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Could Glass-Steagall Legislation Make a Comeback? 2

Back in 1933 a piece of legislation now commonly referred to as the Glass-Steagall Act (named as such for Senator Carter Glass and Congressman Henry B. Steagall) sought to limit the scope of what a single bank could do. Simply put, the bill restricted commercial banks from engaging in the investment...

Surveys Show the Sharing Economy isn't Just for Millennials 1

Earlier this summer we looked a Pew Research Center survey that found that 39% of people had not heard the term "crowdfunding" while 73% were unaware of the "sharing economy." In spite of that two recent surveys now show that more Americans are embracing the sharing economy and FinTech companies....

Need a Roommate? Tips for Renting Out a Room on Craigslist 4

Looking to add a little extra cash to your wallet each month? Renting or subleasing a room in your home can be a great way to do just that. However finding a roommate isn't always the easiest of tasks. Despite there being plenty of sites specifically geared towards finding a roommate Craigslist...

Can Small Businesses Benefit from the "Pokemon Go" Craze? 2

Last week Nintendo debuted a new mobile game featuring their beloved Pokemon franchise entitled Pokemon Go. As you've probably heard by now, the game sends players out into the real world to capture Pokemon creatures, train them, and even battle with other players. Since its launch, the game has become a...

Sidestepping the "Salary Requirement" Interview Question 2

During any job interview there may be at least one question that presents you with a challenge. Sometimes it's figuring out how to list your weaknesses without putting yourself down. In other cases it could involve talking about some of your former bosses in a gentle and professional way. However...

Could Brexit Hurt London's "Global Capital for FinTech” Status?

  When those of us on this side of the Atlantic think of FinTech headquarters, it's Silicon Valley that most likely comes to mind. However, in the global scheme of things, it's actually London that reigns supreme. As Aaron Klein of Fortune recently noted the United Kingdom is home to...

Empty Nest? Financial Changes You'll Need to Consider

Come this fall millions of young adults will leave home and head off to college. In turn many adults will suddenly find themselves with extra money, extra space, and a distinct lack of children in their home. This is what's known as "empty nest syndrome" and could mean some big...