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The future of higher education could be less humanities classes, and how to avoid rising flight fees

Happy Friday, MarketWatchers! We made it through another week. Check out today’s top personal finance stories before heading out to the weekend. The depressing reason women out-earn men in these 7 places in the U.S. Men are paid more than women in nearly all of these 2,700 counties, with just a handful of exceptions. This […]

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Dutch Finance Minister Advises Government on Cryptocurrency

In a six-page letter to the Dutch senate and house, Finance Minister Wopke Hoekstra has outlined his concerns over the rapid and dramatic growth in cryptocurrencies. Hoekstra emphasized that there has been little time to understand and react to the changing landscape and that the current supervision and regulatory framework is ill equipped to deal […]

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How to pay off your debt, according to behavioral economists, and a simple and effective Venmo scam

Happy Monday, MarketWatchers! Make sure your week is off to a great start by reading these personal finance stories. I paid my boyfriend’s rent and bills to improve his credit score — then he bought a house without telling me This New Jersey woman wonders whether her partner is using her for a mortgage. Microsoft […]

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New Bitcoin Online Casino Launches With 3000+ Games

Bitcoinist.net · March 2, 2018 · 3:30 pm Nissi Online Casino is the latest online gaming platform to offer Bitcoins as an additional payment method. As more and more punters take their gaming online, cryptocurrencies are becoming an increasingly popular method of payment. As a result, greater numbers of casinos are offering Bitcoins as a […]

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Coinbase Compelled by IRS to Provide 13,000 Customers’ Information

Taxes Popular cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has been forced by court order to hand over thousands and thousands of its customers’ names and assorted personal information to the US Internal Revenue Service (IRS) in the agency’s effort to collect tax.    Also read: How To Regain Control From Nanny Zuck Coinbase Sends Out IRS Notice “Received notice […]

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Crypto-Backed SALT Claims $1.3 Billion Backlog, Suspends New Memberships

Featured Secured Automated Lending Technology (SALT) has an enviable problem if its recent Medium post is to be believed. The membership-based crypto-as-collateral loan platform has declared “a demand of over $1.3b in loan requests” is forcing it to suspend “new membership registrations, loan requests, and purchases of SALT.” Also read: How To Regain Control From Nanny […]

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France Cracks Down on Bitcoin Derivatives

Featured Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF), the independent regulatory body governing France’s stock market, issued two statements today, one on initial coin offerings (ICOs) and another on the prospect of bitcoin derivatives. Both point to more oversight to come for crypto in France, including everything from formal authorizations to a ban on advertisements.   Also […]

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What you should know about consumer prices and the financial magic of living like a minimalist

Happy Wednesday, MarketWatchers! Here are your top personal finance stories of the day. Personal Finance My father is moving to a retirement community — what do we do with his $1.8 million home? This son and daughter wonder whether they should sell, rent or wait to inherit it. My secret tax weapon costs 99 cents […]

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Rural Russia Prepares to Attract Crypto Loans

Finance A proposal was presented at the Russian Expert Council for Non-Bank Credit Organizations to allow rural businesses in the country to receive crypto loans to attract funds from abroad. The chairman of the council, a State Duma member, is asking rural credit cooperatives to study and educate rural residents on cryptocurrency. Also read: Indians Look […]

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