Colleen Boyle


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Amazon Sets Sights on Retail Banking

April 30, 2018 by
A recent Bain study found that 74% of adults aged 18 to 24 expect to buy a financial product from technology firms in the next five years. Additionally, survey respondents of all ages ranked Amazon nearly as high as banks for trust with their money. Given the announcement that there are more than 100 million […]

Big Companies Encourage Small Investors

January 02, 2018 by
As brokerages continue attempts to attract new investors, Millennials remain reluctant to engage with incumbent firms. According to a recent Bankrate study, only 17% of 1,002 Millennials surveyed said they would invest in the stock market, despite its ninth year as a bull market. Many worry that they do not have enough money or knowledge […]

With 700% Gains, Who Will Want to Spend Bitcoins?

November 28, 2017 by
Although bitcoin has been slowly gaining popularity for years, it made headlines last week, hitting a record high and sparking debate over whether it is a bubble that will burst. When bitcoin was founded nine years ago, the coins sold for pennies. Despite volatility, the currency is up 700% this year alone, meaning early adopters […]