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How to Take the First Step Into FinTech

Last week I was eating lunch at Noodles when I went to pay using my phone. As I tapped the retail payment terminal lightly with my Samsung Note 5, the guy behind the register grinned. “You seem like a tech savvy guy. Do you want to join our rewards program?” He proceeded to hand me a cardboard card with instructions on how to download their app, which of course would reward me for buying their …

Caution is the Word on Cryptos

My post this week is later than I anticipated. Thursday through Sunday of last week I was at the Statesmen Project in Dallas where I had the opportunity to talk to a group of church and business leaders about the positive impact local currencies can have on communities and the world. To say that it was well received would be an understatement. People intuitively know we are moving through a time of profound change, where …