This startup plans to take on CreditKarma by offering cash rewards for making smarter money decisions — here’s what it says about the future of consumer finance

Antonio Guillem/Shutterstock A fintech startup is giving cash rewards for consumers who sign up for its account and then take active steps to improve their financial health.  Status Money is pioneering a novel approach to personal financial management, effectively sharing some of the referral money with customers that it collects from suggesting credit cards or […]

Red Dead beta UPDATE: Red Dead Redemption Online making money changes revealed

Plenty of feedback has been given to Rockstar Games following the launch of the Red Dead Online beta. This included a lot of fans complaining about the price of items in Red Dead Redemption 2 Online. While Rockstar appears to be addressing the realism of the time period, rifles and other top pieces of gear […]

Will Missouri Lead the US in Revealing Dark Money Donors?

When her 18-year-old son Seth was planning to attend the Missouri Senate race debate in St. Louis earlier this month, Gail White invited her first-time voter and his uncle to discuss politics over a family dinner. They spoke of taxes and pre-existing conditions, of military spending and immigration. But by the end, Gail wondered if […]

Dirty money?: $400,000 of laundered money found inside washing machine

In what could be the most literal case of money laundering yet, Amsterdam police have found €350,000 ($ 400,000) stuffed inside a washing machine in a vacant house. Police were searching a vacant house in Amsterdam Nieuw-West when they found a washing machine packed with a very unusual load of mixed colors, in the form […]

Money madness: Floyd Mayweather Jr. spends whopping $5.3 mln on jewelry shopping spree (PHOTOS)

Undefeated ring legend Floyd Mayweather Jr is not known as ‘Money’ for no reason, and he proved just how much financial muscle he can flex by spending a colossal $ 5.3 million in just one Los Angeles shopping spree. READ MORE: Khabib ‘could fight Floyd’ when UFC contract expires but Mayweather needs ‘life insurance’ – manager […]

Martin Lewis Money Show: Will it be more expensive to travel after the UK leaves the EU?

Martin Lewis, 46, is helping Britons save money by locating the best deals and tips this Christmas. His live Money Show explained some of the top ways to hold the pennies. The expert revealed the nation can Brexit-proof their finances following the current government instability ahead of the country leaving the EU. He spoke to […]

Gay college athlete who was disowned by her family is in danger of losing her eligibility because her friends raised money to help her eat and pay bills

Streeter Lecka/Getty Canisius College cross-country runner Emily Scheck was disowned by her family this summer after her mother learned that she was dating a woman. Scheck — who had $ 20 to her name when her parents forced her to choose between conversion therapy and their continued financial support — has struggled to find money […]

25 cities where a college degree makes all the difference in getting a good job, earning enough money, and becoming a homeowner

Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/Getty Images The cost of a bachelor’s degree is at an all-time high. But college degrees are still advantageous — especially in certain areas. MagnifyMoney recently determined the top cities where a bachelor’s degree is most valuable. Earnings and opportunities are highest in wealthy and highly educated cities like San Jose and Washington, […]

AT&T—owner of HBO and DirecTV—lets HBO go dark on Dish in money fight

Enlarge (credit: HBO) AT&T-owned HBO and Cinemax have been pulled from Dish’s satellite TV service and the Dish-owned Sling TV streaming service over a money dispute, marking the first-ever blackout for HBO in its 46-year history. In June, US District Court Judge Richard Leon allowed AT&T to complete its purchase of Time Warner Inc., the […]