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Why Credit Card Data Thieves Hate This New App Feature
May 16

Why Credit Card Data Thieves Hate This New App Feature

BillGuard, the company that offers free “antivirus” for consumers’ financial transactions, wants to help educate Americans about data breaches that jeopardize their financial accounts. In addition to launching its first-ever Android mobile and tablet apps, BillGuard introduced personal data breach alerts to keep victims informed.

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The Riskiest Places to Swipe Your Debit or Credit Card
May 14

The Riskiest Places to Swipe Your Debit or Credit Card

One out of ten Americans has been a victim of credit card fraud, according to Statistics Brain. With spring in full bloom, now is the perfect time to refresh your memory on how to prevent yourself from falling victim to credit or debit card fraud. Less than three out of every 10 people in America

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SunTrust Bank Tests Automated Safety Deposit Boxes, Video ATMs and More
May 13

SunTrust Bank Tests Automated Safety Deposit Boxes, Video ATMs and More

SunTrust Bank revealed a new innovation branch in Atlanta with the purpose of testing out new branch technologies that would improve customers’ branch banking experience. The Atlanta-based bank joins a slew of other major big banks that are experimenting with new branch concepts.

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10 Free Money-Saving Apps That Will Change How You Think About Budgeting
May 08

10 Free Money-Saving Apps That Will Change How You Think About Budgeting

More than one out of two Americans has a smartphone, and the majority of us spend upwards of 2 hours on our smartphones every day. These electronic devices have made our lives much more convenient, and downloading apps to assist us with our daily lives is a very important part of our smartphone experience.

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Google Wallet Lets Google Glass Users Send Money to Others
May 07

Google Wallet Lets Google Glass Users Send Money to Others

Google continues to make a case for its digital wallet by seeking to integrate Google Wallet with Google Glass, the hot new eyewear gadget that appears to have limitless applications. Currently, Google is testing a new functionality for Glass that would allow Google Wallet users to send money using their voices, according to a report

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Merchants Use Digital Tipping Alternatives
May 05

Merchants Use Digital Tipping Alternatives

These days, consumers use credit cards, debit cards, and other forms of technology as their primary payment method, rather than being bothered with carrying cash. What happens when you want to tip someone?

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Xapo Debit Card Allows You to Use Bitcoin Anywhere
Apr 30

Xapo Debit Card Allows You to Use Bitcoin Anywhere

Has the lack of being able to use Bitcoin at your local retailer held you back from investing into the cryptocurrency? That may soon change, as a Bitcoin debit card is in the works.

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Are People Really Receiving Their Salary Through Bitcoin?
Apr 28

Are People Really Receiving Their Salary Through Bitcoin?

Did you know people are having their salaries paid with Bitcoin? Not only are companies starting to offer Bitcoin paychecks to their employees, job boards are now popping up that specifically post jobs in which you can get compensated with Bitcoin.

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Equity Crowdfunding: Could It Make You Rich?
Apr 23

Equity Crowdfunding: Could It Make You Rich?

Crowdfunding is the process of raising money for a particular cause, event, or product to help fund its cost. Instead of applying for bank loans, people can post their projects on crowdfunding websites such as Kickstarter and Indigogo to sway people to donate money to them in an effort to reach their financial goal. The

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Why Sleep Is Good for Your Bank Account
Apr 17

Why Sleep Is Good for Your Bank Account

One of the most important activities you will do in your lifetime is sleeping. Getting a restful sleep has health, psychological and financial benefits. And, a web app, Sleepyti.me, is helping people figure out not how much sleep to get, but when to go to bed and when to wake up.

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