Our second annual special report, exploring the innovations that rethink how we spend, save and invest.
Stories will appear here throughout the month of September.
In our 2018 edition of "Best New Ideas in Money", we explored the next phase in our financial evolution: the innovations that are rethinking money and unlocking exciting new possibilities.
Artificial intelligence in housing won’t just eliminate Realtors. It could completely change the way we buy, sell and live.
Many voters have come around to the idea that the loans are an unsustainable burden.
Ditching credit cards for facial recognition removes the last physical barrier between our bodies and Corporate America.
Starting this year, it will be possible to be officially certified as a financial therapist.
Dividend-paying ‘inclusive ownership fund’ offers employees a leg up as the pay gap widens.
Paper bank notes are being upgraded for a digital future around the world.
Advancements in machine translation technology are helping consumers, gamers and small businesses
Traditional money managers are scouring the world for information to gain an edge as indexing takes over.
There is no universal language of money. Our financial system is more a Tower of Babel, built in conflicting dialects that cause unnecessary friction and confusion. But, like languages, money evolves, continuously reshaped...
The free-college movement is making inroads, but funding and equality are big stumbling blocks.
Ten states, in an effort to head off a crisis, have started IRAs for workers without access to 401(k) retirement-savings plans.
On-demand payment companies let you decide when you’re paid.
Alternative credit scores — using data, in part, from customers’ smartphones — will be migrating from emerging economies to the U.S.
Countries in Latin America and Africa are finding stores of value in Dash, bitcoin, ether and other cryptocurrencies.
A merger of computing power and human expertise is lowering costs and increasing gains.
GDP, the value of a country’s goods and services, is outdated, which is why economists are devising replacements.
Emergency-savings plans would help Americans avoid financial crises, as seven in 10 have less than $1,000 in a savings account.
Karen Petrou is pushing for a funding mechanism that could attract a new crop of investors.
In this series we explore the next phase of money’s evolution, profiling 12 ideas with the potential to rethink money, upgrade its operating system and unlock exciting new possibilities.
Financial decision making is hard, but three promising ideas are helping Americans overcome common barriers.