 3

Only a few short weeks ago I was basking in the perfect fall weather after what seemed to be the longest summer ever. Now it's officially winter — complete with plummeting temperatures and all the holiday madness you'd expect. With both of these facets our frugality is under attack!Okay that's...