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Why a Big Tax Refund Isn’t as Awesome as You Think 0

Why a Big Tax Refund Isn’t as Awesome as You Think

Photo: Shutterstock Last year was the first year we implemented the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act into our tax prep, and a lot of people were surprised to learn that their tax refund would...

Should You Focus on Cutting Expenses or Growing Your Income? 0

Should You Focus on Cutting Expenses or Growing Your Income?

Image: Shutterstock If your expenses and your income don’t match up, you have two options: cut back on your spending, or figure out a way to earn more money. While some people will want...

Send Venmo Requests Within 24 Hours 0

Send Venmo Requests Within 24 Hours

Image: Shutterstock The next time you end a group dinner or outing with “I’ll Venmo you,” make sure you follow up promptly. Why? Because if you take more than a day or two to...

Start Money Goals on Your Birthday, Not January 1st 0

Start Money Goals on Your Birthday, Not January 1st

Photo: Shutterstock If your New Year’s resolution has crashed and burned in a spectacular fashion, you might be thinking you’re out of luck until next January 1. It’s not a resolution unless you start...

Negotiate for ‘better’ stock in equity-funded acquisitions 0

Negotiate for ‘better’ stock in equity-funded acquisitions

Timothy R. Bowers Contributor Andrew P. Dixon Contributor For many founders, building and selling a successful venture-backed company for cash is the ultimate goal. However, the reality is that some companies will instead receive...

Goldman Sachs leads $15M investment in Indian fintech startup ZestMoney 0

Goldman Sachs leads $15M investment in Indian fintech startup ZestMoney

One of America’s largest banks has just poured some money to help millions of Indians without a credit score secure loans and make purchases online for the first time in their lives. Bangalore-based ZestMoney...

#ANGELS founding partner raises $25M for debut fund Moxxie Ventures 0

#ANGELS founding partner raises $25M for debut fund Moxxie Ventures

Katie Jacobs Stanton, a former Twitter executive and co-founder of the #ANGELS investment collective, has raised $25 million for her debut venture capital fund Moxxie Ventures. As the sole general partner, she plans to...

Payment startup Chipper Cash raises $6M for Southern Africa expansion 0

Payment startup Chipper Cash raises $6M for Southern Africa expansion

African cross-border fintech startup Chipper Cash has raised a $6 million seed-round led by Deciens Capital. The San Francisco-based company offers mobile-based, no fee, P2P payment services in six countries: Ghana, Uganda, Nigeria, Tanzania,...

Nyca Partners raises $210M to invest in fintech startups 0

FintechOS raises $14M help banks launch products as fast as FinTech Startups

Over the last few years, we’ve seen the rise of FinTech startups like N26 and Monzo to challenge the incumbents with new products like challenger banks. But what if the big banks wanted to compete in that game themselves? This...

A look at Latin America’s emerging fintech trends 0

A look at Latin America’s emerging fintech trends

Thiago is a fintech entrepreneur, investor, and columnist. He is currently a product leader at Oyster, a neobank for SMEs in Latin America. More posts by this contributor The battle to become the Mexican...

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