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Studies Link High Stress Levels with an Increased Urge to Spend — Here’s How to Fight Those Costly Impulses

Studies Link High Stress Levels with an Increased Urge to Spend

In a Nutshell: Studies have found a common link between stress and diversion spending — that’s where consumers buy things they don’t necessarily need to lessen the effects of... read more »
By: Ray FitzGerald, 2/14/2018
HomeExchange Allows Travelers to Live Like Locals and Save on Lodging by Exchanging Their Own Home with Vacationers

HomeExchange Members Save on Lodging Costs by Hosting Vacationers

In a Nutshell: Lodging expenses are one of the biggest hurdles travelers face when planning a vacation. Hotels or rental homes in popular destinations can cost hundreds of dollars each night... read more »
By: Adam West, 2/14/2018
How Trustpilot’s User-Generated Reviews Allow Banks and Finserv Companies to Interact with and Retain Customers

How Trustpilot Helps Finserv Companies Interact with Customers

In a Nutshell: More than 92% of consumers read online product or service reviews, and 40% of that group forms opinions on a brand after reading three or fewer reviews. Today’s digital age... read more »
By: Ray FitzGerald, 2/13/2018
KeePass Earns Our Editor’s Choice™ Award as the Top Password Manager for Financial Apps & Services

KeePass is Our Editor's Choice™ for Financial Password Management

In a Nutshell: The average consumer has around 27 unique passwords they must remember to access important information like email, banking, brokerage, and credit card accounts. Many password... read more »
By: Ray FitzGerald, 2/9/2018
How Scholarships.com Helps Business and Finance Majors Offset the Rising Cost of Tuition

How Scholarships.com Helps Offset the Rising Costs of Tuition

In a Nutshell: Obtaining a college education seems to cost more every year and averaged $34,740 for one year at a private college in 2017-18. To offset some of those costs, Scholarships.com... read more »
By: Ray FitzGerald, 2/8/2018
Kareo’s Medical Billing Solution Earns Our Editor’s Choice™ Award for Its Streamlined Credit Card Processing Abilities and Security

Kareo’s Medical EHR and Billing Solution Earns Our Editor’s Choice™

In a Nutshell: As many as 27 million US adults are carrying out-of-pocket medical expenses on their credit cards. That number continues to grow as credit cards become the go-to funding... read more »
By: Ray FitzGerald, 2/8/2018
Como Sense Provides Businesses of All Sizes with Actionable Data That Drives Sales and Repeat Customers

Como Sense POS Solutions Drive Larger Sales & Repeat Customers

In a Nutshell: Modern businesses depend on data and analytics to understand customer engagement and build successful relationships that result in repeat customers and larger sales.... read more »
By: Ray FitzGerald, 2/8/2018
The Bonita Platform from Bonitasoft Earns Our Editor’s Choice™ Award for Providing Finserv Dev Teams with Open-Source Tools to Create Engaging User Interfaces

Bonitasoft Allows Financial Service Providers to Design Better UI

In a Nutshell: Finserv companies across the globe are undergoing digital transformations that change the way customers and employees each engage with the business. A specialist in... read more »
By: Ray FitzGerald, 2/7/2018
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