Bitcoin: What's with All the Hype?

by Wade Barnes 29. April 2014
For those who don’t know, Bitcoin is a peer-to-peer payment system and a digital currency. Bitcoin with the capitalized “B” is the payment system and bitcoin with the lowercase “b” refers to the currency. In theory, Bitcoin digitizes the payment system and offers protections from identify theft, debit/credit card fraud, and other forms of modern day financial intrusions. Despite this, many government agencies aren’t fond of the system as the anonymity creates ... [More]

The Future of Technology and Banking

by Andrew Schreiber 25. March 2013
Technology is continuously changing the world we live in and how we as humans interact with others. For better or for worse, technology is continuously changing our everyday lives. I want to focus on how future technology could potentially change the way we interact with our bank. Two highly anticipated and talked about products expected to be released in the near future are the iWatch from Apple and Google Glass from Google. These two products have the potential to revolutionize the way we live... [More]

How to Get Your Friends to Pay You Back

by Stacy Tharp 27. February 2013
It's happened to all of us: that awkward moment when you are dining out with a friend, and when the bill arrives your friend informs you that he has conveniently left his wallet at home or has forgotten to stop off at the ATM. At this point the only way to avoid the dine-and-dash is to pay the bill in full yourself. You might not think it’s a huge deal to pay for someone’s lunch from time to time, but if you lend money to a friend, you have every right to expect your friend to pay yo... [More]


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