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Essential Tips for an Effective Budget Plan

Money makes the world go round. We work for money so we can afford a high quality of life; that’s just how it is. Given money’s importance, you don’t want to be blind to your own financial realities. With proper planning and budgeting, you can get the most out of your hard-earned money, and you ...

What we know (and don’t) about Goldman Sachs’ Africa VC investing

Goldman Sachs is investing in African tech companies. The venerable American investment bank and financial services firm has backed startups from Kenya to Nigeria and taken a significant stake in e-commerce venture Jumia, which listed on the NYSE in 2019. Though Goldman declined to comment on its Africa VC activities for this article, the company ...

Bolt raises €50M in venture debt from the EU to expand its ride-hailing business

Bolt, the billion-dollar startup out of Estonia that’s building a ride-hailing, scooter and food delivery business across Europe and Africa, has picked up a tranche of funding in its bid to take on Uber and the rest in the world of on-demand transportation. The company has picked up €50 million (about $56 million) from the European ...

Felix Capital closes $300M fund to double down on DTC, break into fintech and make late-stage deals

To kick off 2020, one of Europe’s newer — and more successful — investment firms has closed a fresh, oversubscribed fund, one sign that VC in the region will continue to run strong in the year ahead after startups across Europe raised between $35 billion and $36 billion in 2019. Felix Capital, the London VC ...

Solved: mystery of random cash rolls appearing on sidewalks in UK village

In November, we posted that mysterious rolls of cash were showing up on sidewalks in the small English village of Blackhall Colliery, on the North Sea coast of County Durham. In the last 5 years, around US$30,000 had been found in twelve rolls. Now, the mystery has been solved. Two anonymous individuals have been ...

How to Choose A Financial Advisor: Top Tips You Can Follow

Finding someone you can trust to give you sound financial advice is not easy. That’s probably why 75% of Americans manage their own finances. Whether they could benefit from professional advice is not the point, though. More often, people avoid advisors because of issues related to financial transparency. Take fees, for example. We all expect to ...

Making A Financial Plan: How to Set Financial Goals To Live Your Best Life

Financial planning is a crucial part of adult life, yet 40% of Americans have never had a budget. Sticking to a budget can help prevent you from falling on hard times. It can also help you achieve your goals in life. However, contrary to what most people are thinking, financial planning and budgeting aren’t just ...

Get your finances in order with the 2020 QuickBooks Pro master class

01.03.2020 · Posted in Technology Articles

TL;DR: The helpful 2020 QuickBooks Pro Mastery Bundle is on sale for $29.99, a 93% savings. Hit it a bit too hard this holiday season? Have the gifts, parties, and dreaded Secret Santas hurt your wallet? Does the number in your bank account now fall... ...

FintechOS raises $14M help banks launch products as fast as FinTech Startups

Over the last few years, we’ve seen the rise of FinTech startups like N26 and Monzo to challenge the incumbents with new products like challenger banks. But what if the big banks wanted to compete in that game themselves? This is the aim of FintechOS a Romanian startup that actually aims to help incumbents compete in this brave new, competitive, world. FintechOS allows banks ...