How Fintech Helps The Less Connected

It’s not hard for most of us to take the technology that we have for granted. Everything is usually within arm’s reach, being either on our mobile phones or on our computers. The banking apps that we have on our mobiles are always updated with the aim of making our lives more convenient and when the times where a more important issue requires us to visit the local bank, it’s usually just a quick visit not too far away. Read more

The History of Western Union

If you’ve ever needed to send money abroad, then you’ve probably used or at least thought of using Western Union. They have quite a large presence in the field along with a solid user-base that frequently uses their services. So, just how and where did it all start and how relevant are Western Unions’ services today compared to all the different online solutions that we now have available to us. Read more

How Paper Money Is Made

Did you know that out of the entire world’s currency, only 8% of it is actually physical cash? That’s a huge amount of the world’s currency that isn’t physically circulating between the populations’ hands.  In the USA alone, an estimated amount of around $650 million USD is printed every single day! Now not to worry, that doesn’t mean that every day there is an additional $650 million USD being put into circulation. Read more