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October 22nd, 2015 at 7:57 pm

Top 20 countries that make up most of the $91.5B global gaming business

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Only a fraction of the countries in the world make up the bulk of the tons of money spent on video games. The top 20 nations alone will spend $83 billion on video games by the end of 2015, according to intelligence firm Newzoo.

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August 14th, 2015 at 7:22 pm

Millennials have become the Ben Franklin generation


An online financial services start-up, Wealthfront, has squarely and unashamedly targeted Millennial wallets and raised$64 million last month. That’s on top of $35 million that venture firms plowed into the company earlier this year.


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July 21st, 2015 at 6:25 pm

What $100 is worth in every state

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According to recent data from the Bureau of Economic Analysis, you might consider moving to Mississippi or Arkansas, if you want the most bang for your buck.   Continue Reading »


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July 20th, 2015 at 4:38 pm

How much major music streaming services pay artists: Infographic


Artists have been at odds with streaming music services over the royalties they receive since Spotify arrived on the scene in 2011.  And now that Apple Music has entered the music streaming wars, the question of how much each music service pays artists is as rife as ever. But without a clear explanation of who’s paying what, it’s easy to find yourself using Taylor Swift as a barometer of artist fairness.

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June 22nd, 2015 at 2:17 pm

Silicon Valley and Wall Street converging for a new gold rush called Bitcoin


 What do you think of Bitcoin?  My answer is usually the same:  ”It’s intellectually interesting, but not really practical.”   Continue Reading »

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June 12th, 2015 at 5:14 pm

The end of the big banks is coming


In the near future, banks will no longer be on street corners or housed in high-rise towers, they will be in our pockets or on our wrists.   Continue Reading »

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May 28th, 2015 at 12:57 pm

Facebook banking


Money, one of the most fundamental mediums that touch every person on the planet, is being changed by technology.  The demand for a globally accepted digital currency has been shown by the rise of Bitcoin.   Continue Reading »

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May 13th, 2015 at 9:16 pm

Science says you should spend money on experiences, not things


Money can make you happier, but after you basic needs are met, it really doesn’t make you much more happier.  One of the the biggest questions then is how do we allocate our money, which is (for most of us) a limited resource.   Continue Reading »

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May 12th, 2015 at 2:00 pm

$1.3 trillion has sneaked out of China over the last 10 years


According to a report by Global Financial Integrity (GFI), a financial transparency group, between 2003 and 2012, $1.3 trillion slipped out of mainland China—more than any other developing country.   Continue Reading »

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April 6th, 2015 at 4:15 pm

Startups cashing in on the cashless economy


We are now at a place in time when electronic payments technologies are accelerating like never before – and now is the moment for start-ups to break-through.   Continue Reading »

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March 23rd, 2015 at 6:50 pm

Income gap between bosses and workers getting bigger


With the size of Wall Street bonuses commonly being compared against the median household income, income inequality has quickly become a hot-button political issue in the United States.   Continue Reading »

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March 23rd, 2015 at 6:42 pm

Luxury toilet paper on the rise


Luxury toilet paper is America’s new favorite way to flush money down the drain.   Continue Reading »

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