These are the 25 most recent links to articles and sites that I may not have had chance to blog about, but are interesting personal finance resources none-the-less.
- Square Cash
Send Money for Free or Accept Card Payments.
- How Safe Can Apple Pay Really Be?
A look at the security of Apple Pay
- Mobile phone scam hits hundreds of students
Hundreds - possibly thousands - of students across the UK are falling victim to an expensive mobile phone scam.
- Digital banks support digital business
The digitisation of banking is changing the customer relationship, and this is as true for the corporate customer as the retail consumer.
- Square Now Lets Users Request Money via Email
Mobile payments company Square announced that users of Square Cash, the company's personal payment app, can now use the service to charge individuals or groups through the app or via email.
- Google free to aggregate
The conclusion to the three-year anti-trust investigation by the European Commission will finally see Google able to pursue its aggregator ambitions. But will it?
- Agree It: Facebook app helps you borrow money from your friends
Agree It is a new Facebook app which helps you request loans from family and friends through the social network. But is that actually a good thing?
- Is This What Twitter Commerce Will Look Like?
Twitter is getting serious about commerce on its service. So much so that it looks as though soon you’ll be able to buy goods for sale directly from a tweet.
- Your Web Presence Will Soon Be More Valuable Than Your Credit Rating
A blank social media history is going to be a bad social media history.
- Bitcoin, mobile payments and the future of money
Econsultancy post on new technologies and disruption, with a focus on BitCoin.
- Project wallet drop: World's least honest cities
Four continents, 16 cities, 192 "lost" wallets. That's the basic formula for a recent sticky fingers experiment by Reader's Digest.
- Mobile wallets face uphill struggle in UK
Less than one in ten UK consumers has used a mobile wallet, despite the widespread availability of the technology, a new study has found.
- Finextra: PayPal shines a Beacon on the future of hands-free payments
PayPal has unveiled Beacon, a Bluetooth plug-in for merchants that automatically checks in consumers for hands-free cashless payments at the point-of-sale.
- The pros and cons of online estate agents
Selling your house is stressful and expensive but if you could cut your fees by using an online estate agent would you?
- The scammers that promise to turn your PC into an ATM
These scammers promise an easy way to make huge amounts without having to leave the house. But their scheme is a gamble, in more ways than one...
- StockTwits builds smartwatch widget
As the smartwatch craze gathers momentum, StockTwits has developed a widget that delivers trending stock information straight to Meta Watches.
- eBay sellers beware: Its fees now eat into postage costs
eBay users should beware new rules that now see the site taking a cut of postage costs, which could leave some users out of pocket.
- iOS-only OnTrees hopes to be the Mint.com of the UK
OnTrees wants to create a one-stop offering that allows users to get a complete financial overview of all their accounts.
- Video in Print – Insurance Quotations Made Really Easy
Innovative use of interactive printing to generate car insurance quotes.
- The rise and rise of austerity blogs
More and more blogs springing up to chronicle people's downshifted lifestyles – although, ironically, for one person it has led to a lucrative publishing contract
- PayPal: Ditch wallets and use faces, phones, wearable tech for payments (Wired UK)
Online and offline retail experiences are colliding, and those operating in the offline world need adapt creatively using mobile payment methods, says John Lunn, CEO of PayPal speaking at Wired Money.
- Top apps and websites to get kids managing their money
- Primark bargains now available online with ASOS
Primark takes first baby steps into online fashion retail with a helping hand from ASOS.
- Sendmybag.com: beat budget airlines' rip-off baggage charges
Using a courier like Sendmybag.com for your holiday luggage means you can pack heavy, travel light and save money at the same time.
- A simple guide to the Prism controversy
Prism is a US government surveillance programme for collecting internet data, operated by the National Security Agency.