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Could FinTech Actually Be Helping Bank Loyalty? 2

Typically when the relationship between FinTech and banking is written about the former is said to be disrupting the latter. This would imply that FinTech companies were hurting the big banks when in actuality it's far more complex than that. The latest wrinkle in this debate is a recent post...

Where'd Your Money Go? How to Keep Better Track

There's nothing worse than checking your bank account balance only to see a number far lower than you had anticipated seeing. What happened to that paycheck you just deposited? It couldn't really be spent already, could it? Unfortunately balance shock has become commonplace in today's society. However there are ways...

Investing 101: Options for Getting Started 2

When you think of investing or investors you probably picture Wall Street suits or high-profile venture capitalists. The truth is that you don't need millions of dollars in order to invest and there are many opportunities beyond picking stocks or funding start-ups. Today there are a number of ways to invest...

Celebrating National Small Business Week 5

This week — May 1st through the 7th — is officially National Small Business Week. Since 1963 the first week in May has been designated to celebrate the importance of small businesses in the U.S. as well as highlight the achievements of entrepreneurs across the nation. This includes the Small Business...

Retirement or Student Debt: What Should Millennials Prioritize? 7

It's a dilemma that many young professionals in their 20s and 30s are now facing: is it better to put more money towards retirement or to pay off student loans faster? To many the choice may seem simple. After all Millennials won't be retiring for several decades and having a...

Lending Club Said to be Eyeing Bond Deals for Loans

Could FinTech lending leader Lending Club be looking to make bond deals for some of their loans? According to a recent story in the Wall Street Journal it's looking like the answer is "yes." WSJ is reporting that Lending Club is working with Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and Jefferies Group to...

The "0% Interest" Dilemma: Is it a Good Deal? 3

Lately more and more retailers have begun offering 0% interest financing deals on everything from electronics to theme park passes. On the one hand these offers are a step up from other forms of financing such as credit cards that charge steep interest rates for the convenience of monthly payments....