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Dollarbird’s Collaborative, Calendar-Based Application Gives Users a Unique View Into Their Personal Finances

Dollarbird’s Collaborative, Calendar-Based App Tracks Personal Finances

In a Nutshell: Financial stress has the potential not only to impact one’s health, but it’s also a leading cause of marital problems. Thankfully, couples have a number of resources to turn... read more »
By: Matt Walker, 11/14/2018
Leading Travel Transportation Platform Rome2rio™ Offers Tips on Booking Experiences Early and Using Credit Cards Abroad

Rome2rio™ Offers Tips on Booking Early and Using Credit Cards Abroad

In a Nutshell: Planning a trip abroad can be a daunting undertaking, especially for unseasoned travelers. For those who want to see the world but feel intimidated by the prospect of... read more »
By: Adam West, 11/13/2018
A Recent Javelin Strategy Report Reveals Mobile Wallet Adoption Has Been Slower Than Expected, but Closed Merchant Ecosystems Have an Advantage

Javelin Report: Mobile Wallet Adoption Slower Than Expected

In a Nutshell: Analysts have predicted that each new digital wallet release or update from tech giants like Google, Samsung, and Apple would usher in “the year of the mobile wallet.” But, as... read more »
By: Adam West, 11/9/2018
Fattmerchant’s Subscription-Based Model Modernizes Payment Processing, Boosts Transparency, and Saves Businesses Money

Fattmerchant’s Subscription Model Modernizes Payment Processing

In a Nutshell: With its innovative subscription-based model, Fattmerchant is helping bring the world of credit card payment processing into the modern era. The company makes payment... read more »
By: Matt Walker, 11/8/2018
NFCC’s Bruce McClary Discusses the Importance of Overcoming the Shame Cycle and Communicating About Credit Card Debt

NFCC on the Importance of Communicating About Debt Issues

In a Nutshell: With credit card utilization rates increasing, consumers are taking on larger amounts of debt than in years past. This can lead to financial pitfalls that may be hard to... read more »
By: Matt Walker, 11/7/2018
With Crypto-Backed Loans, Nexo Allows Consumers to Access the Value of Their Cryptocurrency While Maintaining Its Growth Potential

Nexo’s Loans Allow Users to Access the Value of Their Cryptocurrency

In a Nutshell: Powered by Credissimo, one of Europe’s leading FinTech companies, Nexo offers a new service in the world of cryptocurrencies: instant crypto-backed loans. With loans that are... read more »
By: Matt Walker, 11/6/2018
Guadalupe Credit Union Empowers New Mexico Communities Through Volunteering and Multicultural Financial Literacy Programs

Guadalupe Credit Union Financially Empowers Communities

In a Nutshell: Financial education is vital to establishing good money management skills, but resources aren’t always easy to find. For 70 years, Guadalupe Credit Union has empowered... read more »
By: Jon McDonald, 11/6/2018
Empower Takes Banking Completely Digital, Offering 1% Cash Back, High Savings Interest Rates and an Online Assistant

Empower: A Digital Bank that Offers Savings Perks and an Assistant

In a Nutshell: The grand days of the brick-and-mortar banking institution are going by the wayside with the rise of online banking and digital services. And Empower is front and center in... read more »
By: Matt Walker, 11/5/2018
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