Nicholas Fainlight | Business Development Associate, Hartford, CT

Nicholas Fainlight is an aspiring finance professional.

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4 Tips to Help Millennials Save for Their First Home

There seems to be a prevalent mindset that millennials will never be able to afford a house. While the housing market is inflated in some areas, for most of the country, there are certainly affordable properties. This misconception is certainly not current for many young adults who are working full-time, even if they have significant […]

Nicholas Fainlight How to use Credit Cards the Smart Way

How to Use Credit Cards the Smart Way

Credit cards are something we’re likely all familiar with. You’ve probably gone shopping to a larger store and had the salesperson ask if you want to open a credit card account specific to that store. It’s likely you always brush it off, knowing you don’t shop there that often or don’t want to deal with […]

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Top FinTech Companies of 2017

Financial technology companies are growing all around the globe, especially in the United States and Europe. Many of these companies make managing your finances much easier and help people get started with money management. So many fintech companies are startups seeing immense growth within their first few years of operation in the account management, payment […]

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5 Apps for Managing Your Finances

Everyone looks forward to receiving compensation after working hard. However, due to rising expenses, many people see their compensation vanish within a few days. Struggling with your finances is difficult, but there are ways that you can receive help. Thanks to the age of technology, there are multiple financial apps currently available to help manage […]

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How to Teach Yourself About Investing

Far too many people are unaware of the basics of investing, even though it’s one of the best ways to build your wealth. Public schools do not teach anything about it and if you go to college, you really only learn about investing if you take business or finance courses. This lack of knowledge leads […]

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Are Investing Apps Really Beneficial?

Lately, there’s been a rise of apps offered to help you manage your personal finances. There are various types of apps and options to choose from. Whether you merely want to work on budgeting, keep track of your credit score, or begin investing, you have plenty of apps  to check out. However, many people question […]

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All About Face Recognition Technology

How We Pay The ways that individuals have paid for items and services has changed greatly over the years. At one time, different cultures would do trade for services or items. Now the majority of countries use currency or credit cards in order to make payment. Many credit cards have evolved to include a chip […]

Nicholas Fainlight- Do Natural Disasters Affect Stocks?

Do Natural Disasters Affect Stocks?

A natural disaster such as a hurricane or earthquake can create devastating consequences for any human or home that stands in its way. Buildings are crumpled, water damage from flooding wreaks havoc and what was once a community becomes an area requiring total repair. However, this wreckage does not always indicate that a disruption will […]

Nicholas Fainlight- How the World's Stock Markets Have Evolved Over Time

How The World’s Stock Markets Have Evolved Over Time

Stock markets are one of the most important parts of the global economy. Stock markets are an important part of economic growth. The origins of the stock market can be traced back to France, where residents used a system that managed debts while serving the best interests of the banks. In Italy, bankers started trading […]

Nicholas Fainlight: Blockchain for Businesses

Blockchain for Businesses: How Major Businesses Utilize Blockchain

Blockchain technology is becoming mainstream. In early 2016, more than 40 major financial institutions were experimenting with blockchain, as reported by Wall Street. What does this mean? And how can blockchain help businesses work more effectively? To answer this, we first have to understand what blockchain is. In the past, transactions of wealth or property […]

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