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Looking for Entrepreneurial Advice? Check Snapchat 2

Just when you thought you knew all about Snapchat it manages to surprise you again. Against all odds the app that seemed prohibitively geared towards young people has expanded into attracting advertisers and now even some business professionals. As Digiday reports some of Snapchat's latest power users are entrepreneurs with startup...

Using FinTech to Manage Your Credit Card Rewards 2

If you've ever considered getting a rewards credit card you know it can be a daunting task. Sure the information is all out there but it can be difficult to know exactly which card will make the most sense for you personally. Furthermore managing multiple rewards cards and using each...

How to Avoid Some All Too Common Bank Fees

Today it seems that bank fees are just a way of life. Although some institutions may still offer "free" checking a look at the fine print will reveal a number of ways that your account will end up costing you money. However there may be a few ways to beat...

Google Takes on Payday Lenders, Bans Them from AdWords 5

Payday loan, title loan, and other short-term lenders have been undergoing increased scrutiny is recent months as many have deemed their lending practices to be predatory. Additionally the industry's ability to skirt additional regulation has only served to make their list of enemies that much longer. Now you can add...

How Much Should Your Child Get for Allowance? 2

Do you give your child an allowance? Nearly 70% of parents do with the average child making about $67.80 a month — up from $65 a month in 2012. Additionally around one-quarter of all children receive over $100 a month in allowance. But how you determine how much your child...

Home Buying: How to Ensure That You're Ready 2

Tired of renting and ready to invest in a place of your own? It sounds like you're ready to buy a home. However, before you know for sure, there are a few things to consider and places to start before you dive in. Buying a home is likely the largest...

7 Big Businesses Who are Small Business Allies 7

When it comes to small business and larger corporations there's often an "us versus them" mentality. For example small shop owners might fear a big box retailer coming in and crushing their business. While that may be a legitimate concern not all big businesses are bad. In fact many giant...

Lending Club Makes Big News for the Wrong Reason 5

Today marketplace lender Lending Club released their Q1 2016 earnings. Unfortunately they also announced that company had tendered the resignation of founder and CEO Renaud Laplanche. His exit stems from an internal review of the sale of $22 million in loans to a single investor that, according to the company, violated...