Hillary Clinton Poses for Photos With Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel at Fundraiser

Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel managed to bring out Hillary Clinton’s silly side in a photo booth while hosting a fundraising luncheon at their house. The couple posted a strip pictures with the Democratic presidential candidate to Instagram, with both stars using the hashtag #imwithher as a sign of support. Look WHO DID come over…

via Hillary Clinton Poses for Photos With Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel at Fundraiser — TIME

Peer-to-peer payment app Cookies launches in Germany

If you’re reading this article and live in the U.S., you might not realize that Venmo, Square Cash, Facebook Messenger payments and other similar services only work in the U.S. In many countries, such as Germany, most people still have to rely on wire transfers and IBANs to send money to their friends. German startup…

via Peer-to-peer payment app Cookies launches in Germany — TechCrunch

UnionPay’s mobile payments land in North America with Canada debut

China’s UnionPay is bringing its mobile payment system to North America, starting with a launch today in Canada. The UnionPay International subsidiary of China’s interbank network in China, which creates a unified debit and credit card payment network for the country’s banks. UnionPay is actually the third-largest payment network in the world, behind Visa and…

via UnionPay’s mobile payments land in North America with Canada debut — TechCrunch

CVS Pharmacy launches #CVSPay, its own mobile payments and loyalty solution

CVS Health today is launching its own mobile payments solution that will allow customers to pay for products, pick up prescriptions, earn ExtraCare loyalty rewards, as well as pay – just by scanning the barcode in the CVS mobile app. The idea, the company explains, is to eliminate the number of steps it takes today to complete…

via CVS Pharmacy launches its own mobile payments and loyalty solution, CVS Pay — TechCrunch

Nothing happens until we sell something.

The wiz-bang technologies aren’t the most important driver of success in our new FinTech payments age — although they are amazing and ever evolving at beyond lighting speed.

Instead, it’s what business does with them, and right now it’s effective marketing that’s the sticking point…. What FinTech companies really need to focus on are new ways of understanding their target users, followed by organizing and executing marketing strategies.

SmartPath wants to help your employees manage their finances

Managing your finances can be tough, especially if no one has ever taken the time to sit down with you and explain how it all works. SmartPath, a Y-Combinator backed company, aims to help low-income people, and the 75% of Americans who live paycheck to paycheck, better manage their finances by enabling them to make…

via SmartPath wants to help your employees manage their finances — TechCrunch

Can you name your ‪#‎FirstSevenJobs‬? Here are mine!

My first seven jobs were all part-time gigs to earn money for college.

  1. Painting house numbers on street curbs in 6th grade.
  2. Paperboy for the Press-Telegram in 8th grade.
  3. Attendant at the Shell Station (Palos Verde & Spring) in 10 grade.
  4. Dishwasher at The Broadway department store in Los Altos Shopping Center in 11th grade.
  5. Landscaper at the Disneyland Hotel (Anaheim) and the Sand & Sea Hotel in Long Beach
  6. Forklift driver, Red Devil Fireworks factory (summer after high school graduation)
  7. Night Clerk at the YMCA Hotel in downtown Long Beach (college freshman).