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From Bar Soap to Robots: One CEO’s Journey to the Peak of AI

Steve Carlin is the CEO of AiFi, an AI platform that enables retailers to scale autonomous shopping solutions. Although Steve began his career working with consumer products, he eventually found his…

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How This Startup Uses AI to Help People Build Credit

Today, 34% of Americans are “credit invisible;” They lack access to basic lending products such as credit cards. Upstart is on a mission to change that. The fintech platform uses AI models…

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An Author’s Global Journey from Finance to Culinary Writing

Reem Kassis is an award-winning Palestinian writer whose work focuses on the intersection of food, history, and politics. Her cookbook, “The Arabesque Table,” has received rave reviews and was lis…

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Why Your New Year’s Resolution Should Be to Increase Your Emergency Fund

Stefanie O’Connell Rodriguez is a personal finance writer and host of the Real Simple podcast “Money Confidential.” She describes how her upbringing as a child of immigrant parents…

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A Holiday Guide to Personal Finances

Chris Ramos is a personal finance aficionado. Chris received his undergraduate degree from Virginia Tech University, and proceeded to work in government for several years before deciding to pursue…

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The 3 Most Important Lessons Every Startup Founder Should Learn

Miguel Fernandez is the founder of Capchase, a fintech platform that provides financing for software-as-a-service (“SaaS”) companies. Miguel shares some of the biggest mistakes he made as…

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Think Car Insurance is Boring? Think Again.

Did you know that 13% of US drivers are uninsured? This week’s guest, Murray Macdonald, is on a mission to change that. Murray is the co-founder of the insurtech company Just Insure, which aims to p…

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Trading in a Suit for a Hard Hat

Jake Blum is not only an esteemed host of his own podcast, called Quakers and Makers, he’s also a financial planner with Northwestern Mutual. Jake shares what his keys to financial wellness are, and …

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Want to Reach Your Financial Goals? Write Them Down.

Elizabeth a recent college graduate and creator of the platform MyTwoCentsFinance. While she was a full-time student, Elizabeth saved more than $20,000 that helped her achieve her goal of living in…

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If You Think Money Will Solve All of Your Problems – Think Again

Shay Bloch is a serial entrepreneur from Tel Aviv, Israel. Currently, he is the CEO of Jobox.ai, which is a platform that connects individuals freelance home services professionals. Shay shares what…

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