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5 Ways to Protect Your Money Online

By , September 23rd, 2016

Americans are using their smartphones for banking at an increasing rate. According to the consulting firm AlixPartners, in the last quarter of 2013, approximately 82% of 18-25 year olds owned smartphones and 61% of that group used mobile banking apps. The numbers are likely rising in 2014. As a result of this trend, hackers are […]


10 Ways to Save Money with Social Media

By , January 20th, 2016

Everyone is constantly looking for ways to save money. There are plenty of ways to do it, and some are right underneath your nose every day. In fact, there are plenty of ways to save money by using social media. Offers and Giveaways Sometimes it seems as if social media is everywhere. With so many […]


Magnetic Brain Implant Allows Blind Mice to See, Maybe Humans One Day

By , December 31st, 2015

“Three Blind Mice” is an English nursery rhyme in which mice in their blindness run after a farmer’s wife who proceeds to cut off their tails. But as Sarah C.P. Williams writes in Science Magazine, recent research from scientists at the University of Tokyo might enable blind mice to never need to ask for directions […]


Digit Will Put Savings On Autopilot

By , November 1st, 2015

Digit is new service designed to help people save money automatically. Digit connects to your bank account and analyzes your spending. It then uses algorithms to slowly transfer some money (usually $5-50) from your checking account to your Digit savings. Unfortunately, some people might think of their security. Luckily, Digit is using its power for […]


FAA Drone Regulation

By , October 20th, 2015

According to Fortune, there may be 1 million more drones (Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs)) in the sky by Christmas. With Cyber Monday about a month away, FDA regulations need to be set in place.¬†It appears that although the technology is here and now, the regulations regarding the technology have yet to be put in place. […]


How to Keep Your Information Secure When Using Apps and Wi-Fi

By , October 7th, 2015

Mobile Banking Security Before mobile or online banking, people visited a branch of their bank in order to complete their business. Today, most regular banking business can be done from your smartphone in your hand no matter where you are. However, with this extra convenience comes a cost. A surprisingly large majority of mobile phones […]


9 Free Apps to Track Money Automatically

By , September 28th, 2015

Tracking where you spend your money used to be a frustrating, time consuming task. Today, much of the frustration has been taken out of the process with the development of dozens of apps to track money automatically. These apps to track money are installed on your smartphone, turning your smartphone into a personal finance advisor […]


8 Interesting Apps to Save You Money

By , September 28th, 2015

Today, nearly two-thirds of Americans own a smartphone and use apps designed for them. These smartphone apps can do everything from finding locations to discovering recipes to providing entertainment. They are also great for helping you save more money faster than you could without the assistance. Here are eight interesting apps to save you money. […]


6 Best Money Making Apps of 2015

By , September 28th, 2015

Many people do not realize that they can use their smartphone to make money. There are quite a few money making apps available that can help you generate additional income, with some people earning thousands of dollars annually from their activities on their smartphones. Most of the best money making apps available help users with […]


Coinstar Fees (and How to Avoid Them)

By , July 29th, 2015

What is Coinstar? Many banks nowadays don’t accept coins. Many other banks will accept coins but they take a fee for sorting them. It’s a bummer but hey, at least some banks still offer good interest rates. But even as our society gains digital momentum,¬†becoming fully digital just hasn’t happened yet. Many of us still […]

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