Latest Posts

Crypto Crackdown: Credit Cards Categorize Coins as "Cash Advances"

Credit card companies are now charging cash advance fees for purchases of cryptocurrencies on popular exchanges like Coinbase. It would seem that this change in policy could be the first step toward traditional banks and card issuers cutting off cryptocurrency transactions.

This Chart Plots Which Businesses are Most Likely to Be Disrupted

There are many pillars of good business that rarely change — think customer service, cash flow and capital, etc. However many other aspects of business that are constantly evolving, leaving those who struggle to adapt left behind. In recent years these waves of innovation, either driven by a single company or...

Starbucks Chief Believes in Blockchain But Not Bitcoin

Given the enthusiastic response that other established brands have received merely by uttering the words "blockchain" or "Bitcoin," it seems it was Howard Schultz's turn to take a swing at it. However the Starbucks CEO wasn't so bullish on the leading cryptocurrency saying, “I don’t believe that Bitcoin is going to be a currency...

Money at 30: How Social Media Can Influence Your Finances

Social media wields a lot of power in today's society. As a result it's no surprise that it can also have an impact on our wallets. Whether this means traps like wasting time and being tempted to spend or positive developments such as the ability to promote your business in...

Buffet, Bezos, and Dimon Plan to Form Health Insurance Company

The debate over healthcare in America took an interesting turn this morning as executives from three major corporations announced their intentions to get into the healthcare industry. Jeff Bezos of Amazon, Warren Buffet of Berkshire Hathaway, and Jamie Dimon of JPMorgan Chase say they're joining forces to create a better healthcare...

Study Finds Majority of In-Store Shoppers Aren't "Just Browsing"

One of the biggest cliches in retail is customers telling sales associates that they're "just browsing." While that may be true in some cases, a new study finds that the vast majority of shoppers are actually in search of a specific item. In fact, according to National Retail Federation survey...

Investment App Robinhood to Add Cryptocurrency Trading

Robinhood plans to introduce trading for Bitcoin and Etherum next month with more coin options to follow. Moreover these trades will be made without any transaction fees. Meanwhile the popular Coinbase app charges users between 1.5% and 4% on trades.

Multiple Businesses Announce Bonuses, Wage Increases Citing Tax Bill

That said there's no denying that these bonuses will certainly help out a number of workers, even if it is likely only a temporary fix. In any case there's no doubt that we will see the debate over whether this latest tax bill is functioning as intended for quite some...