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Financial Advice, Statistics, Trends and Reports provides you with the information to make better money decisions. We focus on the psychology of money — including existing beliefs and behaviors — and not so much on the technicalities of spreadsheets or squeezing every last dollar out of your budget. Instead, we empower you to take action to improve your total net worth.


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Personal Loan Finder | 12 April 2019

3 ways lenders and fintech companies are bringing credit to more people

Anna Serio

How technology is changing the idea of creditworthiness.

Cryptocurrency | 07 March 2019

Cryptocurrency: Why all eyes are on eToro’s USA launch

Andrew Munro

eToro’s arrival in the USA has wider implications for cryptocurrency than any other exchange’s launch.

Fintech | 07 January 2019

fintechFIVE: Prodigy Finance

Rachel Dix-Kessler

Prodigy Finance is revolutionizing the way borrowers and investors see student loans through their borderless credit model.

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International Money Transfers | 19 November 2018

How online money transfer services can improve the economy in Latin America

Kyle Morgan

Online money transfers not only save money and time for senders and recipients, it also lets the cash reach its destination instead of being lost to fees.

Fintech | 31 October 2018

fintechFIVE: Bestow: Easy and affordable life insurance

Rachel Dix-Kessler

Bestow is a smarter approach to term life insurance —online, fast, affordable, and no medical exam required.

Personal Loan Finder | 15 October 2018

Lenders focusing more on borrowers’ overall financial health

Aliyyah Camp

During the Lend360 conference, lenders across a variety of markets discussed how they’re working to better serve their customers.

Fintech | 05 October 2018

FinCon 2018 recap: What we learned, why we attend and who we met

Rachel Dix-Kessler

FinCon 2018 was nothing short of a nonstop networking, jumping from seminar-to-seminar and not enough Purell for all of the handshakes, type of financial frenzy.

Internet TV | 28 September 2018

How to stream the 2018 AFL Grand Final

Alexandra Plesa

AFL enthusiast, but currently outside Australia? You can still stream the 2018 AFL Grand Final live.

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Fintech | 26 September 2018

Financial literacy at FinCon 2018

Rachel Dix-Kessler

Are you more financially literate than the money nerds who took our financial literacy quiz at FinCon 2018? Take the quiz yourself and find out.

Fintech | 24 September 2018

Here’s what we’re looking forward to at FinCon 2018

Rachel Dix-Kessler

FinCon 2018 is going to be a whirlwind of information and handshaking packed into four days, here’s what’s on our to-do list.


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