Anti-Debt Tech

As education costs and debt rise, apps and technology seek to reduce credit risk

Implications - Implications - Encouraged to seek higher education by their Boomer parents, Millennials have quickly found out that a diploma does not necessarily yield a prosperous job. With an increased interest in issues such as financial literacy and budgeting, Millennials are turning to the familiarity of technology to help gamify their saving and spending and help them out of debt.
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Untested Top 5 Examples: 4,914 Total Clicks Oct 13 - Dec 14
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AR Money Management Apps - The Pocketbook Google Glass App is a Powerful Expense Tracker
SCORE: 3.9
Mild 1,548 Clicks Pub: Apr 3, 14
AR Money Management Apps
The Pocketbook Google Glass App is a Powerful Expense Tracker
Pocketbook is a handy expense tracker that’s moving beyond mobile banking and exploring the future of banking with wearable technology Google Glass. There are plenty of money management apps out... [More]
Wheely Debt-Escaping Wallets - This Smart Wallet Wheels Itself Away from Big Spenders
SCORE: 3.7
Untested 1,097 Clicks Pub: Oct 24, 13
Wheely Debt-Escaping Wallets
This Smart Wallet Wheels Itself Away from Big Spenders
This smart wallet is one that is capable of protesting when too much cash is being shelled out. The wallet is connected to ‘Zaim,’ a bookkeeping app that helps to monitor spending... [More]
College Degree Gift Cards - The Gift of College Helps Reduce Student Debt and Provide an Education
SCORE: 3.7
Untested 426 Clicks Pub: Dec 11, 14
College Degree Gift Cards
The Gift of College Helps Reduce Student Debt and Provide an Education
Did you know that a child is seven times more likely to attend college simply by having a college savings account named for them? With that being said, it is never too early or too late to get... [More]
Financial Literacy Apps - Union Bank's Yuby App Teaches Kids the Basics of Money Management
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Untested 1,333 Clicks Pub: Jul 4, 14
Financial Literacy Apps
Union Bank's Yuby App Teaches Kids the Basics of Money Management
The Yuby app from Union Bank was launched not for existing account holders, but for kids. There are a lot of adults out there who struggle with managing their personal finances, because they never... [More]
Personal Budgeting Apps - The Budget Boss iPhone App Helps You Keep Track of Your Personal Expenses
SCORE: 2.1
Untested 510 Clicks Pub: Jul 6, 14
Personal Budgeting Apps
The Budget Boss iPhone App Helps You Keep Track of Your Personal Expenses
If you find you have trouble keeping track of your spending habits, the Budget Boss is a great app you can download directly onto your iPhone to help you control your spending. The Budget Boss... [More]