3 Financial Experts Recall Their First Reckoning with Money, and Offer Savings Tips of Their Own

I spoke with LearnVest CEO and Founder Alexa Von Tobel, and the New York Times' Dealbook editor Andrew Ross Sorkin and Your Money columnist Ron Lieber, and asked, "What was your first reckoning with money?" Here, they share their earliest memories about earning and spending money, and their own savings tips for younger generations. 

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As the Lending Industry Awaits Regulation Changes, Innovators Move Full Steam Ahead

The investment industry's fiduciary rule has been delayed by the Trump administration. Are changes to Dodd-Frank regulations next? Regardless, entrants to marketplace and mortgage lending aren't wasting any time. 

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Social Media Obsessed? This Year, Get Paid to Post

We're all a little social media obsessed. But for some entrepreneurial It-Girls, tweeting, posting, 'gramming, and snapping became more than a hobby. 
Wielding power over lip color, hotel bookings, what to wear, and where to eat, these ladies found a way to convert followers to consumers, and social media prowess into legitimate businesses. Here's how did they did it.

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Online Lenders Woo Millennials and Homebuyers

As marketplace lending reaches a tipping point, the biggest companies must figure out how to differentiate themselves. Upstart has hired an Uber marketing alum to target more millennial borrowers.
Its credit approvals process considers academic records and future earning power. Also, SoFi is originating $50 million per month in online home loans, challenging the traditionally paper-intensive and slow mortgage process.

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