financial empowerment

Financial Literacy is on the Rise and Crowdfunding is its Loyal Sidekick

January 13, 2020

Off like a shot from a cannon, financial literacy is gaining momentum with the masses as a popular topic this January. It may be a new year and a new decade, but money never sleeps (according to Gordon Gekko) and this is a positive sign for our financial future. In fact, Morocco just legalized crowdfunding…

2 Major Crowdfunding Predictions for the 2020s

December 25, 2019

All I want for Christmas is a damn equity crowdfunding portfolio 🎁 This past decade witnessed the inception and rollout of the JOBS Act, which opened the door for ordinary people to become equity investors in the same early stage startups that seem to make rich people richer! Separate from the traditional stock market, equity…

Be READY: 3 Tips to Help Educate and Empower Everyday People

September 20, 2019

Batten down the hatches The writing is on the wall, and the whispers warning of a possible looming recession are getting louder and harder to ignore. 1 in 3 Americans are still trying to recover from the Great Recession of 2008 and they’re currently staring down the barrel of another possible financial meltdown. A Dodd-Frank…

From Kiva to Crowdstreet: The Trends of Crowdfunding

September 6, 2019

Pitching in a few dollars in contribution to some really important initiative – beer for the frat party, paying for a friend’s surgery – isn’t a new idea.  Pooling together money from a group has had many iterations over time. It’s such a normalized part of life, that, similar to fashion, home decor and automobile…

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