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Alex Lielacher

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Alex founded SmartMoneySmartLiving.com in 2015 to empower millennials to take control of their financial future. He is a former bond trader who is passionate about cryptocurrency, blockchain technology and investing.

5 Ways To Pay Off Your Student Loans Faster

A large amount of student debt is a major issue that many millennials face today. Hence, paying off student loans is high on the agenda of those who are affected. In this post, I...

5 Awesome Fintech Services for Travellers and Digital Nomads

Financial technology (also referred to as ‘fintech') is currently booming in the start-up world and has a strong focus on providing better products and services for the consumer than its counterparts from the traditional...
Finimize Interview

‘We Want To Make Investing More Accessible For Millennials’ – An Interview With Finimize...

I came across the FinTech start-up Finimize a few months ago and quickly became a reader of their ‘easy-to-digest’ daily financial news service. Their daily global edition email, which highlights each day’s key events...

How Credit Card Companies Try To Get You – A Must-Read Guide

First off I want to say that credit card providers are not intrinsically evil. They allow you to make large purchases on credit, that you would otherwise not be able to make, as you...
TransferWise

How I Saved Over 90% On An International Money Transfer Using TransferWise

In January 2016 I contacted the @CAT Co-Working Space in Penang, Malaysia to sign up for a one month membership, so that I could work remotely on my business from their co-working space. As @CAT...

5 Bad Money Habits That Will Prevent You From Becoming Wealthy

In this post, I would like to share with you 5 bad money habits that will prevent you from becoming wealthy. 1. Spending More Than You Make This sounds like such a basic and obvious reason but...

The Rise of ‘The New Banks’ – 5 Digital Banks You Should Know

The disintermediation of traditional banks and a boom in the FinTech sector has given rise to a new kind of bank. A bank which is leaner, purely online, mobile-friendly and has a younger target audience....

The Rise Of Location Independent Working

Location independent working refers to working without the need of coming to an office to do your job. Location independent working is currently booming as the internet and new technologies have enabled certain work to be...