This is not a news alert, by no means. We all know the deal with COVID-19 - it has monopolised our news pages for the last month with the last two weeks reaching an unprecedented high. As if the world has literally stopped spinning; but it has also literally not stopped spinning. Regardless, precautionary measures … Continue reading Is blockchain the answer to preventing pandemics like COVID-19?
This September, just like every September of every year, thousands of 18+ year olds are being sent off by their parents in pursuit of "Higher Education endeavors" across Europe and/or generally all over the world. This September, just like every September of every year, millions of parental monies €/£/$ are wasted on money exchange/commission payments/ … Continue reading Making university finances easier
It is common that with every summer ending we tend to reflect back to the "year" we've had; be it the start of a new academic year (traumatized from our plentiful school years), the end of the financial year at work (and the crossing of fingers for a hefty bonus) or even that we will … Continue reading Throwback to what we’ve learned so far…
We've crunched through half of July (already?), which essentially means that we've only got another month and a half to go with that "summer feeling" and before you know it Santa hats will be back in season - depending of course where you live, since that feeling is very much prolonged in places like Cyprus … Continue reading “Cash or card, miss?” “Cryptos, please”.
Update: At the time of publishing this, the intro line should really say " I have just returned home after my not-so-usual 5km run by the Limassol seaside". I have just returned to my desk after my usual lunch time gym session. Today was another one of those days where I had to really convince … Continue reading Digital fitness: Can I really get paid for going to the gym?
When talking about blockchain technology and its uses across various industries, many are those who will, on the first instance, think "What even is blockchain?", will wonder for a bit, then declare that "it's all computer stuff and I don't get it"; and that's when the thought ends. Others will by default relate in their … Continue reading Can blockchain really be “social”?
Learn how a FinTech company converts plastic into gold. Also featured: Ways in which you can help reduce plastic usage in your local communities.
Making the right choice is always a challenge! Especially when it involves your money, spending (and occasionally wasting) recklessly and without having done your market research. That famous market research which can in fact save you quite a sum, if you add it all up. Imagine it's something similar to the dilemma we had when … Continue reading Revolut v. TransferWise: We’ve done it for you
My little brother, 21, has decided to skip the annual return to the island for the whole of summer ritual for this year and instead go on a two-month trip around Asia. Sounds wonderful and all, and as much as I didn't initially approve (I mean, two months? Without coming back to see his older … Continue reading How to save money during your summer holiday
It all started when my friend said she was still converting her € into £ at a local bank branch, costing her an additional €20 in fees. That's when I realized how unawareness really does cost you a lot! It was then when Ι decided that I had to (at least) try and do something about it; … Continue reading How to keep your FinTech game up to speed