Payments

A $69 Billion Fintech Stock That’s Soaring

Finding about the merits of a given disruptive technology stock late in the game makes it tough for new investors to establish an entry point. Ideally, you identify a portfolio of stocks you like, and buy a little bit each month with the extra income you have because you live below your means. Then, you’re […]

Using Blockchain for International Payments

When you spend your days producing insightful articles and giving them away for free, you need to conserve your costs so that you can make sure the MBAs who produce the stuff receive a fair wage. In other words, when you’re bootstrapping you need to count your pennies. The world is your oyster, so you go to […]

The Biggest Fintech Company in the World

In our recent article on the 10 Biggest Artificial Intelligence Startups in the World, we noted that half were from China and three out of ten were fintech startups. The large number of fintech startups cropping up in areas such as cross-border payments, retirement planning, and investing platforms, are threatening the traditional banking system as it has […]

Exchange Foreign Currencies for Free with Revolut

There used to be this commonly thrown around “statistic” about how only 20% of Americans held a passport, of course implying that they’re just a bunch of ethnocentric tools, who only understand the world through a stars-and-stripes lens. Turns out that both statements have a bit of truth to them. As recently as 2003, just […]

9 Money Transfer Alternatives to Western Union

In today’s increasingly globalized world, the need to transfer funds across borders while incurring minimal fees is becoming a requirement for most businesses and people. Historically, a money transfer was conducted using a service like Western Union (NYSE:WU) which is rife with fees. Even if you just try to move currencies between two banks, you’ll see how bad […]