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Banking On Trust

Keith Mestrich | Posted 08.18.2016 | Money
Keith Mestrich

Financial institutions can and should be a force for good. It's not enough for banks to only appear trustworthy or reliable. If major institutions want the hearts and minds of the public back, it's time for them to take broad, concrete steps to change the way they approach banking altogether.

How We'll Co-create Our Future By Changing Business For Good

Kat Taylor | Posted 08.17.2016 | Business
Kat Taylor

We've all bemoaned the headlines. Exorbitant CEO pay, environmental devastation, corporate fraud, corruption. We read about big scandals in the busine...

5 THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT CHECKS

NerdWallet | Posted 08.15.2016 | Business
NerdWallet

By Laura McMullen The idea of writing a check and waiting for the transaction to clear may seem as slow-moving and dated as a game of "Pong." With d...

Standing on the Ledge Looking Down: Should You Jump?

Dean Sioukas | Posted 08.11.2016 | Business
Dean Sioukas

As a little kid, do you remember climbing up the big diving board for the first time? You know, the really big one with steps that seemed to go just below the heavens, leading to that massive slab of concrete at the top which was really known as a platform diving board?

Is Blockchain the Future Front Lines of Cyber Security for the IoT Future?

Sergio Fernandez de cordova | Posted 08.11.2016 | Technology
Sergio Fernandez de cordova

Blockchain is essentially a continuously growing record or ledger of digital events that is shared among many different parties. It can only be updated by a consensus of the majority of the participants in the system and cannot be altered or erased once entered.

New Report: The Financial Industry Costs U.S. Taxpayers Trillions

Lynn Parramore | Posted 07.26.2016 | Business
Lynn Parramore

America's financial system is broken for all but a few at the top -- that much is plain. The rest sense that we are stuck on the minus end of some great financial formula, but given the complexity and size of Big Finance, it's hard to pin down exactly why it happens and how it all adds up.

New Networks to Fight Modern Slavery

Duncan Jepson | Posted 07.24.2016 | Impact
Duncan Jepson

The exploitation of people - whether their efforts are provided by debt bondage, under threat of violence, psychologically, by imprisonment or deceivi...

Tired Of Lousy Bank Service? You Can Start Your Own Bank, Or Be Glad These Folks Did

Michael Levin | Posted 07.13.2016 | Business
Michael Levin

Jay and Luvleen Sidhu are a father and daughter who have spent their careers running banks. So they know better than anyone the frustration people hav...

Unlocking The Secrets Of Cryptocurrency: An Interview With Ethereum Co-Creator Taylor Gerring

Eric Douglas | Posted 07.13.2016 | HuffPost Live 321
Eric Douglas

Outspeak caught up with two cryptocurrency experts, Ethereum co-founder Taylor Gerring and crypto commentator David Seaman, to get their thoughts on the evolution of cryptocurrency, and what comes next.

War On Weed's End In Sight

Chris Weigant | Posted 07.11.2016 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The end of the federal government's War On Weed is approaching fast. No matter how the details work out, that much seems pretty clear at this point.

Can The Democratic Platform Really Change The Future of American Banking?

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 07.08.2016 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

As our nation's central bank, the Federal Reserve exerts tremendous control over our nation's banks. Unfortunately, it is also largely controlled by them. Too often, it fails to reflect the will of the people whose representatives created it.

The Banking Fight We Can Win Right Now

George Goehl | Posted 07.08.2016 | Politics
George Goehl

There's a big banking fight in front of us right now. It's a fight that could result in a huge win for families and a death knell for the predatory practices of an entire industry -- payday lending.

Fighting Financial Exploitation to Protect Retirement Savings

Debra B. Whitman, Ph.D. | Posted 06.15.2016 | Fifty
Debra B. Whitman, Ph.D.

By Debra Whitman and Jilenne Gunther "For years I suffered silently. I didn't want to tell anybody. I couldn't muster the courage and you have to hav...

Keeping the Cash Register Ringing: Tips for New Small Business Owners

Ernie Diaz | Posted 06.14.2016 | Business
Ernie Diaz

Today more than one million small businesses owners in the United States face both a wide range of opportunities and a unique set of challenges. A r...

A Journey To The Future Via The Past - China's New Silk Road Is High-Speed

April Rudin | Posted 06.02.2016 | World
April Rudin

Everyone knows that I love to travel. Life on the road is exhilarating and educational. After too much time in airports, hotels and taxis, however, it...

Africa's Female Entrepreneurs Part III: Devotha Ntuke Minzi, Improving Lives via Microfinancing

O'Brien Browne | Posted 06.02.2016 | Business
O'Brien Browne

In this interview, co-author Pamina Mullins and I speak to Devotha Ntuke Minzi, Chief Executive Officer and founder of K-finance Limited, a microfinan...

14 Secrets About Buying A Home You Probably Haven't Thought Of

Quora | Posted 06.03.2016 | HuffPost Home
Quora

What are good tips for buying a house? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people ...

Building a Financial Emergency Kit for Your Family

Nathaniel Sillin | Posted 06.01.2016 | Business
Nathaniel Sillin

What could a financial emergency look like for your family? It could be the weather-related destruction of a home. It could mean sudden serious illnes...

How to Be a New York City Corporate

Sally Flower | Posted 05.19.2016 | New York
Sally Flower

There are not many characteristics you need to learn to be a New York Corporate. Some are relatively easy to master others will take practice.

How Will Blockchain Change Banking? How Won't It?

Don Tapscott | Posted 05.16.2016 | Technology
Don Tapscott

The unstoppable force of blockchain technology is barreling down on the immovable infrastructure of modern finance. We would like this collision to transform the old money machine into a prosperity platform for all.

A Sold Out Marijuana Conference After Medical Marijuana Passage in Pennsylvania

Laura Goldman | Posted 05.23.2016 | Politics
Laura Goldman

As of April 17, 2016, medical marijuana is now legal in the state of Pennsylvania. The bill will allow for 150 stores or dispensaries scattered throug...

10 Best CD Accounts of 2016

GOBankingRates | Posted 05.15.2016 | Business
GOBankingRates

By Cameron Huddleston, Columnist Certificates of deposit (CDs) are appealing for people looking for a low-risk way to invest and save money. They're ...

10 Best Checking Accounts of 2016

GOBankingRates | Posted 05.15.2016 | Business
GOBankingRates

By Cameron Huddleston, Columnist If all your checking account has done for you lately is charge you fees to store your money, then it's time to move ...

Bank5 Connect Offers Best Checking Account of 2016

GOBankingRates | Posted 05.15.2016 | Black Voices
GOBankingRates

By Valencia Higuera, Contributor Whether you're opening your first checking account or transitioning to an interest checking account, choosing the b...

Mobile Money: Fly Me To The Cloud And Let Me Pay My Auto Loan

April Rudin | Posted 05.13.2016 | Technology
April Rudin

Minor confession: At the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show, where I ran a panel on the promise of digital payment systems, I found my thoughts drifting ...