The way we pay has steadily changed over the years. Carrying cash and using plastic cards are becoming an old concept as we shift towards apps and other contactless payment options.
When shopping online, have you noticed a new payment option that allows you to pay over time? These options are offered by companies such as Paypal Credit/Bill Me Later, AfterPay, Affirm, Klarna, FuturePay, and QuadPay.
Back in the day, cashiers often asked customers which payment method they'd be using. Not to be outdone, scammers also accepted cash, physical checks, or credit cards.
One common tactic criminals use to outwit their victims is to include a kernel of truth in the scam to make it sound believable. Fraudsters are smart, but you can outsmart them.
Fintech is the use of technology to automate and provide access to financial services online. It covers a broad range of services including mobile, cloud-based, and computer apps.
Job hunting is stressful enough without having to worry about getting caught by scammers. Instead of offering you a job, scammers want your money and personal information.
Everybody can use a little extra money every now and then, right? You can work harder or work more, but you could also decide to adjust your money habits to get there.
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Can you justify paying $300k for your kids' college tuition? How about $125k? Does paying an extra $50,000 or $150,000 for one school over another make sense?
There are many browser extensions and apps that want to help you save money when shopping online. Some may find discounts, coupons, best prices, or cash-back rewards.
The intention to live a more sustainable life is often there for many people: eat organic food, make sustainable clothing choices, drink tap water rather than bottled, etc.