Risks Associated with Remittance Outlets

Money

Jordan King-Lacroix

March 1, 2017
3:07 pm

Risks Associated with Remittance Outlets It’s 2017 and the old ways of performing remittance still rule. Unfortunately, that means most migrant workers still have to wait hours in line at remittance outlets in order to send and receive money. One of the main reasons for this is that these people are often among the 2 billion unbanked people around the ...

Money Under the Mattress is Not a Financial Plan

Money

Jordan King-Lacroix

February 22, 2017
11:22 am

Money Under the Mattress is Not a Financial Plan Some people might feel that their money is safer in a shoebox in the closet, or under their mattress. After the 2008 Financial Crisis[i] – where people lost their homes, their savings[ii], and their jobs[iii] – it’s easy to understand why. Poorly regulated banking institutions with archaic business models were a big ...
WAIV, FinTech, banking, finance, future

FinTech Proves Unicorns Exist

Technology

Jordan King-Lacroix

February 15, 2017
6:30 pm

FinTech Proves Unicorns Exist FinTech has its own language. “Cryptocurrencies” are making headlines, as well as “blockchain”. Cryptocurrencies are online, non-regulated currencies. In other words, not entirely “real”. Blockchain is the ledger system in which transactions using those cryptocurrencies are recorded, chronologically and publicly. It’s a very difficult system to interfere with, making it quite popular in the FinTech world. ...

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