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A step-by-step guide to get richer, healthier, and happier in 31 days

If you don't yet have a plan for 2018, you might be in trouble.<p>Lucky for you, we've already made a plan for you. Above is our 31-day guide to starting off a healthy, wealthy, happy year. Each day is accompanied by a task, along with a quick explanation, below, of why it's important.<p>Read on to find …

UC Berkeley

SWIFT aligns KYC Registry with updated Wolfsberg Due Diligence Questionnaire (DDQ) for Correspondent Banks

<b>Toronto, 16 October 2017</b> – SWIFT is aligning its Know Your Customer (KYC) Registry with the new Wolfsberg Due Diligence Questionnaire (DDQ) for …

People have invested £260 million with robo-advisor Moneyfarm

Annual accounts filed with Companies House and shared with journalists on Friday show that Moneyfarm, which operates across Italy and the UK, now has £260 million in assets under management (AuM).<p>It puts Moneyfarm behind Nutmeg, which announced AuM of £600 million in December, and Scalable Capital, …

Robo-advisors

Why you are at risk if you use SMS for two-step verification

Do two-step verification the right way to keep hackers at bay.<p>Google this month began moving people away from receiving two-step verification codes via SMS. Starting last week when signing into your account, you may have received an invite from Google to start receiving prompts via the Google app …

Identity Theft

Startups want to change what you insure and how you insure it

Joanna Glasner Contributor<p>Joanna Glasner is a reporter for Crunchbase.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>Not a minimalist? Startups will gladly store, manage and deliver your items<br>• The state of the unicorn<p>In an insurer’s ideal world, there’d be a profitable policy for every conceivable risk. Click once, …

Startups

100 Trillion Reasons To Buy PayPal

PayPal is making lots of alliances with other players in the payments sector, including both tech corporations and financial services firms.<p>These …

Microinsurance in developing countries is an Eldorado for Insurtech

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Developing Countries

PSD2+: A new era of opportunity

The EU’s revised Payment Services Directive (PSD2) will be implemented in January 2018 and provide non-banks with free access to payment initiation …

Technology

Overview of the Payments Industry

The Ecosystem, Consumer & Wholesale Payments, and the Application of New Technologies<p><b>The Evolution of Channels and Means</b><p>Money and the idea of its …

FinTech

Get Your Kids Coding With Sony’s Clever Building Blocks

Forget everything you think you know about programming: the long hours behind a screen, the lines of code stacking up, all that time spent debugging …

Soldo, a London fintech startup that offers a multi-user spending account, raises $11M led by Accel

Soldo, the London-based fintech startup that offers a multi-user spending account, first launched for consumers and since tailored to businesses too, has raised $11 million in Series A funding. Venture Capital firm Accel led the round, with participation from Connect Ventures, InReach Ventures, …

Accounting

Spotify now lets you build playlists with friends inside Messenger

Earlier this year, Spotify introduced a new Messenger bot that let users share song clips with friends. Today, the company is expanding on that bot’s functionality to now allow a group of friends to build a playlist together via Messenger – even if not everyone in the group is on Spotify.<p>The …

Apps

Tickets are now available for the TechCrunch Summer Party at August Capital

The TechCrunch Summer Party is a thing of tradition and we hope you can make it out this year. As in years past we’ll gather on the spacious grounds of August Capital in Menlo Park and enjoy an evening of cocktails and the spirit of entrepreneurship.<p>The deck around August Capital’s office is large …

Startups

Why Stackshare is quietly becoming a secret weapon for developers and Silicon Valley CTOs

On Stackshare, Airbnb lists over 50 services in its “stack,” Slack lists 24, and Spotify lists more than 31; these stacks are collections of different pieces of software that each company is using to run their operations, and range from infrastructure tools to communications tools to container …

Startups

[Infographic] Past, Present and Future of The #BigData Ecosystem #AI #Analytics #IoT #SocialMedia #Fintech @jblefevre60 @thomaspower https://t.co/GZQiDeZNqA

5 Online Learning Sources to Boost Your Business Acumen

The internet's free exchange of ideas makes it easier than ever to learn about real-world issues that affect your company.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There’s never been a better time to be in business. As the world has grown increasingly interconnected, the internet …

Entrepreneurship

Financial Technology Market Overview and Innovation Quadrant - Q2 2017

The following post highlights how Venture Scanner categorizes the Financial Technology startup landscape, and presents our Innovation Quadrant …

15 smart home essentials under $100 we absolutely love

<i>— Our editors review and recommend products to help you buy the stuff you need. If you make a purchase by clicking one of our links, we may earn a small share of the revenue. Our picks and opinions are independent from USA TODAY’s newsroom and any business incentives.</i><p>Smart-home technology can make …

Home Automation

An economic theory developed in 1817 can help you cut your to-do list in half

Most mornings, while I drink my coffee, I jot down a to-do list. “Call bank,” I write. “Respond to one zillion emails. Clean kitchen. Prepare for meeting. Write article. Read friend’s cover letter. Go for jog.” This is not a list of things that I will actually do. It’s more a list of things to …

Economics

Ridge Stand Plus, iPhone iPad And Macbook Stand (video)

Macbook, iPad and iPhone users searching for any range of stands to help them position their hardware perfectly and ergonomically while on your desk …

How Does a $988 Skylake Hackintosh Stack Up Against the Latest Mac Pro, 5K iMac, and 2016 MacBook Pro

The short answer – it simply blows them all out of the water. However, as Max Yuryev points out in the comprehensive video below, building a …

MacBook Pro

The Best Collections Of Infographics, Charts & Maps – 2016

I still have to post my choices for The Best Infographics of 2016 but, in the meantime, other people are beginning to publish their own choices. So I …

Design teams—are you using Figma yet?

Remember when everybody stopped using Photoshop and started using Sketch? It’s happening again.<p>There’s already been plenty written about why Figma is …

9 Easy-to-Use Budget Templates

Image source: Getty Images.<p>Whether you're single, part of a couple, or even head of a large family, creating a budget is a great way to track expenses and income to keep you on track toward your financial goals. Although a simple home budget worksheet can be scribbled out with plain pencil, paper, …

17 hidden useful tricks and shortcuts for your new Apple TV

The Apple TV 4, which came out last fall, is one of the most advanced media streamers on the market.<p>As opposed to older Apple TV models, the latest version can install apps and is a fairly sophisticated computer that you can hook up to your flat screen television.<p>You can tell if you have the latest …

Smart TV

Fuel for cycling

<i>This is a sponsored post in association with A1 Coaching.</i>Throughout this series of articles, becoming a more efficient athlete has been the main …

Nutrition

The perfect 4K USB-C monitor for your MacBook [Review]

The upcoming 2016 MacBook Pro is rumored to feature only USB-C ports, much like last year’s MacBook refresh.<p>If you’re hoping to get an external display to go with your shiny new laptop, right now the options are somewhat limited. Luckily, the stunning new LG Electronics 27UD88 monitor will provide …

25 Things Strong Leaders Tell Their Employees

A great way to step into your leadership power is to start saying things that you haven’t said before. The more aware you can be of your language, the more effective a leader you will be.<p>Too often new leaders are taught to concentrate on schedules, forecasts and milestones. They aren’t always …

Leadership

15 Must-have Chrome extensions for web designers and front end developer

<b>The freshest links about design and interactive, from around the web. A designer’s must!</b><p><b>Responsive Web Design Tester is a quick and easy way to test</b> …

Web Design