How to Start Investing When You’re Broke

As they say, everyone has to start somewhere. Even if you are short on cash, it is still possible to invest. Learn more below.

How Veterans Can Take Charge Of Their Finances

Learn more about how veterans can take charge of their finances in the following article and narrative below.

4 Types of Investments You Should Be Considering

It’s no secret that you should diversify when it comes to investments. Take a look at different types of investments below.

Russian Financial Sanctions: How it Affects Global Markets and Average Citizens

A financial war is afoot – learn about the Russian financial sanctions and their economic world impact below.

Inflation: What It Is and How to Protect Your Finances

Inflation is rising as we continue trekking through this pandemic. In 2021, the US Consumer Price Index rose nearly 7%. With the Federal Reserve aiming to keep it at 2% or less each year, why have rates skyrocketed this year?…

Mastercard Buys CipherTrace to Boost Its Own Crypto Capabilities

Mastercard announced it has acquired CipherTrace, as the payments company continues to expand its crypto capabilities.

Biden Executive Order to Target Increased Competition

President Joe Biden is signing an executive order aimed at increasing competition in the US market.

WhatsApp Now Delivering Over 100 Billion Messages a Day

WhatsApp is now delivering over 100 billion messages a day, solidifying its position as one of the most popular communication methods.

Facebook Suffers Setback As Brazil Suspends WhatsApp Payments

Facebook’s plans for WhatsApp have suffered a setback as Brazil’s central bank has suspended payments within the app.

Samsung Joining Tech Giants In Offering Debit Card

Samsung is the latest tech giant to announce plans to offer its own branded debit card.

Use Apple Card to Buy An iPhone With Zero Interest

Earlier this year, Apple unveiled the Apple Card, a credit card issued in partnership with Goldman Sachs. Today, the company took the next logical step, announcing that Apple Card can now be used to purchase an iPhone interest-free for 24…

Uber Wants to Go Public in 18-24 Months, According to Leaked Documents

According to a leaked presentation to potential investors in China, Uber plans to go public in the next 18-24 months – putting the IPO sometime near the end of 2016 to the middle of 2017. Reuters reports on the documents,…

Facebook Patents a Way to Let Lenders Reject You Based on Your Friends’ Crappy Credit

Facebook’s filed a new patent, and it might make you think twice about the (virtual) company you keep. Here’s the abstract of Facebook’s new patent: In particular embodiments, a method includes accessing a graph structure comprising a plurality of nodes…

Uber Is Now a $50 Billion (Valued) Company

Throw some more money on the Uber stacks. The on-demand car company has just raised another cool $1 billion, according to sources quoted in the Wall Street Journal. The $1 billion brings the total funding to $5. The company is…

Facebook Earnings: $4.04 Billion in Revenue, MAUs Climb to 1.49B

Facebook has just reported its second quarter earnings, and the company has topped analyst expectations. Facebook posted earnings of $0.50 per share on $4.04 billion in revenue. Wall Street forecasted earnings of $0.47 per share on $3.99 billion in revenue.…

Twitter Earnings Beat Expectations, but User Growth Remains Flat

Twitter has just reported its Q2 earnings, and it’s beaten expectations. Twitter posted second-quarter earnings of $0.07 per share on $502 million in revenue. Wall Street expectations were $0.04 per share on $481 million in revenue. “Our Q2 results show…

Spotify Hits 20M Paid Users, Defends Artist Payouts

Spotify has a message for Apple and its new Apple Music venture – you’re starting well in the hole. The streaming music company has just announced it has hit 20 million paid subscribers, and 75 million total active users (meaning…

Fitbit Files $100 Million IPO

Fitness tracking wearables company Fitbit has decided to go public According to Fortune, Fitbit will trade on the NYSE under the symbol FIT. The company says it plans to raise $100 million, but that number is likely to change. Fitbit’s…

Comcast’s Final Tally on Failed Time Warner Cable Deal: $336 Million

Comcast spent $336 million to not acquire Time Warner Cable. In the company’s Q1 earnings report, it reported $99 in “transaction” costs. If you add that to all the other transaction costs Comcast reported in 2014 it looks something like…

Twitter Tops 300M Users as Earnings Fall Short

Twitter has just reported its Q1 2015 earnings, and its stock price is taking a huge hit. The company reported $436 million in revenue, far short of the $456 million analysts projected. Despite falling short, it’s still a 74% year-over-year…